MARFA - The City of Marfa notified Lissa Castro of her ineligibility to run for Marfa City Council in the upcoming May 2019 city election last Thursday.

FAR WEST TEXAS - Robert and Rosario Salgado Halpern have come to an agreement to sell their ownership in The Big Bend Sentinel and The Presidio International newspapers to Maisie Crow and Max Kabat

ALPINE – Officials from the tri-county region made up a significant percentage of both leadership and participation Friday when the Rio Grande Council of Governments Board of Directors met Friday i

Sports & Education

MARFA - Lady Horns will close out their final two district games with McCamey and Ozona this week, with the Ozona game happening Thursday at 5pm at Marfa’s Coffield Park.

MARFA - Marfa’s golf teams will be traveling to San Angelo Monday morning to participate in the Regional Practice round ahead of the two day, 18 hole competition to take place Tuesday, April 23 and

MARFA - Please join the Chinati Foundation in celebrating Community Day on Saturday, May 4. All events are free and everyone is invited.


Dear editor and community members, The main function of the Marfa Band Booster club is to support the Marfa band program by raising funds to supplement ever-shrinking funding from the State.

Omar Jadwat, director of the America Civil Liberties Union Immigrants’ Rights Project, reacting to U.S.

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Polly Carly, formerly of Marfa, passed from this life to the next on January 18, 2019.

Longtime Alpine and Fort Davis resident Sammie Jo Burleson Lane, 86, graduated to Heaven in San Angelo, Texas on April 11, 2019.

Dorothy Jean Crawford McMillan, 89, a lifelong resident of Alpine, Texas, passed away on April 11, 2019 in El Paso, Texas.

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