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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, …

library talk

library talk

April 10th, 2014

Summer plans underway at library

By MANDY ROANE

Spring may have just arrived, but we’re already working hard on our plans for summer reading. This year’s theme is FIZZ, BOOM, READ! and in keeping with the theme, we’ll be focusing on science.

This year we’ll be working with Marfa ISD and participating in their Summer Shake-Up Program.

Twice a week students …

golliver – equal pay

golliver – equal pay

April 10th, 2014

dick decent – cowboy fever

dick decent – cowboy fever

April 10th, 2014

correspondence

correspondence

April 10th, 2014

Editor:

The reason I am writing this letter is that I want to inform our faithful donors of what is happening with the Blackwell School Alliance.

Because the Alliance is no longer a non-profit organization, it is very difficult to continue. We cannot ask for grant money because we no longer are a non-profit organization.

It seems that …

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