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Articles from the July 7, 2021 edition

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 By Steve Hansen    News    July 7, 2021

Officials to add new language to zoning

Language will be added to Tucumcari zoning laws to accommodate growing, processing and retail sales of marijuana products for recreation, the Tucumcari City Commission decided in a special meeting on...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 7, 2021

Main Street mystery

Did Route 66 once run through Tucumcari's Main Street? It's a question a television producer aims to answer in the coming weeks that could have...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 7, 2021

Farmers Market to open Saturday

The general manager of the Tucumcari Farmers Market said two recent developments likely will boost the market - the lifting of many coronavirus...

 

United we stand; divided we fall

Over this past weekend, Americans celebrated that, for 245 years, we’ve been free of governmental tyranny. Throughout our history, we’ve continued to fight against one form of tyranny or another,...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 7, 2021

Tucumcari native acquires Del's

A Tucumcari native has fulfilled his dream of acquiring the city’s oldest restaurant after working there as a young teenager. Chase Waters, 30, closed the deal Wednesday on Del’s Restaurant,...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 7, 2021

Health secretary to return to academic life

Dr. Tracie Collins, who has served as New Mexico health secretary for eight months, will return to academic life at the end of July. Collins last fall accepted Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s request...

 

Calendar - July 7

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • July 16 — Fired Up Friday. The Quay County Health Council will host a chalk art contest. Food trucks will operated from 11 a.m. to 8...

 

Menus - July 7

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center remain closed to the public indefinitely but will deliver meals to those who qualify. Those interested in meal deliveries should call the Tucumcari...

 

Pages past - July 7

On this date ... 1971: Jazz legend Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong died of an apparent heart attack at age 71 after his wife Lucille found him collapsed at his home, according to a United Press...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 7, 2021

State announces support program

SANTA FE — New Mexico state officials on Friday announced a support program that will provide New Mexicans currently receiving unemployment benefits supplemental payments for returning to the...

 
 By Bloomberg News    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Donald Rumsfeld personified idea of never quitting

In the mid-2000s, I spent two years as senior military assistant to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, acting essentially as his military gatekeeper and translating his orders to the U.S. military...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Reasonable climate measures can't hurt

It’s Friday and it has been raining in Tucumcari for three days straight. While I would have welcomed the thrill and sense of risk that comes with a thunderstorm, the rain we’ve been getting for...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Revolution undeservedly under fire

It’s been a hard time for the American Revolution. It’s been smeared by The New York Times 1619 project as a fight to preserve slavery. Juneteenth, a worthy event in its own right, is considered...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 7, 2021

Woman honored for 50 years with Altrusa

A Tucumcari woman recently was honored for her 50 years of membership with Altrusa International of Tucumcari and remains its only active charter...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 7, 2021

Cases staying down in Quay County

Quay County on Friday was about to enter its second week without a reported case of COVID-19 as the state lifted its health restrictions the previous day. The county's last confirmed coronavirus case...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 7, 2021

Courts to phase to more in-person proceedings

SANTA FE — New Mexico courts will phase more proceedings to in-person from now through July 19, though various public health precautions will still be taken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, follo...

 

Jail log - July 7

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from June 28 to July 2: • Scott Cain Garcia, 22, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Jeremie Jack Oglesby, 39, Tucumcari, contempt o...

 

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