Yesterday, officials from Austin-based company C3 Presents met with county and city officials to discuss their plans for a festival of more than 5,000 on a ranch outside of Marfa’s city limits. The meeting was closed to the press and … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales On a recent Spring afternoon at Presidio high school, six students on the rocketry team eagerly crowd around a desk. Some plop down on nearby chairs, others stand. They’re excited and a bit anxious to talk about … Continue reading
The United States has been in a trade war with China for almost a year now. Many thought a resolution was on its way until the Trump Administration announced last week it would be placing tariffs worth about $200 billion … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden In the middle of the Chihuahuan Desert, at the base of the Davis Mountains, the San Solomon Springs fill a pool at Balmorhea State Park. It’s considered a crown jewel of West Texas and people from all … Continue reading
By Natalie Krebs, Texas Standard Many Millennials, who are often saddled with student debt and face a sometimes shaky job market, have put off large purchases like homes. But that’s not the case in Midland.
By Mitch Borden, Carlos Morales A fourth migrant child has died this week, more than a month after his family was apprehended at the U.S. Mexico border. The Guatemalan Consul in Del Rio, Texas told NPR, the two-and-a-half-year-old boy was … Continue reading
Texas Used Money From The Help America Vote Act To Help Pay For Its Botched Voter Citizenship Review
By Alex Ura, Texas Tribune Texas’ botched search for noncitizens on the voter rolls, which ended in a legal settlement after state officials jeopardized the voting rights of thousands of legitimate voters, was paid for in part with dollars earmarked … Continue reading
By Sally Beauvais The Presidio County Commissioners Court voted unanimously on Wednesday to postpone adopting permitting procedures for major events and outdoor festivals, once again. County officials first proposed an event application process last month — after Austin-based company C3 … Continue reading
By Elizabeth Trovall, Houston Public Media The Transportation Security Administration will be sending a few hundred employees to support federal agents at the U.S.-Mexico border, the agency confirmed in a statement to Houston Public Media.
By Sally Beauvais An unprecedented surge in the number of families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is trickling into a remote area of West Texas, according to immigration authorities in Customs and Border Protection’s Big Bend Sector.