As of 8 a.m. Monday: San Jon schools have cancelled all classes today. House schools have cancelled classes. Logan schools are on a two-hour delay. Classes are scheduled to start at 10 a.m.
By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Tucumcari Police received a strange assist, apparently from the suspect himself, during the recent investigation into a burglary at the city’s maintenance yard. Henry Salaz, 41, the suspect, was arrested and charged with two felony charges of burglary, burglary of a vehicle and misdemeanor charges of larceny and [...]
By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor Petitions to recall Tucumcari city commissioners Dora Salinas-McTigue, District 1, and Jimmy Sandoval, District 2, are being circulated in the commissioners’ districts by a group called A Better Unity for Tucumcari, according to group spokespersons Matthew Bednorz and Jerry Lopez. Lopez and Bednorz said they and “five or six [...]
Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Tucumcari Police officer shot and killed a pitbull dog that attacked a woman who was then airlifted to an Albuquerque hospital for her injuries, according to Chief Jason Braziel. “We are still trying to find the owner of the stray dog that attacked and injured Brittany Kam, 20, and [...]
Wednesday Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Thursday Cemetery Advisory Board at noon, City Hall Monday Library Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., Library Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse Tuesday City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City [...]
QCS Staff State police on Tuesday arrested an Albuquerque man who is accused of shooting a man at a church on Monday. Billy Chavez, 59, was arrested Tuesday morning on State Route 104 north of Tucumcari after witnesses reported spotting him in Tucumcari, said police spokesperson Tony Lynn. Chavez was transported to the Quay County Detention Center, Lynn [...]
A total of 3,256 customers, basically the entire city of Tucumcari, lost power from 7:06 to about 8:30 Saturday morning. Xcel Energy spokesperson Wes Reeves said the outage occurred because pieces of a bird's nest made contact with circuit protection equipment at the Tucumcari substation on Campbell Avenue.
Guadalupe County – On Thursday, April 04, 2013 at 11:13 a.m., State Police bomb team responded to the Blue Hole located in Santa Rosa, NM regarding the discovery of a possible explosive device. A visitor to the Blue Hole noticed the suspicious device in the water and immediately contacted the authorities. A large perimeter was [...]
The University of New Mexico Cancer Center is adding a new tool to its kit to diagnose and fight cancer. This fall the center will be among the first of a small number of sites worldwide to acquire a technology that can sequence an entire human genome in half a day for about $1,000. Whole [...]