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February 2022: In this Issue

February: The Love Month

The Questa Del Rio News loves February because it’s Love Month. Love is what makes the world go ’round, despite what scientists say about the Earth’s rotation… We love what

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VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!

We care about a smile and a desire to help others, and to make our community shine. Current Volunteer Opportunities: Staffing Questa del Rio newspaper booths Farmers Market Staffing and

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A Love Story: Poco Disco Dude

I will always count it amongst the biggest honors in my life to have been given the responsibility and humbling task of being Disco’s person for 19 years. He came

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FREE AT-HOME COVID TESTS!

Every home in the US is eligible to order four at-home COVID-19 tests.The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order yours today at https://www.covidtests.gov. Author

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Holly Cross Hospital Testing Update:

Effective January 7, Holy Cross Medical Center is no longer offering rapid COVID-19 testing to asymptomatic patients. This change is due to supply chain issues related to test kits. If

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February 2022

Making connections and making creativity happen are so important to us at the Questa Creative Council. More so since the pandemic, we are wired through words-only means, but wired doesn’t

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A Questa Skatepark Proposed

With the guidance of adult mentors, a growing working group of Questa youth are leading an effort to create a skatepark in their village. This project will entail choosing a

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Get College Credit While You Farm!

2022 Farmer-in-training (FIT) Program From ALIANZA AGRICULTURA DE TAOS Alianza Agricultura de Taos is proud to be partners with Ft. Lewis College in Durango, Colorado! Get college credit while you

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Progressive Portugal

In the quest to shift away from fossil fuels in favor of cleaner, environmentally friendly power, Portugal hit a milestone when the country utilized 100% renewable electricity for four straight

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February 2022 Pecan Recipes

(Recipes are also listed online below the PDF version for your convenience.) Printable Version (2 pages 8.5″ x 11″ letter size ) “With Love, Pecans and Chocolate” By Food Editor

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Two-Car Collision on Hwy. 38

A collision occurred between Red River and Questa involving two vehicles at approximately 3:45 pm, January 13. Two ambulances arrived on the scene about 15 minutes later, along with Taos

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VILLAGE VOICE: February 2022

2022 Municipal Officer Election Information Certified Candidates for Mayor(Listed in ballot order)• John Anthony Ortega• Mark L. Gallegos Certified Candidates for two (2) Councilmember positions (Listed in ballot order)• Louise

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January Movie Review: Emma

Author Michael Young I am a retired software developer, who enjoys traveling and watching movies. I live with my wife, Joan, and our two Welsh Corgis, Fleur and Smooch. Although

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EULOGY: Asha Greer

\Asha Greer died peacefully on January 7, 2022, surrounded by family and loved ones. She filled her 87 years with immense love, connection, engagement, and curiosity. Asha was born in

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OBITUARY: BARBARA MOLINA LUCERO

The small communities of Amalia and Costilla are mourning the loss of a mother, sister, grandmother, friend, and much more. Barbara Molina Lucero passed away peacefully and unexpectedly on December

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OBITUARY: ANTONIO M. CINTAS

Antonio M. Cintas age 74, a resident of Questa, NM, passed away unexpectedly on December 27, 2021.He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Rose Cintas; brothers Larry

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OBITUARY: RICHARD PAUL BLAIR

Richard Paul Blair translated on January 9, 2022, at home in Costilla, NM, after a long battle with cancer. Richard showed his courage in facing these challenges with grit and

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Random Arts: February 2022

A POEM:After a sleepless night, worrying about the worldBy Elaine Sutton I stand in the whispering grass,watching the mountains crouchunder their burden of sky.The morning sun glides above the peaksand

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ASTROLOGY: February 2022

THE 11th HOUR “In therapy the problem is always the whole person, never the symptom alone. We must ask questions which challenge the whole personality.” —Carl Jung During the first

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February 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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