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  • Questa del Rio News

    10 hours 9 minutes ago

    PHOTOS 📸: What a magical night! Living Word Ministries and the LOR Foundation hosted the Denim & Diamonds Father Daughter Dance tonight. It looks like

    Questa del Rio News

    18 hours 34 minutes ago

    Have you seen Daniel Martinez? ⬇️

    Questa del Rio News

    19 hours 39 minutes ago

    Our youth are the future, and the future looks bright!

    Questa del Rio News

    1 day 15 hours ago

    Questa Independent School District
    Board Meeting, 2/21/2024, 6:00 p.m.
    Agenda Below

    Questa del Rio News

    2 days 10 hours ago

    Calling all Taos County Creatives! Free creative business development workshops to be held in Questa, Peñasco and Taos! Questa - March 2-3 Peñasco - April

    Questa del Rio News

    2 days 21 hours ago

    Over 7K Visitors to #MardiGrasInTheMountains The Mardi Gras in the Mountains event attracted approximately 7,100 visitors this year. The busiest days being Friday (2/9), Saturday

    Questa del Rio News

    3 days 16 hours ago

    National Jr./Sr. Honor Society is hosting a blood donation tomorrow, Tuesday, February 20th from 11 am-4 pm in the Health Room. Did you know that

    Questa del Rio News

    4 days 20 hours ago

    -BUSINESS WORKSHOP COMING UP- Carson National Forest staff are partnering with New Mexico Small Business Development Council (SBDC) and New Mexico APEX Accelerator to host

  • Classifieds


    Security Guard Needed, Securitas: Security Officer needed in Questa, NM. Work schedule is Graveyard – from Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat, and Sunday from 10 p.m.-6 a.m. No security experience required! We can train you. Either call our Recruiter Kevin at (505) 235-7927 or apply immediately www.securitasjobs.com

    Family Dollar, Customer Service Representative: Family Dollar is looking for a Customer Service Representative. You will be responsible for providing exceptional service to customers; Greet customers and assist them with selection of merchandise; Complete cash register transactions and answer questions regarding the store and merchandise. To apply, visit familydollar.com.


    The Village of Questa is excited to announce the launch of TextMyGov, a new text messaging service designed to keep residents informed with timely and relevant information directly affecting our community. This new texting service allows the Village to send text notifications to residents about important updates and local events. As part of our commitment to keeping our community informed and engaged, some residents may receive an initial text from the number 91896 during the week of February 1 st , 2024. These residents will receive essential and important community updates once they complete the opt-in process. Residents can easily sign up to stay notified about village notifications such as Utility Services, Road Closures, Upcoming Events, Public Safety Alerts, and General Announcements. We encourage all residents to opt-in for these important notifications to keep informed of all village announcements. Signing up is easy. Simply text VOQ ALERTS to the number 91896. After sending the initial keyword, you will be asked to complete the opt-in process by responding with YES by text to 91896. Users may opt-out anytime from future text alerts by simply texting STOP to 91896. This new communication tool underscores our dedication to transparency and community engagement. We look forward to connecting with our residents and enhancing our ability to communicate effectively. For more information or any inquiries, please contact the Village of Questa’s Public Information Officer, Jacob LaFore at 575-586-0694 or jlafore@villageofquesta.org

    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



    Vitalant is sharing the love by thanking donors with a $10 gift card. Donors must first have an account and be opted in to the recognition program to receive points to redeem for the gift card. Visit vitalant.org/recognition for information. Please contact Santana Santistevan ssantistevan@Questa.k12.nm.us for more information or to make an appointment. 16 year old must have signed Minor Donor Consent Form to donate.

    Use Blood Drive Code: ABQHS

    Taos County GRT
    Jan-June for 2024

    Questa 8.0625%
    Questa Airport 7%
    Red River 8.925%
    Unincorporated County 7%


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