Brand new time to work together

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Yes, it’s a brand-new year, but … the nation – and the world – are still left with the same problems that made the world less-than-happy last year …. and the year before that, ad infinitum. Now, all of us have our own particular concerns. And those like keeping [...]

Secular Santa part of Christmas spirit

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Merry Christmas! At Thanksgiving, we give thanks. At Christmas, we give gifts – and get thanks. Thanksgiving is not a religious holiday. Christmas is a religious holiday. But it’s also a very secular holiday filled with non-religious traditions. Christmas, for some, wouldn’t be Christmas without this gift that Clement [...]

Getting for Christmas inside out

By Debra Whittington “And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall [...]

Sci-Fi writer Jack Williamson dies

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers The man considered by many the “Dean of Science Fiction” — Jack Williamson — died Friday at his home in Portales. He was 98. A prolific writer, Williamson authored more than 50 novels and numerous short stories, including eight novels completed after he turned 90. His first story, “The Metal [...]

Found a good deal? God says to research

By Leonard Lauriault: Quay County Sun Columnist Recently, some commercials have promoted products using claims of having “good news” in light of present bad conditions. You’ve probably seen them: The world’s about to be destroyed (or something at least as dramatic), but I have good news, I just saved hundreds of dollars on my car [...]

By QCS staff

A special ceremony, Honor and Remembrance, recognizing those who died five years ago in the terrorist attacks was held Monday morning in the courtyard of the Tucumcari Police Station. An American flag was presented to Tucumcari Police Chief Larry Ham and a plaque that will be installed at the base of the flagpole, by representatives [...]

Bedbugs bite for world peace

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor New York City is being eaten alive — literally — with a bedbug epidemic. Yes, those infamous creepy creatures of nighttime rhyme have infested the Big Apple, where they’ve been chewing their way through town worse than those squirmy worms depicted in cartoons. Alas, you may ask, why should [...]

11/12 Editorial

Far too much is being made about allegedly “obscene” oil company profits, most often by demagogues trying to whip up the mob with allegations of “price gouging,” industry collusion and “profiteering.” We expect this from politicians and pundits of the anti-capitalist stripe, and from greens reluctant to point the finger at a U.S. regulatory climate [...]

9/10 Letters to the editor

Dear Editor: We were recently robbed. The thief took an old lawnmower and the gasoline that would power it. The lawnmower was left resting in the back yard while we ran a quick errand, between the time we had cut the back lawn and before we could address the front. It was early afternoon and [...]