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December 2022

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In Memory

OBITUARY: Bill Jump

Bill Donovan Jump, 75, of Questa passed away on November 23, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Darlynn K. Jump, son, Donovan Jump, daughters, Stephney Perkins (Greg), Katrina Tanner

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OBITUARY: John Rush Pierce Sr.

John Rush Pierce Sr., of Georgetown, Texas, died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. Rush, affectionately known to friends and family as “Boss”, was 93 and, until the last few weeks of

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OBITUARY: René Robles Cosio

Our much beloved, René Robles Cosio, aka Rene Cosio Robles, passed away unexpectedly on November 22, 2022 at his home on Turtle Ranch in Taos, New Mexico. He was 51

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OBITUARY: Antonio Ben Rael

Antonio Benito Rael (Ben), 96 years old, of Taos, NM passed away peacefully on October 26, 2022. He is preceded in death by parents the late, Jose Antonio and Estrella

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OBITUARY: Albina C. Gallegos

Albina C. Gallegos (Sweetie), 86, of Questa, New Mexico, has continued on her journey to heaven to be with the Lord on October 28th, 2022 alongside her loving daughter, Cynthia

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OBITUARY: Tomas Rafael Archuleta

Tomas Rafael Archuleta, of Cerro, NM, formerly of Placitas de Taos, NM was born on March 7, 1929, to Jacobo and Aurelia Archuleta who have preceded him in death. He

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OBITUARY: Cynthia Ortega

Cynthia Ortega age 58, of Questa, NM was called home unexpectedly on October 28, 2022, along with her loving mother Albina (Sweetie) Gallegos. She was well known in her community

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OBITUARY: Eloy Jeantete

Eloy Antonio Jeantete, lovingly known as Dad, Grandpa, Tio and Primo by his family and Eloy, Mr. Jeantete and Mayor by so many residents in the Taos area, passed peacefully

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OBITUARY: John & Judy Miller

Questa Del Rio News’ assistant editor, Ellen Miller-Goins, and her siblings lost both of their parents in late November. John and Judy Miller were two of Red River’s most outstanding

Questa Senior Center

December 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.

Questa Fire Claims Two

A fire in the evening of Oct. 27 in a mobile home in Questa took the lives of two Questeñas. Anytime there are deaths related to a fire, the incident

Calendar

Community Calendar HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN IN DECEMBER! Send us your event and include the date, time, place, and contact information.  Email your event to: events@questanews.com, or click the

In Memory

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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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: Dennis Alan Cohen M.D.

Dr. Dennis Alan Cohen, age 72, of Angel Fire passed away peacefully on October 6 after a lengthy battle with dementia which was caused by exposure to mold. He was

Sustainable Living

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

Sustainable Living

Drought-resistant Seedlings on Wildfire-scarred Land

By The Nature Conservancy On October 11, the Santa Clara Pueblo forestry department led a crew that planted over 33,000 seedlings near the Puye Cliff Dwellings west of Española to