A decade ago as the federal government rushed to construct 60 miles of barrier in the Rio Grande Valley, it entrusted the chief of a little-known local agency to execute a compromise project. What it didn’t know was that he … Continue reading
New research says oil production in the Permian Basin reached record-breaking levels in 2017.
Jay Hulings is one of the democratic candidates running for Texas’ 23rd congressional district. The district spreads from San Antonio out to El Paso and and includes the Big Bend region. Like his opponents, Hulings is touring the district talking to … Continue reading
Of the many ways we celebrate the holidays with friends and family, food traditions are what unite us around the dinner table. In far West Texas, one local family business is putting in extra hours to meet demand for a favorite seasonal dish.
A study released earlier this month by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) found that water in the Rio Grande Aquifer System—which runs through Colorado, New Mexico, and West Texas—has high concentrations of some harmful minerals. The mineral found in the … Continue reading
2018’s Agriculture Commissioner election is off to a rocky start with a number of online jabs between the two Republican candidates, while the Democratic nominee travels across the state to meet with farmers and other voters about her 2018 campaign.
The Texas Republican has been tight-lipped about the sensitive investigation he is leading in the U.S. House.
The new plan gives Texas power plants alternatives to installing costly emissions controls.
Robert Fabian, the main suspect in the murder of Zuzu Verk, appeared in a courtroom in Alpine this morning as part of a pre-trial hearing. Verk was a student at Sul Ross State University, when she disappeared last year. Fabian is facing … Continue reading
Since the late 1970s, Guatemalans been crossing the border into to the United States in large numbers – taking their indigenous languages with them. As Guatemalan immigration continues, paired with anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies, demand for translators of America’s ancient languages is on … Continue reading