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  • Questa del Rio News

    3 hours 14 minutes ago

    Cuicui collecting your fears, awaiting the fire. #Combulanche #Combulanche2023 #NewMexico #QuestaNews

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    The Red River Brewing Company & Distillery (RRBC) was just approved for a #NewMexico LEDA grant of $150,000 to expand to a second location in

    Questa del Rio News

    1 day 6 hours ago

    The Village of Questa has approved their fiscal year 2023/2024 budget. Here is the breakdown: questanews.com/village-of-questa-passes-budget-for-fy-2023-24/

    Questa del Rio News

    2 days 6 hours ago

    Freedom Church Pastor Johnny Gonzales passed away last month, leaving a gaping hole for those who loved him as well as the greater community of

    Questa del Rio News

    2 days 6 hours ago

    The 2023 season finale of the Questa Farmers Market is happening now paired with with the annual #Cambalache! Come on out! The Quetta Vigil Frito

    Questa del Rio News

    2 days 10 hours ago

    Join the community today at the Questa Visitors Center for the 35th Annual Cambalache! The Quetta Vigil Frito Pie eating competition will start at 2

    Questa del Rio News

    3 days 30 minutes ago

    The Questa Wildcats varsity football team began the season with a tough schedule, playing three of their first four games on the road. After facing

  • Classifieds


    Charles A. Martinez Bus Service LLC (formally Martinez Buses) now hiring Route & Activity Drivers Drivers must have a Class B CDL with PS endorsement. Positions available now. For more information contact Charlie at (575) 779-5665

    Dental Director- Questa Clinic- Questa, NM. This is a professional position of a highly complex nature involving the direction and coordination of the dental program of the primary care clinic. The work is performed independently with clinical oversight provided by the Corporate Dental Director and/or Vice President of Clinical Affairs. Administrative supervision is provided by the Program Administrator. The Dental Director must operate in accordance with the terms and conditions of the various contracts and grants providing for the funding of programs and projects. To see insights or apply for this position, visit the Presbyterian Medical Services website. https://jobs.pmsnm.org/providers/join-us/

    Home Care Aide NEEDED For Elderly Veteran in Questa, NM. We are in need of a Personal Care Aide to assist one of our clients who is an elderly male Veteran and needs some help with bathing, dressing, grooming, and walking – to stay independent at home. The job is located in the city of Questa, NM. Paid at $29/hour. Pay is $25/hour base with a $4/hour bonus to total $29/hour. You get the bonus if you work all the shifts you agreed to work during that pay period. To apply, visit the Care Planning Institute, Inc website. https://www.careplanninginstitute.org/hire/

    Security Guard- Securitas- Questa, NM. Observes and reports activities and incidents at an assigned client site, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel. Makes periodic patrols to check for irregularities. Controls access to client site or facility through the admittance process. Prepares logs and reports as required. To apply, visit the Securitas website. https://www.securitasinc.com/careers/

    Forestry Technician- US Forest Service- Questa, NM. This Forestry Technician position serves as a full assistant to the supervisor of a Fire Engine Module in areas with the added complexities of wildland-urban interface. The incumbent has primary responsibility for operation of the engine in responding to wildland fires and other projects as assigned. To apply, visit the US Forest Service website. https://www.fs.usda.gov/working-with-us/careers

    Questa Senior Center – Cook. The senior center is looking for a cook to work M-F for 6 hrs/day. Incentive available if an individual applies before September 30! For more information or to apply, please contact the senior center at
    (575) 586-0508.

    Part Time Sales Manager
    Questa del Rio News is looking for a part-time sales manager to help bolster and grow our sales efforts to sustain the Questa del Rio News publication. The position will be part-time for the interim. Candidates should have a computer and ability to commute. Interested candidates can send their resumes to editor@questanews.com.

    Become a Volunteer Tax Preparer through the IRS VITA program No experience Necessary, all training provided. Volunteer Opportunity
    Interested in Helping people? Looking for volunteer hours to show community service? Contact Questa Credit Union at 575-586-0423 or pgarcia@questacreditunion.org for more information.


    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.

    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. Donations are encouraged. Questa Senior Center, 148 Embargo Rd, Questa. Call (575) 586-0508 for more information.

    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 anwar@unm.edu

    Grief Counseling: Weekly Grief Support Group is offered Wednesday’s at Living Word Ministries through September 13. Group runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and is free. For more information, email griefshareLWM@gmail.com.

    “We know it hurts, and we want to help.”


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    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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