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Outgoing Mayor Hopes to See Projects Finished

A week after Mayor Mark Gallegos lost his re-election bid by just thirty votes to his opponent, Councilor John Anthony Ortega, the Questa del Rio News sat with the outgoing

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John Ortega’s Priorities as New Mayor

A week after former Village of Questa Councilor John Anthony Ortega beat his electoral opponent, Mark Gallegos, the Questa del Rio News met with him at Rael’s Store & Coffee

New Mexico FY2023: General Appropriations Act of 2022 

https://nmlegis.gov/Legislation/Legislation?Chamber=H&LegType=B&LegNo=2&year=22 The General Appropriations Act of 2022 is a bill to authorize general expenditures by state agencies.  The following list shows how the Act apportions funding to various departments in


Senators Lujan & Smith Talk Renewable Energy

On the morning of January 25, 2022, U.S. Senator Ben Ray Lujan and U.S. Senator Tina Smith participated in a webinar with Abigail Ross Hopper, the CEO of the Solar

QISD School Board Reports, 2/8/22

Maintenance: “Everything’s lined out, different schools, different contractors. If you guys have any specific issues or concerns just let me know.” —Facilities Supervisor Robert Martinez Transportation: School bus inspections will

Community News

Questa Land & Water Board Showcases Parcels

On Saturday, January 29, Chevron held a public meeting and marketing session at Rael’s Market & Coffee Shop from 1 to 3 pm in order to advertise land for sale

News Reports

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


QISD Board Members Sworn in at January 11 Meeting

Esequiel Romero, Jason Rael, Michael Cordova, and Jose Lovato were sworn in by Judge Michael Rael as members of Questa Independent School District’s Board of Education on the evening of

Questa Village Council Meeting Dec. 28 Overview

The first item on the agenda for the December 28 Questa Village Council meeting was a new Questa welcome sign. Questa Economic Development Fund Director Lynn Skall presented these topics:


Cannabis at Top of Agenda for Questa Business

At the Questa Village Council meeting on Tuesday, December 14, in which the Council had a full quorum, two cannabis companies sought approval to open facilities in Questa. First on