Author Archives: Sally Beauvais

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Culberson County Groundwater Conservation District Proposes Expanded Boundary

Oil and gas development is leading to an increase in groundwater usage across West Texas. And in northeast Culberson County, over 2,000 square miles of rural land lie outside of the region’s groundwater conservation district. That’s why the group is … Continue reading

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Presidio Officials Say Drivers License Office On Track To Reopen In January

In Presidio, a drivers license office that’s been shuttered for months is on track to reopen in January. The Department of Public Safety halted services there in August, as local branches grappled with a staffing shortage.  Now, city officials in … Continue reading

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Dallas Man Falls To His Death In Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park has confirmed the death of 69-year-old park visitor Edward Lowe, of Dallas. Park officials report Lowe sustained fatal injuries Wednesday morning while looking for a campsite about a mile from the mouth of Boquillas Canyon, when … Continue reading

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2018 Midterm Election Results in West Texas

Results for the November 6, 2018 midterm elections are in.  In one of the closest races Texas has seen in a while, Sen. Ted Cruz eked out a victory over El Paso Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke, sending Cruz back to … Continue reading

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Midterms in West Texas: Midland City Council At-Large Candidates

Early voting for the 2018 midterm elections is well underway in West Texas. Between school board, city, county, statewide and national seats, voters in Midland have quite a few decisions to make on the ballot this go round. Marfa Public … Continue reading

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Midterms in West Texas: Midland School Board Candidates For District 6

As early voting totals across West Texas continue to increase this week, voters in Midland are choosing who they want to sit on the school district’s Board of Trustees. The active races are in Districts 5 and 6. Marfa Public … Continue reading

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Midterms in West Texas: Midland School Board Candidates for District 5

Early voting in the 2018 midterm elections ends this Friday, November 2. And in addition to city, county, and statewide seats, voters in Midland will be appointing two officials to the Midland Independent School District Board of Trustees. Marfa Public … Continue reading

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Tornillo’s “Tent City” Now Holds 1,500 Migrant Children

By Sally Beauvais The children don’t go anywhere on the grounds unaccompanied. Boys sleep in groups of 20, in rows of insulated tents. In one, shelter Alpha 11, the tightly-made bunk beds are adorned with Halloween decorations. Nearby are shower … Continue reading

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Presidio Residents Say Driver’s License Office Closure Sends A Message From The State

By Sally Beauvais The Texas Department of Public Safety-operated driver’s license office in Presidio closed at the end of August, leaving residents with potentially hundreds of miles to travel to get photo ID or take driving tests. The closure came … Continue reading

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Tornillo Migrant Shelter To Expand, Remain Open Through December

A temporary shelter housing migrant children in the West Texas border town of Tornillo will remain open at least until December 31st. This is the third time the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has opted to renew the … Continue reading

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