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August 2021: In this Issue

In Memory of Charlie Hurst

Charlie Hurst, Charlie Hurst, Charlie Hurst, blessings, sacred journey. I come from the San Francisco Bay area: Oakland, to be more exact. I’m just beginning

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AUGUST: SATURN

“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in

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August Movie Review: Minari

“Beautiful, tender, nuanced, lovely, gentle, modest.” These are words critics use to describe Minari. It had an impressive showing at the Oscars, with six nominations,

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Letters to the Editor

A Big Shout-Out to the Latir and Questa Fire Departments I have lived here in El Rito for over 25 years, but I really didn’t

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Salad Days

By Elizabeth Brunazzi I think of salad making as an art, and perhaps a form of magic, something like being able to produce “stone soup.”

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Hope Found in America

By Jennifer Mooney Hope, Interrupted; America Lost and Found in Letters (Orange Frazer Press, May 2021) is a cautionary tale of hope, fear, optimism, existential

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August 2021: Cynthia Najim

By Donna Mitchell-Moniak “You gain a family,” Cynthia Najim said as we talked. With that, I realized that this is one aspect of volunteering that

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LOCAL ART SHOW: APPLY!

Application Deadline: FRIDAY, Aug 20, 2021 The Questa Public Library will be hosting a “Locals Only” artwork show in September and October.If you are interested

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Houses of Hemp

In the US alone, the construction of buildings accounts for 38% of carbon emissions, fueling a demand for carbon-neutral and zero-footprint alternatives. Now, innovative builders

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Save the Cutthroat

By TONER MITCHELL The Rio Chiquito near Ranchos de Taos is your typical New Mexican trout stream—narrow, brushy, and packed with trout. It is where

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Welcome Back, Wildcats!

By Sara Martinez The first day of school for students at Questa Independent Schools (QISD) is Wednesday, August 4. We are excited to welcome all

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Hello Questa,

I am excited and humbled to be offered the opportunity to be the Questa Junior-Senior High School principal. I am looking forward to meeting and

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QISD 2021/22 School Calendar

2021 August 2First day (staff) Aug 4First Day (students) Sep 6Labor Day Oct 11Indigenous Day Nov 22-26Thanksgiving Break Dec 20, 2021-Jan. 3rd 2022Winter Break 2022

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Dumpster Diary

By WINTER ROSS A mini-mural by the Vida Day Camp kids is the latest addition to our new library space, brought to you by Localogy.

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TALES AND TAILS

By SHARON NICHOLSON The Questa Public Library closed the book on the 2021 Summer Reading Program, “Tales and Tails,” with a party on July 14.

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