Monthly Archives: August 2018
The Big Bend Ranch Rodeo takes place from Friday, August 10 to Sunday, August 12 at various locations in Alpine. The rodeo showcases the everyday work of cowboys that takes place on cattle ranches. Some of the events for this … Continue reading
Andy Grant (along with Jimmy Magliozzi and Paul Ritacco) joined us in Marfa Public Radio’s Studio A to play a few songs. Andy is a musician, singer/songwriter, who began his career playing guitar with notable acts like Deer Tick and The Shivers. … Continue reading
There’s new information this week on repairs for one of Texas’s most loved and missed swimming spots. Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation announced they’re partnering with energy company Apache Corporation to cover pool repairs at Balmorhea State Park.
Winston Churchill once said, “It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.” Winston Churchill did not, in fact, once say, “The fascists of the future will call themselves anti-fascists.” That former quote should not … Continue reading
In a little-noticed court filing last month, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a federal judge to get rid of a popular part of the Affordable Care Act in Texas. In particular, his request could affect a part of the law … Continue reading
The Senate Select Committee on Violence in Schools and School Safety also wants to explore new funding to help arm certain school employees.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, hit the campaign trail Saturday with amped-up warnings that his re-election is anything but a sure thing in November. The incumbent’s comments came a day after Republican Gov. Greg Abbott brushed off assertions of a … Continue reading
About three-fourths of all fire departments in Texas are run by volunteers. And as burn bans pile up—so do the challenges for many of these departments.
After months of evaluations, Texas Parks and Wildlife is naming erosion as the primary cause of a structural failure at Balmorhea State Park Pool. The popular summer swimming hole has been closed since May, when a part of the pool … Continue reading
A poll from Quinnipiac University released Wednesday gives U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz a 6-point lead over his Democratic challenger, Beto O’Rourke.