Tag Archives: West Texas
Like the region itself, the news of West Texas is sweeping in its scope. So to help us break it all down, we have news editors from across the region joining us. In this roundtable, we hear from Laura Dennis … Continue reading
Two environmental groups asked the federal government on Tuesday to list the dunes sagebrush lizard as threatened or endangered.
As of late Sunday, fire officials reported the McDannald Ranch fire was now 59 percent contained. The wildfire that’s believed to have been started by lightning strike early last week has affected an estimated 18,970 acres as of Sunday night.
Texas is among a small group of states with cases of Valley fever, a lung infection caused by breathing in a fungus called Coccidioides. The illness has been around for a long time, but hasn’t really gotten much attention – until … Continue reading
The commercial space company Blue Origin completed another test launch this weekend at its West Texas facility in Van Horn. The mission is the company’s first of 2018.
Strong winds are picking up this afternoon across West Texas. In parts of the region, gusts will reach as high 65 miles per hour. The high winds are causing several warnings in the area.
A full moon in a clear night sky is nothing short of breathtaking. But, the next one will be even better, for three reasons.
Federal agriculture regulators have chosen Texas as the nation’s first testing site for a new type of poison aimed at culling the state’s feral hog population.
Owning land in Texas isn’t as simple as just owning land. The rights to some properties are divided between “surface rights” — who can build on the land — and “mineral rights” — who can extract oil and other things … Continue reading
Winter weather and the icy conditions have caused several school districts in our area to either delay the start of school, or close today.