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  • Questa del Rio News

    12 hours 24 minutes ago

    Many generations of families in northern Taos County have memories of the historic La Cienega Elementary School. The school stopped operating in the late 90’s

    Questa del Rio News

    1 day 11 hours ago

    Isaiah is a Questa High School graduate and has family in Questa and Taos.

    If you know of his whereabouts, contact police at 505-425-6771.

    Questa del Rio News

    3 days 11 hours ago

    Esperanza Quintana was nominated for our April Outstanding Youth Report!

    MORE: questanews.com/outstanding-youth-report-esperanza-quintana/

    Questa del Rio News

    3 days 13 hours ago

    Questa Mayor John Ortega talks big plans and accomplishments for the Village of Questa in State of the Village address. MORE: questanews.com/mayor-ortega-talks-big-plans-for-questa/

    Questa del Rio News

    4 days 10 hours ago

    Northern Taos County’s Acequia Cleaning Days are coming up! Learn more about dates, times and locations for the local associations in the area. MORE: questanews.com/acequia-cleaning-days/

    Questa del Rio News

    4 days 12 hours ago

    This month, we’re recognizing Santana Santistevan for her 24 years of service in education! MORE: questanews.com/recognition-for-years-of-service-santana-santistevan/

    Questa del Rio News

    4 days 15 hours ago

    Being raised in a community where your history connects to every part of your present, it’s difficult to find the courage to leave. It is

    Questa del Rio News

    4 days 16 hours ago

    Check out our reporter Dylan Crabb’s photos of the 2024 Eclipse! 😳

    Questa del Rio News

    4 days 21 hours ago

    DON’T LOOK UP, unless you have solar #eclipse glasses.🤓 Questa, however, is not in the direct path of the #eclipse therefore we’ll only see about

    Questa del Rio News

    6 days 10 hours ago

    #Breaking: Questa Cheer comes in 2nd place in A2A NMAA State Competition! The 1st place team in A2A were the Maxwell Bears and the 3rd

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    HELP WANTED

    Safety and Health Specialist, Granite: The position is responsible for collaborating in the administration of the Company’s Safety and Health Management System (SHMS) and the corresponding regulations that relate to the safety of work. To apply, visit ZipRecruiter.com and search Safety and Health Specialist Granite.


    Heavy Equipment Operator, Granite: Heavy Equipment Operators are responsible for safely and efficiently operating various pieces of heavy mobile equipment, including but not limited to Dozers, Loaders, Excavators, Articulated Trucks. To apply, visit ZipRecruiter.com and search Heavy Equipment Operator Granite.


    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)

    Special FBI Agent, FBI: FBI Special Agents apply their professional expertise and unique skill sets to their work and role every day. As a Special Agent with a military or law enforcement background, you can apply your tactical skills, leadership, integrity and teamwork to gathering evidence or helping to dismantle a criminal enterprise. This position is full-time and permanent
    in Questa. To apply, visit Careers
    (fbijobs.gov)


    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.


    Notices


    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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    Questa Airport 7%
    Red River 8.925%
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