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November 2022: In this Issue

The Legend of the Lone Moose

It was the last day of the Questa Farmers Market for the season. On the afternoon of Sunday Oct. 2, around 3 pm, Tyler Smith and I were driving home

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Editor’s Letter

Keep it Free Happy November, everyone! We hope you enjoy our Fifth Annual Veterans Issue. This year our celebration includes service of all kinds, not just military service. In these

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Cabresto Bakery

Fresh-baked Goodness from Just Down the Road You may have seen them over the summer at the Questa Farmers Market– the young couple selling the delicious baked goods, Luke and

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NCRTD Triple Crown Winner

North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD), based in Española, and known locally as “The Blue Bus” has recently been named a 2020 Triple Crown Winner by the Government Finance Officers

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BODY MIND SPIRIT: November 2022

When the heart is at ease, the body is healthy. Chinese Proverb The Joy of Kindness They say kindness is its own reward. And it’s absolutely true. Kindness has benefits

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November 2022

Senior Menu (Printable) This Senior Lunch menu applies to all Senior Centers in Taos County. Meals are cooked fresh at each location. Lunch costs $1.50 to anyone over age 60.

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LIVE LAUGH LOVE: November 2022

Magic Words Make Life Better November is the month when winter gets serious, delighting skiers and little kids. It’s the time to put the thick, grooved, grab-the-road tires on my

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QCC UPDATE: November 2022

The Magic of Youthful Art The Questa Public Library is excited to explore The Magic of Youthful Art with an opening reception Saturday, Nov. 5 from 3-5 pm. Artwork by

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November 2022

Monique Parker Painting, for me, has become an act of worship. During COVID-19, I started to paint as an extension of my devotional path. I painted daily over the course

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You Can’t Take it with You

When actor Kirk Douglas passed away at age 103 [in 2020], he left more than a legacy of incredible films behind him. He also donated his entire fortune to charity.

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Taos EV Expo Showcases Renewable Energy

Renewable Taos’ fifth Electric Vehicle Expo, held Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Taos Public Library showcased a variety of electric vehicles from its proud members, including Ford, Chevrolet, Kia, Hyundai,

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KCEC Awarded $800K for EV Charging Stations

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) has selected Kit Carson Electric Cooperative’s proposed EV (electric vehicle) projects to receive $800,000 in grant funds appropriated by the American Rescue Plan

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Be on the Lookout for Bird Flu

A new outbreak of avian flu was first reported in the U.S. in January 2022. By October close to 50-million birds have been affected by the virus, including aquatic birds,

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Acequias and Cattle

In New Mexico, it’s practically illegal to dislike acequias. They take us back to a time when things weren’t so complicated, when you knew your neighbors by name and even

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Red River First Responders Celebrated

Volunteers and pros pose at the Red River Community House during the first-ever Red River First Responder Appreciation Gathering hosted by the Red River Business Alliance on Sunday, Oct. 16.

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The Soldier

By Matthew WohlbergSFC US Army Ret.: Recruiter, New Mexico Veterans Upward Bound One often reads a poem or other writing without knowing about the writer. But it is the life,

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Questa HomeComing Football Game 2022

On Saturday October 1, Homecoming festivities began with a 10 am parade through Questa on Highway 522. Questa High’s football team faced off against Menaul High School.Juan Gonzales and Karina

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A Hiking We Will Go!

From Roots & Wings Community School6th – 8th Grade Trip August 23-27 Roots and Wings Middle School students ventured into the Latir Wilderness for our fall backpacking excursion. We endured

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OBITUARY: Cecil Burnett

Cecil W. Burnett, age 34, a resident of Taos/Red River, passed away unexpectedly on October 13, 2022. A full obituary is pending at this time and will be posted as

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OBITUARY: Jake Cordova

Jake Cordova, 49, was a resident of Taos, he passed away unexpectedly September 22, 2022. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Jacobo and Susana B. Cordova; Alfonso Cardenas

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Let NM Veterans Upward Bound Serve You!

By Kelly Fitzpatrick, New Mexico Veterans Upward Bound New Mexico Veterans Upward Bound recently received their Grant Award Notification from the Department of Education. They will continue to provide Northern

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ASTROLOGY: November 2022

LUNAR ECLIPSE “It is the secret of the world that all things subsist and do not die, but only retire a little from sight and afterwards return again.” Ralph Waldo

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Autumn

Autumn Autumn is a season that is close to winter. Autumn is a great time to bring out jackets, coats, boots, scarves, and hats in preparation for the change in

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