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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
A Questa man accused of committing sex crimes against two children and battering a third in Peñasco in less than two weeks is now wanted for allegedly raping a 5-year-old girl after his release was ordered in Taos Magistrate Court. more
Tenants at the Northern Regional Housing Authority in Questa have been experiencing a lack of natural gas following a leak identified on Monday (Jan. 14)  by New Mexico Gas Company … more
Entering Randy Pijoan's studio in Amalia, the viewer encounters unexpected subjects in the paintings hung on the walls of this converted convenience store: cityscapes and nightscapes dominate, though … more
The mesas, the mountains, the streams, the cottonwoods and the fields of silver sage are the reasons Peggy Trigg paints. She paints to share this love of the natural world.Trigg combines energies in … more
The quilts of Cordie Quintana and Pat Pacheco combine the feel of tradition and that welcome touch of innovation with the precision of contemporary techniques.When Cordie Quintana and her husband, … more
The wholesome look and feel of the pottery of Sandra Harrington mirrors her approach to her craft. The symmetrical beauty of her bowls, platters and cups reflect that balance and uniqueness that … more
Sometimes life has a way of bringing a person full circle in a most magical way, and so it has been for photographer Nancy De Herrera Crochet. Raised in Costilla, she began taking pictures of her … more
Under a sizzling midday sun, the Questa Wildcats soccer squad found themselves in the marquee game of the First Annual Desert Academy Invitational soccer tournament at Santa Fe's Alto Park Sept. 15. more
Editor's note: This week marks the beginning of a new column by Anna Racicot focusing on the artists and artisans of Questa and northern Taos County. We hope you enjoy it.Cami Thompson's paintings of … more
NeoRio offers thought-provoking art installations right on the rim of the Río Grande gorge, along with a farm-to-table feast, poetry and music. "The outdoor contemporary art and … more
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