Pair of contested races set for June primary elections

QCS staff Quay County voters will have a pair of contested primary elections, and nothing contested in the November general elections. Tuesday was the lone day to file for elections at the Secretary of State’s Office in Santa Fe and at county courthouses for the June 5 primaries. There will be a race for Senate […]

New administrator joins Dan C. Trigg hospital

Special to the QCS Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital has announced Suraj Agboke has joined the hospital-based primary clinic as the practice administrator. “We’re pleased to have Suraj’s expertise as a part of our team. His experience will help us expand clinic services and recruit providers,” said Lance Labine, Administrator for DCT. Agboke replaces Johnlyn […]

County canvasses primary votes

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer The June 1 Primary Election results were confirmed Friday by the Quay County Commissioners. “We certify the following candidates from Quay County for nomination in the November election,” said Commission Chair Franklin McCasland. The precinct voting totals were reviewed and confirmed by the commissioners during a regular commission meeting. […]

Primary election results

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Primary voter registration ends May 4

QCS Staff Voter registration for the June 1 primary election ends May 4, the same day absentee and early voting begins. Ballots may be cast at the Quay County Clerk’s office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Quay County Clerk Ellen White said the primary is a closed election. “If your a registered Republican or […]

Three file in Dsitrict 3

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County District 3 Commissioner will be the only contested race in the June 1 primary election. Quay County Clerk Ellen White closed the filing for the primary election at 5 p.m. Tuesday. “This is going to be a good election,” White said. District 3 County Commissioner and Chairman […]

Area farmers eligible for disaster aid

Freedom New Mexico U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom J. Vilsack has declared Roosevelt County a disaster area in a move that also affects Curry and Quay counties. Roosevelt is among seven New Mexico counties listed as disaster areas because of production losses from high winds and drought, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Curry […]

Cosner leads Democratic primary in Quay County

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By QCS Staff Native son Craig Cosner, took Quay County’s Democratic primary votes to run for State Representative District 67. Cosner had 825 votes compared to Van Robertson who had 334 votes. In his first political race, Cosner said it was humbling to be a candidate. Waiting to hear the voter results in Quay County, […]

Nara Visa returns in

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By QCS Staff The first votes in Quay County, from Nara Visa, have been tallied. They were in before voting ended at 7 p.m. today in the rest of the county because of the time zone difference in the eastern part of the county. In Nara Visa, about half of all the eligble voters cast […]

Community Notes: Gayle to sing at Methodist Church, Schultz to talk at Presbyterian, Udall seeks student artwork

April 1: Deadine for candidates to withdrawCandidates for the Primary Election are reminded that April 1 is the last day to withdraw their candidacy from the June 4, Primary Election. Gayle set to sing at Methodist ChurchFour-time female vocalist of the year and 2007 female vocalist of the decade, Suzy Gayle, will present a concert […]