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JUNE 1: SAT – 9:00 AM
Questa Fish Fiesta

at Eagle Rock Lake 2323 Old Red River Rd.

Join us for an opportunity to enjoy our outdoor recreational areas. Fishers should bring fishing rods and equipment, as well as typical outdoor accessories such as sunscreen, hats, water, and chairs. Note that all fishers 12 and older will need a fishing license. Info: call (575) 586-0694

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    Information about the upcoming Fiesta weekend from your Questa Village Councilwoman and Fiestas Chairwoman Katrina Gonzales.

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    What a beautiful way to celebrate Arbor Day! 🌲🌳

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    We are excited to announce our new staffers! Wendy Vigil (left) has accepted the role of photojournalist for the Questa del Rio News. She has

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    Do you have Diabetes? Have you ever thought of controlling it holistically? Below is info on a workshop in Questa through part of the summer.

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    Red River Brewery & Distillery Recognized Nationally.

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    Here are several vote centers in our area: -Amalia Community Center -Arroyo Hondo Firehouse #9 -Arroyo Seco Community Center -Carson Firehouse #46 -Cerro Community Center

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    Longtime Latir Fire Department Fire Chief jona olsson is handing over the reigns to new Chief Tyler Eshelmann (photographed with his wife and nephew). questanews.com/latir-volunteer-fire-department-chief-jona-olsson-steps-down/

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    HELP WANTED

    Census Field Representative: This is a part-time, temporary job. Representative will conducts interviews primarily in person (door to door) and when requested may conduct phone interviews to collect survey or census data as required within an assigned geographic area. Visit https://www.usajobs.gov/job/752214800 to apply.


    Wastewater Treatment Plant Technician Be involved in projects with our Mining Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. In this role you will be responsible for performing and overseeing operations and maintenance (O&M) of the Industrial Wastewater Treatment Facility, and associated site structures. https://tinyurl.com/mr25dze5

    Entry Security Guard Assistant, New Mexico Professional Group: Our client, a large, well-known company located in Questa, is now hiring security guards! Security guards are responsible for answering alarms, responding to calls for service, and may apprehend or detain individuals who pose a threat to security. As a security guard, you will monitor access to the company’s property and buildings, in order to prevent or stop incidents, such as theft or violence, from occurring on company grounds. To apply, visit Entry Security Guard Assistant job in Questa, NM (newmexicoprofessionalgroup.com)


    NOTICES


    Questa Senior Center Lunches. Lunches are no longer served to-go. Lunch is served from noon to 1 p.m. and the recommended donation is upward of $1.50 each. 148 Embargo Rd, Questa. Call (575) 586-0508 for more information.


    SLV Spay & Neuter Alliance Mobile Clinic offers low-cost spay and neuter services for cats and dogs in San Luis, Alamosa, and other towns in southern Colorado on a rotating basis.Surgeries include age-appropriate rabies and distemper vaccines. Microchips, bordetella vaccines, dewormer, nail trims, and mat removal are available at additional cost. Book appointments easily online at slvsna.org or call (719) 657-7076.


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


    Repurposing Plastic Project: Wednesdays & Fridays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 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 the supermarket on Hwy 522. For more info, call or text (575) 224-7386.

    North Central New Mexico Food Pantry: Second and fourth Fridays, 10 a.m. – 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 Director of the Small Business Development Center at UNM-Taos Anwar Kaelin. FREE and CONFIDENTIAL offered on the third Thursday of every month, 1– 4 p.m., 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 p.m.: 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 anwar@unm.edu

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