The El Paso “wall” — a steel bollard fence — is a reminder that the White House is doing what it can to make good on one of President Trump’s signature campaign promises.
Texas Republican Sen.Ted Cruz and his Democratic challenger, Congressman Beto O’Rourke will meet tonight in the first of three debates.
Tonight’s 6 p.m. debate in Dallas will focus on domestic policy.
As an oil boom increases housing costs and lures staff away, the Ector County school board has struggled to recruit and retain enough teachers.
In the special election for Senate District 19, Rep. Pete Flores edged out his Democratic opponent Pete Gallego. This marks the first time the reliably blue district has been held by Republican in decades.
Soon, the sprawling 800,000-acre Big Bend National Park will have a new superintendent to guide it and oversee new projects.
Beginning next week that role will be filled by Bob Krumenaker, a veteran of the of the National Park system. Krumenaker spoke with Marfa Public Radio about the challenges of leading such a massive national park and some ideas he has for its future.
Repair work to the historic Balmorhea State Park swimming pool is officially underway. In September, contractors started the initial repair process. Officials say it’s still unclear just how long it will be until the pool reopens.
Ever wondered what really happened behind the scenes of the 1955 classic Giant?
Well on this edition of the Rambling Boy, Lonn has you covered with some assistance from Don Grahams recent book Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film.
For this episode, Nature Notes is teaming up with “West Texas Wonders” – a new reporting series, where listeners ask questions and Marfa Public Radio finds answers. Alan Cox is a Big Spring native. “One of the deals that I’ve … Continue reading
This week’s West Texas Talk is all about money.
Our guest is investment adviser Tom Jacobs, who also goes by “The Money Man.” Jacob writes a column for the Big Bend Sentinel, where he gives readers financial advice. On this episode, he’s here to answer questions about how to make financially savvy life decisions.
“Keep your debt manageable, try to have as little as possible. If you do that you’re ahead of the game,” said Jacobs.”Then you start looking at things like saving and investing, buying a house, things like that.”
After submitting a recommendation to remove the word “heroic” from seventh-grade history textbooks, a Texas State Board of Education workgroup backed off its proposal after outcry from officials and the public.
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 contract for the so-called “tent city” since it opened in June.