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Articles from the June 14, 2017 edition

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 By Thomas Garcia    News    June 14, 2017

Bear put down for 'unacceptable behavioral traits'

A brown bear captured in Tucumcari on Monday has been put down because it exhibited "unacceptable behavioral traits," said Game Warden Capt. Clint Hen...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    June 14, 2017

Residents vote to retain City Commissioners

Three city commissioners will retain their seats on the Tucumcari City Commission following a special recall election Tuesday. Tucumcari residents vot...

 

It's pageant week in Portales

PORTALES - Quay County will have a say in who wins the Miss New Mexico Scholarship Pageant this weekend in Portales. That's because Logan's Taylor...

 

Wildlife officer gives tips for safe summer

Staff report It's a wild world out there, but with preparation and caution, anyone can enjoy the summer in harmony with nature, according to a local...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 14, 2017

Official: Ed department will be in 'state of flux'

Area school administrators had mixed reactions to Thursday’s announcement that New Mexico Education Secretary Hanna Skandera will step down as of June 20. “I was shocked,” said Jamie Widner, Mel...

 

EPCOG approves budget

CLAYTON — The Eastern Plains Council of Governments retained all officers, authorized the sale of three properties and approved the 2017-18 budget during its annual meeting Wednesday in Clayton....

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    June 14, 2017

Commission discusses downtown improvements

In a public work session before the regular meeting, Tucumcari city commissioners discussed using a “tax income funding” (TIF) district as the way to finance downtown improvements under the Metrop...

 

Events calendar - June 14

June 21 • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board: 10 a.m., Tucumcari City Hall June 22 • Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall • City Commission: 6 p.m., Tucumcari...

 

Senior menus - June 14

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers for today through June 21: Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Hamburger steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, green...

 

Meetings watch - Quay County Commission

The following were actions taken at by Quay County commissioners Monday at their regular meeting: • Approved Forrest EMS’ receipt of an ambulance from the city of Clovis EMS services. Quay County...

 

Pages past - June 14

June 1957 The Al G. Kelley-Miller Bros. Circus, the second largest in the country, put on two shows on Route 66 just east of town. • Killingsworth construction started the first alley paving...

 

Letter to the Editor - Republican ticket back to 'good old days' with Trump

A couple of weeks ago, Rube Render had a column explaining how much power the president had. The purpose of the article was to justify firing the head of the FBI. It had me wondering if we were...

 

Jail log - June 14

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from June 2 through June 9: • Breysen Billings, 21, warrant • Jessica Engel, 30, warrant • Tyler Loftis, 25, criminal...

 

Partisan games keep state from moving forward

Once again, perceived vagaries in New Mexico law — and animosity between Gov. Susana Martinez and the Democrat-majority Legislature — have led to district court. This time, the Legislative...

 
 By Rube Render    Opinion    June 14, 2017

Comey a shifty political operative

Whatever else James Comey may be, the one thing that has become evident after all the testimony he provided various congressional committees is that...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    June 14, 2017

Walking good way to better health

From April 8 to May 20, Quay County residents took more than 6 million steps toward improving their health. They participated in the Quay County Health Council’s Step into Spring, an informal...

 

Flag symbol of unity, respect

Today is National Flag Day, celebrating acceptance of the American flag’s design on this date in 1777. Although celebrated since at least 1885, Flag Day wasn’t a holiday until 1916, and it...

 

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