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  • Questa del Rio News

    1 day 7 hours ago

    NEW: Questa native Amaya Cisneros has made the UNM Cheer Team! The closure of the Questa Mine relocated her and her family to Belen, where

    Questa del Rio News

    1 day 9 hours ago

    Business Profile: HustINHart is owned and operated by Red River and Questa native Jessica Rael. “I love being unique and using my own creativity to

    Questa del Rio News

    1 day 10 hours ago

    Local family owned restaurant, RJ's Grill has closed temporarily while the mother-daughter duo transition their business model to a food truck. MORE: questanews.com/rjs-grill-closes-temporarily/ #questadelrionews #QuestaNews

    Questa del Rio News

    1 day 15 hours ago

    This month, our publication started a new series called ‘Representando a Questa.’ This monthly series will include stories about Questeños who are doing amazing things

    Questa del Rio News

    2 days 9 hours ago

    Tomorrow is distribution day. We will be sending our papers out in the mail + sending out subscriptions on Thursday. You can pick up a

    Questa del Rio News

    2 days 12 hours ago

    Emotions are running high at the meeting. Mayor Calhoun has asked for people to take a deep breath and calm down. "This is part of

    Questa del Rio News

    2 days 12 hours ago

    NOW: Undersheriff Jerry Hogrefe took to the podium, talking about his involvement in this weekend's response. He talks about his ideas to mitigate the risk

    Questa del Rio News

    2 days 12 hours ago

    NOW: The Town of Red River is hosting a special meeting to discuss this weekends #RedRiverRally shooting. Linda Calhoun has started the meeting acknowledging the

    Questa del Rio News

    3 days 5 hours ago

    NEW: Jacob Castillo, 30 (pictured) of Rio Rancho has been charged with an open count of murder for his involvement in Saturday’s shooting at the

    Questa del Rio News

    4 days 11 hours ago

    Are you a vendor and did you travel to Red River for this weekend’s rally? Or do you own a local business in who is

  • Classifieds


    Cook Wanted Questa Senior Center, Monday through Friday, 6 hours a day, full benefits. Also looking for a cook for Amalia, Monday through Friday, 4 hours a day, no benefits. For this position, you must be 55 or older. Please call
    (575) 586-0508 for info.

    Assistant Store Manager, Family Dollar. Position is parttime. As a Family Dollar Assistant Store Manager, you will be responsible for providing exceptional service to our customers. A key priority includes assisting the Store Manager in the daily operation of the store. Generous benefits, flexible work schedules and rapid pay. Apply to the job on salary.com.

    Questa Credit Union is Hiring for Two Positions. (See ad on page 13) Loan Office and Teller. Please apply in person for more information. 2433 NM-522, Questa, NM 87556

    Hiring for two positions at the Taos Community Foundation: (See ad on backpage) Finance Associate/Database Management and Director of Community Impact. Please visit TaosCF.org for more information.

    Hidden Treasure Aerial Park Guide, Red River Ski Area. Position is seasonal. This role will be responsible for safe operation of Hidden Treasure ropes course. Training will be provided in-house by a licensed trainer. To apply for this role, visit: https://www.redriverskiarea.com/employment/careers/employment-form/5/

    Summer Mountain Tubing Attendant, Red River Ski Area. Position is seasonal. Provide guests with a safe and fun environment by operating according to procedure and offering excellent customer service. Instruct guests in safety procedures. To apply for this role, visit: https://www.redriverskiarea.com/employment/careers/employment-form/5/

    Lead Sales Associate, Dollar General. Position is fulltime. Will work as cashier, stocker, and will act in lead capacity in absence of Store Manager or Assistant Store Manager. Apply at dollargeneral.com.

    Summer Lift Operator, Red River Ski Area. Position is seasonal. This role will be responsible for assisting and interacting with guests getting on and off chair lifts. Will operate and monitor chair lift as well as maintain daily logs, reports and check lists. To apply for this role, visit: https://www.redriverskiarea.com/employment/careers/employment-form/5/


    Questa Senior Center, no longer serving lunches to-go. Lunch is served from noon to 1 p.m. and they’re $1.50 each. 148 Embargo Rd, Questa. Call
    (575) 586-0508 for more information.

    Mark your calendars! This year’s Questa Art Tour will be Aug. 12-13. Participants should already have their applications in, and collectors can expect more artists, more diverse works, and more stops on our scenic route. www.QuestaCreative.org. Or visit Art Questa Gallery.

    Calling artists of all ages! Sign up now for the Questa Quick Draw, to be held June 24. FREE materials will be provided for local youth. Call/text Mary
    Jo Kelly (575) 224-4220

    Red River Trivia Nights: The Red River Brewing Company will be hosting Trivia Nights on Tuesdays from 7-10 pm. It is free to play and the Brewery will be giving away prizes for the top teams at the end of the night, and for answering bonus questions. Gather your smartest friends and come on down. Teams are limited to 6 players.

    Free Cat Spay/Neuter Vouchers for Lower‐Income Households Zimmer Feline Foundation, (505) 466-1676 or email TheLoveofCats@comcast.net

    San Luis Valley Spay and Neuter Alliance offers low cost spay and neuter services in Monte Vista, CO. Surgeries include rabies and distemper vaccines. Microchips, Bordetella vaccines, de-wormer, nail trims, and matt removal are available at additional cost. Book appointment at slvspayneuter.org or
    call us at (719) 657-7076. slvspayneuter@gmail.com

    Free Transportation for Qualified Seniors Monday through Thursday. Questa Senior Center, 148 Embargo Rd, Questa. Call (575) 586-0508 for more information. Gratuity is appreciated.

    Repurposing Plastic Project: Wednesdays & Fridays 10 am – 2 pm. Come smash plastic and make wire walls! Meet the team, work your body, lift your spirit, and help the planet! At the RPP World Headquarters, the old “Movies at Home” building opposite Questa Supermarket on Hwy 522. For more info, call or text (575) 224-7386.

    North Central New Mexico Food Pantry: Second and Fourth Fridays, 10 am– noon: 140 Embargo Rd. in Questa. If you need an emergency food box or other information, please call: Jeannie Masters (575) 586-0486 or (575) 779-9194, or Nancy Parker (575) 586-2096 or (505) 699-7563. To make a donation, go to ncfpquesta.com or mail to: North Central Food Pantry, PO Box 1076, Questa, NM 87556. For more information, please email wrmesquire2@gmail.com. If you would like to volunteer, please call Jeannie (numbers above).

    Questa One-on-One In-Person Business Counseling with Anwar Kaelin, Director of the Small Business Development Center at UNM-Taos. FREE and CONFIDENTIAL offered on the third Thursday of every month, 1– 4 pm, at the Questa Visitor Center. Business owners, independent contractors, and entrepreneurs in the Questa area can receive free one-on-one business consulting and support in planning, marketing, regulatory compliance, technology development, accessing capital,international trade, and more. Also offered via Zoom on the same day 2– 3 pm: https://zoom.us/j/5757376219. Join by phone: (346) 248-7799 with ID (575) 737-6219. For an appointment, or more information, contact Anwar at

    June Quote from Lisa Fox: “I have my principles, if you don’t like them, I have others!” Groucho Marx


    Taos County GRT Reduced for 2023

    Taos County is the only county in New Mexico to see a decrease in  Gross Receipts Taxes (GRT). New rates effective as of January 1, 2023.

    Questa 7.9375%
    Questa Airport 6.875%
    Red River 8.800%
    Unincorporated County 6.875%


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