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Articles from the May 3, 2017 edition

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 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 3, 2017

Keeping true to roots

TUCUMCARI — Chuck wagon teams and enthusiasts braved the harsh elements of a spring snow storm to take part in the 17th annual chuck wagon cook-off...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    May 3, 2017

Project gets no support

The Tucumcari City Commission added its voice to the rising chorus of opposition to a proposed borehole field test project at their April 25 meeting. In a unanimous vote, commissioners voted to...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 3, 2017

Rawhide Days kicks off Thursday

There is still time to hit the trail to enjoy live music, a longhorns cattle drive, gunfights and much more this weekend at the second annual...

 
 News    May 3, 2017

Pages past - May 3

May 1970 • Pete Dominici, Republican candidate for the governor, was the guest speaker at a Dutch treat luncheon at the Pow Wow Restaurant. The luncheon was open to the public for those who wanted...

 
 News    May 3, 2017

Menus - May 3

The following are the menus for the schools in Quay County for today through May 10: House Thursday Breakfast: Cinnamon toast, sausage, variety of juice and milk Lunch: Ravioli, green beans, fruit,...

 

Food worker deserves reward for suspect tip

If they aren’t already in the process, the FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and U.S. Marshals Service should give the McDonald’s worker — who identified the man wanted...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    May 3, 2017

DOE silence on boreholes fishy

I think I said I wasn't going to write about the Nara Visa borehole project again, but I'm going to anyway. The lesson from the borehole project's sponsor has been how to shoot yourself in the foot....

 
 By Rube Render    Opinion    May 3, 2017

Open letter to Trump noteworthy

There are many “open letters to Donald Trump” written from such notables as Bill Nye (The Science Guy), consumer advocate and political activist...

 

Rattlers face off against Capitan Tigers today

The Tucumcari Rattlers will play against the Capitan Tigers today in the first round of the 3A state baseball tournament at Capitan. The 10th-seeded Rattlers 8-12 2-7, ended the regular season in...

 

Mesalands rodeo team gets new coach

Mesalands Community College’s intercollegiate rodeo team finishes the 2017 regular season under the direction of a new head coach with a regional title in bull riding. On April 25, Mesalands announc...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 3, 2017

Kids learn hands-on at outdoor classroom

Elementary students from area schools learned about Earth Day through a series of hands-on exhibits Thursday at the Tucumcari Elementary Outdoor...

 
 News    May 3, 2017

Jail log - May 3

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 22 through April 28: • Ernest Arguello, 26, warrant • Pete Baca, 43, warrant • John Blackmon, 26,...

 
 News    May 3, 2017

Meetings watch - May 3

The Tucumcari City Commission took the following actions at their April 25 meeting in Tucumcari City Hall: • Authorized the city’s Community Development Department to apply for a $39,000 grant to...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    May 3, 2017

Group asks for borehole presentation

CLOVIS — A group looking to conduct a deep drilling experiment in Quay County explained Thursday night what it hoped to do over the next few months, should the project continue. Quay County...

 

Don't let faith blow around like a cap in wind

By now, you probably don’t remember those very windy days on March 23 and 24, especially because it’s been pretty windy since then. Our grandson was out playing after school on March 23 and his ca...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    May 3, 2017

Borehole drilling hits grassroots opposition

There’s an issue rising to the surface in New Mexico over some boreholes the Department of Energy wants to drill. A lot of people in some very rural areas are saying no. It pertains to nuclear...

 

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