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Tucumcari commission takes action on water

The commission approved a letter that commits the city to put up $375,000 toward the $1.5 million needed to replace the 165,000-gallon Hoover tank west of the city and install water supply lines from city wells to the tank, and transmission lines from the tank to the city.


Logan triumphs over Mesilla Valley Christian

Knight scored on runs of 29, 47, 1, 23 and 61 yards during the evening. He might have amassed more yardage but suffered a bruised neck early in the fourth quarter and was taken out of the game. The injury appeared minor; he walked off the field and was laughing with teammates on the sidelines.


Lady Rattler finishes in top 10 at meet

Other varsity Lady Rattlers participating at the event were Aleaya Lucero (25th, 25:14), Ashley Shipley (33rd, 27:20), Leslie Naverrete (41st, 32:18) and Melanie Jones (43rd, 37:48).


Border towns key in close US House races amid wall talk

In this Oct. 3, 2018 photo, the historic train station of Columbus, N.M., once attacked by Mexican Revolutionary Pancho Villa is shown before sunset. As Democrats seek to flip a key GOP U.S. House seat in... more


Mesalands may collaborate on aviation program

Groesbeck said nearly-new Cessna “trainer” airplanes can be purchased for as little as $26,000. He also said the Federal Aviation Administration is allowing more computer-run flight-simulation instruction, lowering potential costs to colleges.


OPINION | Editorial: Journal recommendations for NM's statewide offices

Journal endorsements in this year’s general election continue today with the statewide races for attorney general, secretary of state, auditor, treasurer and commissioner of public lands:Attorney General – Hector BalderasThe attorney general is responsible for fighting crime, enforcing open meetings


Logan hires new city manager

Scott Parnell, the village of Logan's new manager who began his first day of work Oct. 9, hailed from Los Lunas, near Albuquerque.


Suit By Slain Girl's Grandparents Can Proceed, Council Approves $4.5M Netflix Package

Many people in towns like Columbus, New Mexico, say they see no problem with U.S. Border Patrol keeping watch over their small village of 1,600 people and dismiss talk by some activists within the Democratic Party who seek to "abolish ICE" — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Many also oppose


Correction: Election 2018-House-Border story

COLUMBUS, N.M. — In a story Oct. 19 about U.S. House races along the Southern border, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Nancy Pelosi as U.S. House majority leader. She is the minority leader.


Why this Teessider is putting millions into these derelict offices

It comes as ambitious plans to regenerate Albert Road, round the corner, into Albert North with food and drink outlets, ‘city living apartments’, studios and offices were recently unveiled.


New Mexico Dem outraises GOP hopeful in key US House race

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democrat Xochitl Torres Small raised more than three times as much money from July through September as Republican Yvette Herrell in a closely watched U.S. House race in southern New Mexico, according to newly released federal numbers.


New Mexico Health Officials Warning of Water Concerns Near Cannon AFB

CURRY COUNTY, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) - If you live within four miles of the southeast corner of Cannon Air Force Base and use a private well, New Mexico health officials are recommending you use bottled water.


Reading, thinking key to your vote

Take two people who are decent, long-serving public servants and have them compete for political office, and what do you get?


Logan volleyball team defeats rival Grady/San Jon

GRADY - Logan dealt with serving errors, playing on the road and a flat performance but still defeated area rival Grady/San Jon 26-24, 25-20, 25-11 during a district volleyball game Thursday.


Pages past - Oct. 17

1968:An early first snow of the season fell in Tucumcari and the region. The area received moisture in several different forms the previous night and today - rain, then sleet, then snow. Dave Williams, superintendent of the Northeast Substation at Tucumcari, reported 0.40 inches of moisture. Travis


Police: Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting had chainsaw blade

On Oct. 11, the New Mexico State Police interviewed officer Brent Aguilar about the incident. In the interview, Aguilar said he and other officers were attempting to stop a stolen vehicle driven by 22-year-old Aaron Joseph Chavez of Clovis.


Location good argument for Tucumcari track

It was hard for anyone to not be impressed by the more than 1,100 people who showed up at the Tucumcari Convention Center to express support for a proposed Coronado Park horse-racing track and casino on Tucumcari’s east side that would create 400 jobs. The presentation by Coronado Park’s principals


House NM Brings Minimalism to Italy’s Hillside

Varese, Italy is where the latesthometo catch our eye resides. Created in 2017, the 260 sq. m space was led by Mauro Rivolta from Studio Ecoarch. Situated on a sloping hillside, one of the aims was to make use of the sun and landscape, inserting large windows in order to make the space feel more ope


Bible speaks to issue of gambling, gaming

It will shock no one to hear that the topic of gambling is a hot item in this region. What does the Bible say about gambling? Is it a sin? If it’s a sin, should it be criminalized?