Tag Archives: Coronavirus
By Carlos Morales Five students and one employee at Marfa Independent School District have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, forcing officials to close the district’s two campuses and shift to remote-instruction for the next week.
By Alex Samuels and Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday afternoon that county officials may begin working with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to allow bars to operate with in-person service.
By Carlos Morales After partially reopening in August, Big Bend National park officials are moving forward with their next stage of reopening, allowing backcountry camping and giving visitors access to nearly all trails. The latest reopening phase for the far-flung … Continue reading
By Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune Less than three weeks before early voting begins in Texas, a U.S. district judge has blocked the state from eliminating straight-ticket voting as an option for people who go to the polls this November. In … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales Beginning Monday, Alpine Independent School District officials say it’s safe for students at Alpine High School to return to campus for in-person instruction. The campus was originally supposed to be closed for two weeks after administrators said … Continue reading
By Ari Snider Alpine High School is moving to remote learning for two weeks after students may have been exposed to a person with COVID-19. The campus closure comes as the number of active coronavirus cases in Brewster County has … Continue reading
Gov. Greg Abbott Loosens Coronavirus Restrictions For Restaurants And Other Businesses In Most Regions Of Texas
By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday that most of Texas will be able to loosen some coronavirus restrictions, including letting many businesses increase their capacity to 75%, as soon as Monday.
By Mitch Borden Over the last month, a Midland nursing home has transformed into a coronavirus hot spot, resulting in dozens of infections and leading to the death of almost 20 people. The outbreak at Ashton Medical Lodge is reminiscent … Continue reading
By Travis Bubenik, Courthouse News ALPINE, Texas (CN) — As the coronavirus continues to circulate across the Lone Star State, having killed more than 11,000 Texans since the pandemic began, one far-flung county in the state’s remote western region hit … Continue reading