Police: Ice cause of fatal crash


Thomas Garcia A local animal rescue volunteer was killed Saturday morning in a traffic accident on Interstate 40 as she was transporting a puppy for adoption. State Police Capt. Jimmy Glascock said Catherine Priddy-Bugg, 51, of Tucu-mcari, died from injuries suffered in a three-vehicle accident on I-40 west of Tucumcari. “It was just another day […]

Closure of I-40 strands motorist in Tucumcari


QCS Staff After a four hour closure I-40 was re-opened Friday allowing motorists to continue westbound to Albuquerque. The interstate was first closed at 10 a.m., from mile marker 239 to 329, which is from Tucumcari to the Torrance county line, said New Mexico State Police Lt. Robert McDonald. McDonald said at that time, I-40 […]

I-40 re-opened, U.S. Highway 54 remains closed

QCS Staff I-40 eastbound and west bound have been reopened along with U.S. 54 to the Texas state line.

Senior menus —

The following are the lunch menus for November 24 – November 30 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Friday Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Monday Pork posole, pinto beans, spinach salad with dressing, flour tortilla, strawberries and peaches. Tuesday Steak and stuff, spinach, parmesan potato rounds, wheat roll, lemon bar. Wednesday Stuffed […]

Holiday closings — Nov. 23

The following offices will be closed for Thanksgiving: • Quay County, City of Tucumcari and Village of Logan Offices will be closed Thursday. • Wells Fargo , Citizens Bank , Everyones Federal Credit Union , First National of New Mexico Tucumcari and Logan will be closed Thursday. • All Quay County Post Office will be […]

Holiday closings

The following offices will be closed on Veterans Day: • The Quay County, Tucumcari and Village of Logan offices will be closed Friday in observance of Veteran’s Day. • Wells Fargo, Citizens Bank and Everyones Federal Credit Union will be closed Friday. • First National of New Mexico in Tucumcari and Logan will be closed […]

Eastbound I-40 reopens

Eastbound Interstate 40 has been reopened east of San Jon according to New Mexico State Police dispatech. Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry said the fire started near mile marker 366 on the south side of the highway. He said four fire crews were called out to the scene.

U.S. Highway 54 closed out of Logan

Quay County fire departments have responded to a grass fire on U.S. Highway 54 about 15 miles northeast of Logan. The westbound highway out of Logan has been shut down due to a traffic accident. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

U.S. 54 reopens

Firefighters have reopened U.S. 54 off Route 66 Boulevard. The road was closed since about 4:30 p.m.

Press Release: Gov. Martinez orders state offices closed Friday, Feb. 4.

SANTA FE – This evening, Governor Susana Martinez continued to work closely with leaders across the state to provide emergency assistance to New Mexicans impacted by interruptions in natural gas and power services caused by record low temperatures. To hasten the supply recovery, Governor Martinez ordered state operations not providing critical services to close tomorrow […]