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January 2022: In this Issue

May Dreams Come True In 2022!

Thank you to everyone who joined our fabulous December Fun-Raiser! One thing we learned about staying afloat in the local news business is that money is the secret sauce. Our

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VILLAGE VOICE: January 2022

2022 Municipal Officer Election is March 1, 2022 The Village of Questa will hold a Municipal Officer Election on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, for the purpose of electing the following:

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About QEDF, and Goals for 2022

The Questa Economic Development Fund has set its goals for the new year to further drive economic development in the Questa area. Are you aware of the purpose of the

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A Brand New VisitQuesta.com

Is your business listed? It’s live! Questa has a bright shiny new website! It includes information about activities, attractions, history, and a comprehensive “Local Business Directory” under the “Business &

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BODY MIND SPIRIT: January 2022

The Need to Grow After WWII, there was an excess of bomb-making material and nerve gas. Those bomb-making materials were repurposed and made into fertilizers. The nerve gas became pesticides.

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LIVE LAUGH LOVE: January 2021

I’ll never forget the first time I heard my mother say to my father, “Nick, I’m in love with another man.” Mom was sitting on the glider on our front

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Mandy Stapleford: January 2022

UPDATE: February1, 2022Last month we published an article about ceramic artist Mandy Stapleford. The article should have read, “She and her husband built a stage on the property and produced

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year from your Questa Creative Council! Our mission, to strengthen our community through arts, culture, history, and education, aims to serve all Questeños. First, thank you! Thank you

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Repurposing Plastic Project Update

For Repurposing Plastic to stay alive and thrive during these winter months, we need more help, more funds, and more professional builders who will buy our modular plastic wall units.

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Kid of the Year

Recognizing rising leaders of the next generation, Time magazine has named a young female scientist from Lone Tree, Colorado, as its very first “Kid of the Year.” Gitanjali Rao was

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Trout Unlimited: January 2022

On the Value of Optimism On a trip to Chama yesterday, I took outsized pleasure in the hazardous driving conditions. It was snowing hard, which, in these times of heartbreaking

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Bird is the Word: January 2022

Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count The Annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count wrapped up, and I had a wonderful time birding around Questa. Our group started at the Red River

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Gayle Martinez: Full-Time Pastor!

Gayle Martinez is best known around Questa as co-pastor of Living Word Ministries, with her husband, Peter. Gayle is so active in the community that many people may be surprised

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Back to School Means Back to the Library

On Tuesday, December 14, the Questa Public Library hosted students from Alta Vista Elementary/Intermediate School, reinstating a beloved tradition that had been on hiatus for the past three years. The

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YOLI ACOSTA: January 2022

Our Volunteer of the Month for January is Yoli Acosta, the third of Las Tres Hermanas to be featured for their contributions to our community. Her sisters, Benita Muñiz and

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Vida Del Norte Year In Review

The Vida Del Norte Coalition’s purpose is to help our northern New Mexico community celebrate LIFE! Our committed coalition members and staff do this by creating events, educating the public,

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January 2022 Soup Recipes

(Recipes are also listed online below the PDF version for your convenience.) Printable Version (1 pages 8.5″ x 11″ letter size ) New Year, New Age, 2022JANUARY IS NATIONAL SOUP

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Lighting Up Questa

By RACHEL KUC For the holiday season, the Village of Questa partnered with Vida Del Norte Coalition to organize a new event, the “Evening of Lights,” on December 4 in

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OBITUARY: SANG SOON KWON

Sang Soon Kwon, age 84, of Questa, passed away on Christmas Day. Mr. Kwon was born in South Korea near the current Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on the 10th lunar month,

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OBITUARY: Roberta Campbell

Questa resident Roberta Campbell, age 66, passed away unexpectedly on November 25, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dennis and Betty Taylor. Roberta loved to spend time

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OBITUARY: Clarence G. LaCome

Questa resident Clarence G. LaCome, age 72, passed away peacefully on December 14, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnny and Elvira LaCome; brother Gerald LaCome; grandparents

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January Movie Review: Greyhound

Greyhound is a surprisingly good movie, and is definitely worth viewing. Given its rather poor ratings among both audiences and critics (ranking in the bottom third of this year’s Oscar-nominated

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Alumbra de Questa 2021!

It was a brisk morning that turned into a perfect, sunny winter’s day on Saturday, December 11, for the outdoor 2021 Alumbra de Questa Christmas Market. A dozen vendors sold

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SCAM ALERT!

If you receive a call, text, or email that Threatens to suspend your Social Security number Warns of arrest or legal action Demands or requests immediate payment Pressures you for

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ASTROLOGY: January 2022

JUPITER 2022 “Further up and further in!” The planets shift from one sign to another at different rates, those closest to us shifting most often, while the generational planets—called such

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January 2022 COMIC Relief: ZED

Author Duane M. Able “ZED” currently appears in several weekly newspapers and has been collected into Corkey Comics book publications. Duane is a proud member of The National Cartoonists Society

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