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Alta Vista Elementary School

Questa Students Below Proficiency in Reading and Math

Coronavirus Pandemic to Blame, says Principal Elaine Romero Alta Vista Elementary & Intermediate School Principal Elaine Romero revealed some disturbing statistics about the status of her students’ skills, particularly in

Council Looking to Increase Revenue with Water

The Village of Questa Council held a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 15, to discuss a possible water rate increase in the Village. At the Village’s current base water rate, monthly

Front Page

Red River Restoration Complete

Mayor John A. Ortega, Councilor Louise Gallegos, Village of Questa Project Manager Jake LaFore, and representatives from the state of New Mexico, Chevron, River Bend Engineering, and NV5 gathered on

Community News

Shining Light on Dark Days: The Friendship Circle

Flavio Cisneros and his team of volunteers were hard at work cooking what could have been a Thanksgiving feast for some 200 people. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a feast of thanksgiving

Who and What is on the Ballot in Taos County?

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, 7 am to 7 pm New Mexico Bond Question 1 – Senior Citizen Facilities Bond IssueA “yes” vote supports authorizing the sale and issuance

Sustainable Living

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,

Infrastructure Improvements and Federal Funding

The Village of Questa is in the process of finalizing its Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan (ICIP) for Fiscal Years 2024-2028. Administered through the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration,

Governor Lujan-Grisham Facing Two Opponents

Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham is facing two challengers for the Governor’s Office this November: Mark Ronchetti (Republican) and Karen Bedonie (Libertarian). The Questa del Rio News interviewed both challengers. We have


Governor Lujan-Grisham Meets & Greets Voters in Taos

On the evening of Sept. 8, the Taos County Democratic Party organized a Meet & Greet event with Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham. Over 100 people attended and the governor received several


New School Year With QISD Superintendent John Maldonado

Questa Del Rio News interviewed Questa Independent School District Superintendent John Maldonado about new employees, the district’s new technology company, job duties between the school board and the principals and

Village of Questa

Village Voice: September 2022

Wild Dogs And Feral Felines Mayor John A. Ortega and many other area residents are concerned about packs of runaway or wild dogs and stray cats throughout the Questa area.


Taos Democrats Rally for Teresa Leger Fernandez

United States Representative Teresa Leger Fernandez (New Mexico, District 3) visited the Taos Plaza on July 4 to rally voters for the upcoming November midterm elections. Dozens of people attended,

Village of Questa

Village Voice: August 2022

Grants funds, water rights and the Cabresto Road water line construction topped discussion items during Village of Questa Council regular meetings June 28 and July 12. June 28, Lisa O’Brian,

Village of Questa

New Staff Sworn in at Village of Questa

Dominic Martinez, Valerie Vigil and Karen Quintana Shannon were sworn into their respective positions of Village Administrator, Village Clerk and Finance Director by Judge Michael Rael. of Questa Village Clerk

Village of Questa

Village Voice: July 2022

On Tuesday, June 14, Questa’s Village Council gathered in the village chambers to officially fill three positions, as well as renew services with law firm Robles, Rael & Anaya. The


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