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Viva Terlingua Festival

As anybody who organizes festivals knows, “firsts” are rarely easy to pull off. Add the middle of the Chihuahuan Desert in August to the mix and you have more than the usual obstacles to overcome. Still, the first-ever Viva Terlingua … Continue reading

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Strong Winds Hit Terlingua, Damaging Home

The calm in the skies over Terlingua today belies the havoc that touched down Monday night. Around 3 a.m., strong winds – thought to be blowing as fast as 50 mph – ripped the entire roof off of the Ghost Town … Continue reading

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Wednesday Night Fire in Terlingua Ghost Town

As of 8 AM, today (June 5), the devastation wrought by last night’s fire is apparent.  Two local residents lost their home and an airstream they were in the process of restoring to add to their business, Retro Rents, is … Continue reading

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Bordering on Hope: 2nd Annual Voices From Both Sides

This Sunday, May 11, marks the 2nd Annual Voices From Both Sides.  It was 11 years between the closings of U.S. borders following the attacks of September 11, 2001, and their reopening on April 10, 2013. It was 11 years, … Continue reading

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Food for Thought. Terlingua Benefit to Support The Family Crisis Center of Big Bend/ Terlingua Food Program

Sunday March 2, The Starlight Theatre will host a benefit for the Terlingua Food Program, affiliated with the Family Crisis Center of the Big Bend. Pat O’Bryan, Founder of Terlingua Cares, is coordinating the benefit. He says the event will include an auction and music. KRTS … Continue reading

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Terlingua Homicide – The Investigation Continues

Tony Flint of Terlingua, Texas was charged with first degree murder on February 5 in the death of Glenn Felts. Glenn, who was killed on February 4, was also a resident of Terlingua and the owner of La Kiva. As … Continue reading

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Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest Clicks Into High Gear

After months of planning and preparation, the 2014 Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest is finally here.  The first pre-registrants checked in at Desert Sports in Terlingua at 1:30 today and 47 had checked in by 3:30 p.m.  As of that time … Continue reading

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Big Bend Ranch State Park Cycles in the EPIC Desert Sport – 2014 Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest

The 4th Annual Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest begins this Thursday, February 13.  With 360+ riders pre-registered, compared to 180 pre-registered last year, the event promises to be one of the highlights in the Big Bend for 2014.  Crystal Allbright, co-owner … Continue reading

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Chili Power – CASI Gives Back to the Community

The Chiliheads, as many of the participants in the International Chili Championships refer to themselves, are known as much for their ability to party as they are for their ability to cook up delicious chili. Sometimes overlooked, however, are that … Continue reading

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Saving Bass, It’s a Stand Up Act

On Friday, December 20, there is a benefit for Austin-based musician Slim Richey, who was injured by a hit-and-run driver in February 2012. Shortly thereafter his wife and fellow musician, Francie, fell and severely broke her left wrist. The couple … Continue reading

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