Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

By Thomas Garcia
Staff Writer 

Bear found treed in town

The last Quay County sighting was in June 2016.


June 7, 2017

Thomas Garcia

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish wardens removed this brown bear Tuesday from a tree at a residence on the 600 block of South Seventh Street.

TUCUMCARI - Carmen Gonzales wasn't sure what to think at first.

"I was inside and my daughters came in, slammed the door and screamed, 'There is a bear outside,'" she said.

She thought the girls might be playing with her, but they weren't.

There w...

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