Tag Archives: Pandemic
Big Bend National Park reached a significant milestone this year. The Far West Texas destination surpassed 500,000 visitors in a calendar year — a first in the park’s 76-year history. Park Superintendent Bob Krumenaker spoke with Marfa Public Radio about … Continue reading
Today, the border reopens to “non-essential travel” for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. After twenty months of restrictions, fully vaccinated Mexicans will now be able to enter the U.S. to shop or visit friends and family. … 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 Carlos Morales At 6 a.m., Lisa Kettyle received the call she’d been waiting months for. Soon she headed for the Marfa post office. “Hello, I’m here to pick up chickens!” Kettyle chirped excitedly. From behind the front desk of … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden The Easter holiday was quiet this year, especially for the patients at Midland Medical Lodge. For weeks, the nearly 80 residents at the nursing home were barred from having family and friends visit. Instead, relatives wrote letters … Continue reading