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Julianna Sandoval Class of 2020 Salutatorian: ready and poised for success more
It is the kind of fish tale that will go down in this family's lore.Questeño fisher Elmer Archuleta, 87, battled for 20 minutes to finally land a powerful 30-pound, 42-inch northern pike in southern … more
Memorial Day will look different in Taos County this year.  Due to precautions surrounding COVID-19, many Memorial Day celebrations will be cancelled to minimize the possible spread of the … more
Week three's challenge is going to take some rhyming skills. • Write a limerick on any topic. Limericks are five lines, usually funny and definitely fun to read aloud. The rhyme scheme is AABBA: The first, second and fifth longer lines share a rhyme, while the shorter third and fourth lines share a different rhyme. more
While Taos and Taos Ski Valley waited for vote tallies in contested races for municipal offices on Tuesday (March 3), Questa village clerk Renee Martinez was feeling a little let down. more
The Peñasco Lady Panthers and the Questa Lady Cats faced off on Friday (Feb. 28) for the District 5-2A Tournament Championship on Peñasco’s homecourt.  It was the Lady Panthers who came away with the 69-30 victory in the end, however.  more
"I was taken totally by surprise," said Carla Archuleta, principal of Alta Vista Elementary, when the new Questa school board moved to appoint her interim superintendent at about midnight at the end of a marathon six-hour meeting Jan. 21, replacing interim Cathy Gallegos. more
The Questa Lady Cats knew that they had something to prove when they faced Peñasco on Thursday night (Feb. 6).  But the Lady Panthers knew that they wanted to keep with their winning ways. And so they did.  more
It has been a long time since the Questa girls basketball program has had winning days. more
The Questa girls basketball team is off to a hot start in district play. more
The cedar chests, the cabinets and the benches of Costilla furniture maker David Satrun present a quality and a durability that inspires ... more
The acting Questa school board today (Nov. 21) heard an appeal for reinstatement from a former Questa High School teacher who was terminated in August by then-Superintendent Michael Lovato for alleged sexual misconduct with a female student. more
Audrey Kunkel's passion for beading began in the mid-1980s when a neighbor's relative showed her beaded earrings that she had designed. Kunkel found herself enthused about each piece and asked, "Where did you get the beads?" Then, as now, Kunkel was well known in the El Rito-Latir area for her love of macaws and other parrots. So, she took some macaw feathers from her birds down to a small bead shop which used to be near the Taos Plaza. more
Thomas L. Sullivan, a longtime New Mexico teacher and superintendent who has headed districts in Farmington and Moriarty, has been appointed by the New Mexico Public Education Department to serve in lieu of the recently suspended Questa school board until Jan. 1, 2020. more
The Questa chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars welcomes veterans and their families to a luncheon on Sunday (Nov. 10) in honor of their service to their country. The event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at the VFW post on State Road 522 just north of town. more
Enjoy music, art, altar making, a potluck feast and Mariachi Questa at the fifth annual Día de los Muertos -- Day of the Dead Celebration Saturday (Nov. 2), 4-8 p.m., in Questa, 30 minutes north of Taos via State Road 522. more
Ellis Garcia, Questa school board member, insisted he would not step down, despite revelations of a past felony and ill health. more
The Peñasco Lady Panthers showed up to play on Thursday evening (Oct. 10) when they hosted district rival Questa at home, using a string of masterful offensive setups and forceful attacks to sweep the Lady Wildcats in straight sets. more
Julienne Hadfield brings to her necklaces, belt buckles, bracelets and earrings an uncommon approach: beads are her palette and pieces of jewelry are her canvases. Along with her lifelong passion for … more
District officials have confirmed that Questa Independent Schools Superintendent Michael Lovato has turned in his resignation.  Lovato was hired in February of this year to replace former … more
For a spell of artistic exploration, the Questa Studio Tour on Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 17-18) offers a surprising variety of both crafts and fine arts, according to coordinator Peggy Trigg. … more
Questa will celebrate its 15th annual Healing Field of Honor Memorial Day weekend with a ceremony planned Sunday (May 26) at 1 p.m.The idea came in 2003 when Charlie Gonzales was … more
For many years a large bear, carved in wood, stood beside the Kenny G. woodcarving sign in Questa. While Ken Gallegos does carve animals, it is the quality of his santos that most viewers of his work … more
For nearly 40 years Torre Strong has concentrated her substantial creativity on working with leather. She also paints and does beadwork, but fabricating with leather has been her focus... more
Visitors to the Questa Studio Tour and gallery goers might be familiar with the pottery of Michael Ridder, especially with his spectacular, reticulated glazes that draw even the casual observer to … more
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