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the rambling boy

the rambling boy

April 24th, 2014

Discovering the “Tejano”

By LONN TAYLOR

Rudi Rodrigue z is a man with a dream. Rodriguez is a San Antonio businessman who owns a company that builds electrical enclosures, the metal boxes and cylinders that house transformers and other heavy duty electrical equipment. His company’s products have gone into outer space on the space shuttle Endeavor and …

golliver – lawyer fees

golliver – lawyer fees

April 24th, 2014

dick decent – surveillance

dick decent – surveillance

April 24th, 2014

correspondence

correspondence

April 24th, 2014

Editor:

On behalf of Marfa Live Arts and its Board of Directors, we thank everyone involved with making the performance of Rerememberer on April 15 at the Capri a success. It was a great night. And it happened because countless members of this community contributed in some way.

Last Tuesday was Marfa at its best: clear skies, …

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

April 17th, 2014

The bare facts of a Davis Mountains grizzly bear hunt

By LONN TAYLOR

One of the first stories that I heard when I started visiting the Big Bend 20 years ago was about the only grizzly bear ever found in Texas, killed during a bear hunt in the Davis Mountains in 1900. I recently stumbled on a …

library talk

library talk

April 17th, 2014

Texas author, a Marfa resident to read at MPL

By MANDY ROANE

Texas author and Marfa resident James Morrow Walton will be at the library on Friday, May 16 at 6pm discussing his book My Friends Call Me Moon.
The book follows the histories of two Mississippi families from the Civil War up to the book’s setting in the 1950s. If …

golliver – pulitzer

golliver – pulitzer

April 17th, 2014

correspondence

correspondence

April 17th, 2014

Editor:
I thank all the generous donors who gave items for the Alpine Public Library’s garage sale fundraiser last week. The event was a great success and we look forward to other sales in the future!
Thank you to Margaret Matthews, Linda Bryant, Tom and Carolyn Mangrem, and Jim Glendinning for organizing and for your volunteer help …

dispatch from DC

dispatch from DC

April 10th, 2014

Drilling in Big Bend National Park? Not on my watch

By U.S. Rep. PETE P GALLEGO

Big Bend, my childhood playground, is the story of beauty told through millions of years of volcanic activity and constant erosion. Visitors can hike along paths once covered by ocean, and catch a glimpse of rare birds or Mexican black bears, …

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