Deregulation lead to recession

The economic recession we are in is the

Economic assistance passed for day care

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor City commissioners approved an ordiance for an application for loval economic develpoment assistance for building a new day care in Tucumcari during Thursday’s meeting. Patrick Vanderpool, who is the extecutive director of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development agency, presented the ordiance to the commission. “It will open some new […]

Press Release: State’s unemployment rate in May 6.5 percent

June 25 press release from the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, Office of the Secretary, Economic Research & Analysis Bureau,

Tucumcari’s economic success discussed at town hall meeting

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Thomas Garcia Keys to Tucumcari’s economic development success are community collaboration and engaging the youth, said a leadership and economic development consultant. Fifty local residents attended a town hall meeting Wednesday led by Malin Wall, founder and director of the Nebraska-based Heartland Center for Leadership Development. “There are many well intentioned groups and people doing […]

Presentation offers keys to success for small towns

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Thomas Garcia Despite conventional folk wisdom, small towns do have a future, and can succeed, said Milan Wall, a leadership and economic development consultant. Wall, founder of the Nebraska-based Heartland Center for Leadership Development, gave a presentation Tuesday on the “Six myths about the future of small towns” to about 50 area Tucumcari residents. The […]

TEDC to survey Tucumcari’s growth

By Thomas Garcia: QCS sstaff writer Meslands Community College officials want the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation board to

Economic development corp. seeks pact with city, county for stimulus dollars

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. is seeking an alliance between Quay County and the city of Tucumcari in hopes of securing more federal stimulus dollars. Patrick Vanderpool, EDC executive director, suggested the alliance during Monday’s regular meeting of the GTEDC. Vanderpool said the alliance could be a way […]

Gaming Authority sets meeting for Friday

By QCS Staff The Quay County Gaming Authority will have a special meeting at 10 a.m. on Friday in the Territorial Room at the Tucumcari Greater Economic Development Corp. The meeting will cover the authority’s financial report and a discussion of the continuing options on the property, according to Warren Frost, executive director. The authority […]

Ministry of H.O.P.E. feels economic strain

By QCS Staff Economic turmoil often hits the poor the hardest. “It’s affected us all,” said Paula McAfee who manages the Ministry of HOPE, which provides assistance to those who are in crisis.And providing food for those in crisis has become more expensive, she said. “Gas prices are going down, and groceries hopefully will come […]

10-01-2008: Calendar

Calendar for Saturday 10-01-08 October Today: 8 a.m.- 8 p.m., Governor’s Conference on Economic Development, Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-4079.Today: 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Story time for all children ages 2