Author Archives: Travis Bubenik
A legal filing alleges that children at two emergency migrant shelters in Pecos and El Paso are being held in “inherently unsafe and inappropriate” conditions that violate court-ordered standards.
Healthcare providers in Far West Texas are bracing for a repeat of last fall, when a prior COVID-19 surge across the state left rural residents with few options for hospital transfers when they needed them.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. House and Senate are seeking to turn the Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas into a national historic site that would explore the area’s history of segregation.
The private space company owned by billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos blasted off from a launch site north of Van Horn, Texas Tuesday morning, with Bezos and his brother on board, as well as the oldest and youngest people to … Continue reading
Astronomers and community organizers have been pushing officials in Far West Texas to adopt stricter rules on outdoor lighting, part of a broader effort to establish an international dark sky “reserve.”
A major Texas observatory is trying to convince oil and gas companies to minimize light pollution from things like drilling rigs and gas plants.
The building in downtown Marfa, once used as an architecture office by the late artist Donald Judd, was in the midst of a renovation when it caught fire early Friday morning.
A long-awaited report from the Respect Big Bend Coalition lays out recommendations for balancing new energy projects with land conservation in the Big Bend region.
The council’s recent firing of two top city employees has drawn condemnation from some and has already sparked a recall effort.
Just over two weeks after Alpine voters elected three new city council members, one newly elected member led a successful charge to push three of the city’s key staffers out of their jobs.