Herding Squirrels: The long dry season

Traci Arbios For those of us in blended-family land, it’s been a long, long summer. I never exactly know how to feel about this particular season. My husband and I are the primary parents to our massive brood of kids; but come summer, visitation schedules change, culling our herd. How would I describe it? By [...]

When is the best time to start potty training?

lnyz6c-lnyz5cpottytraining.jpg

Tonjia: Developmentally speaking, there are two important things to remember about potty training children. First, girls typically reach developmental milestones more quickly than boys and thus potty train earlier than boys do. Second, potty training depends upon a child’s ability to control bladder and bowel functions. In most children, awareness of these functions does not [...]

Rattlers, Lady Rattlers prep for state

lknla5-lknl8tshotput.jpg

QCSun staff The Tucumcari Rattlers placed first and second during the district 6 AA track meet and are set to compete Friday and Saturday at state competition in Albuquerque. The Lady Rattlers clinched the district championship with a 148-128 win over the Texico Lady Wolverines. The Rattlers took second in district standings behind the Texico [...]

San Jon, Tucumcari boys head to Albuquerque

lhs0tc-lhs0slbball3.jpg

QCSun staff

Estancia boys prevail in overtime

lew9ud-lew9tlbball1.jpg

Thomas Garcia By Thomas GarciaQuay County SunRattler Jantzen Darnell’s

Our page — Dec. 22

ldtk54-ldtjqhjrbasketball.jpg

The Logan Jr. High basketball girls and boys teams won their home tournament the weekend before Thanksgiving.

Cowboys pay price for entertainment

Baxter Black Jim told me a story of his youth. Of course, it could have happened yesterday knowing cowboys the way I do. Jim was 12. His brothers were two years off, either way. Their dad sent the boys out a’horseback to bring in Bully Boy, one of their herd sires, to the home corrals. [...]

Securing border starts with fixing immigration

Many see border security as a simple issue: just stop people from coming across, and let those who try to come illegally suffer the consequences. The fatal shooting of a Mexican teenager by a U.S. Border Patrol agent, however, shows the deceptive complexities underlying the issue. Sergio Adrian Hernandez, described as 15 by U.S. authorities [...]

Our page —

l3qfbj-l3qfay69quaynialsbday.jpg

It’s a snap Girls Junior League Softball [image#2, align=right, size=thumbnail] The 2010 Girls Junior League Softball tournament marked the end of the season May 20. The Diamond Divas came in first place, followed by Cyclones in second, Code 3 in third and Logan Lakers in fourth. Cylones team members in the back row from left [...]

Sports brief

All district basketball teams District 4 1A Boys Logan • Brandon Rafool • Rylan Calbert • Truitt Frost • Tanner Sorrels • Blake Strack San Jon • Chase Thompson • Jacob Benally Grady • Dalton Thomas • Jarod Allen • Dustan Provencio