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Carson National Forest To Reopen This Friday

RED RIVER, NEW MEXICO – Carson National Forest administration has announced today, June 23, 2022 that the forest is re-opening for the public access  and local fire restrictions will be rescinded tomorrow, June 24, 2022 starting 8:00 am.

Broadway Play Is Coming to Red River

RED RIVER, NEW MEXICO Theater is coming back to Red River this weekend after a long hiatus. The Rail Haus at the Alpine Lodge is hosting the Pavement Ends Studios’ Production The One-Act Play that Goes Wrong at their historic venue. Alpine Lodge and KWK Events have contracted the award-winning group out of Alva, OK to bring this incredible theatrical performance to this culturally rich weekend in Red River in addition to the Art & Wine Festival hosted by the Red River Chamber of Commerce.

40TH ANNUAL RED RIVER MEMORIAL DAY MOTORCYCLE RALLY KICKS OFF IN RED RIVER

RED RIVER, NEW MEXICO – As the motorcycles begin rolling into Red River and the Enchanted Circle region, Town of Red River officials have been working hard getting ready for this weekend. “Preparations for this event have been on-going since March to assure that everything is in place for visitors and residents to have a safe and enjoyable Memorial Weekend,” says Red River Town Marshal, James Johnson.

Johnson, who became Red River’s Town Marshal last year, feels confident about the cooperation between agencies equating to a safer event for everyone. “U.S. Forest Service and local and state public safety and emergency response officials have combined efforts to ensure the current fire restrictions orders are being followers by all visitors and residents alike,” says Johnson. “This a great weekend for Red River, so we encourage everybody to have a good time, obey the current protocols, and be safe.”

Town of Red River To Implement Fire Restrictions

Due to the long-term drought conditions and rapidly escalating fire danger in the Red River area, Town of Red River has made a decision to implement fire restrictions within the town boundaries.

Workforce Housing Needs Assessment Survey for Individuals

The Town of Red River is working to assess the current state of workforce housing in our community and will be developing a plan to improve the quality and availability of housing for the hardworking employees in our community.   As part of that process, we are asking for your input to help quantify the unmet housing needs of our workforce.

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Free Part-time Tech Career Training + Career Support

Are you interested in starting a new career and joining the growing industry of technology? We have a part-time opportunity for you so you can start 2022 with new skills in digital marketing, tech sales, or project management. 

Red River Is Nominated for Best Ski Town by USA Today

Do you LOVE Red River? If so, we've been nominated for Best Ski Town and we'd love your vote for USA Today's 10Best Contest below! Just click this link (https://www.10best.com/.../best-ski.../red-river-new-mexico/) and then hit the blue Vote button for us. You are allowed to vote once each day, so if you wake up each day and reaffirm your love for us, go ahead and vote again

Hiking Trail Closure Alert:

 

Please be aware that the US Forest Service will close portions of the Bull of the Woods, Lost Lake, Williams Lake and Wheeler Peak trails Friday, August 20 through Thursday, August 26 for local community traditional purposes. The trails will reopen for public use on Friday August 27. For more information please visit the Carson National Forest website.

 

Adam LaDell
District Ranger

Forest Service

Carson National Forest, Questa Ranger District

p: 575-586-0520
c: 575-252-3788
f: 575-586-2010
adam.ladell@usda.gov

184 State Hwy 38
Questa, NM 87556
www.fs.fed.us

Caring for the land and serving people

Notice of Public Hearing

The purpose of this public hearing will be to report on past Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program activities and to receive public input on community development needs and suggestions for future CDBG projects. Learn more about it here: CDBG Public Meeting Notice

Town of Red River Statement on Wildfire

On April 29, 2021, authorities were notified of a wildfire near Columbine Canyon Campground. Due to the quick response of emergency management services including the Town of Red River Fire Department, Red River Marshal’s Office, Questa Fire and EMS, Taos County Sheriff’s Office, Wheeler Peak Fire Department, and Carson National Forest, the fire was contained quickly. All road closures should be lifted soon.

COVID-19 Testing

The Air National Guard and the NM Department of Health are providing FREE Covid-19 testing on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Red River Conference Center. 

Notice of Open Meeting

The New Mexico Self Insurers’ Fund is hosting an open-to-the-public meeting on December 21, 2020 via Zoom.

Next Reopening Phase Beginning June 1st

Guidelines for June 1 - 30th


Q & A with Mayor Linda Calhoun

Q&A with Mayor Calhoun about COVID-19 can be viewed here.

An Update on the 2020 Memorial Day Rally

Red River Town Council voted not to allow vendors and will not issue itinerant permits for the 2020 Memorial Day Motorcycle Rally.

Red River Mardi Gras

Tourism and Economic Development Director, April Ralph, was a guest on New Mexico Living on Albuquerque's KRQE Channel to discuss Mardi Gras in Red River

Santa and His Elves

Santa and his elves delivered gifts to some very special families tonight.

Harvesting the Capitol Christmas Tree

The Capitol Christmas tree as it makes its way through Red River.

Groundbreaking for New Dog Park

Come see the newest park the town has to offer.

Notice of Open Meeting

The New Mexico Self Insurers’ Fund to host an open for public meeting on December 21, 2020.