MARATHON – Allen Haley of Marathon, a six-year member of the Big Bend Regional Hospital District Board, has resigned after being elected to a new four-year term last month.

TORNILLO – Hundreds of people spent Father’s Day marching in front of the Marcelino Serna Port of Entry in the El Paso Lower Valley community of Tornillo where a tent city was hastily constructed l

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ALPINE - A fresh coat of paint brightens any room, and this summer Alpine Middle School will refresh its learning environment with donated paint from Morrison True Value.

EL PASO - Join the staff of Franklin Mountains State Park as they break ground on the new park visitor’s center at noon, Friday June 15, 2018.

MARFA - The City of Marfa Parks and Recreation Board is considering options for new playground equipment at Coffield Park.


I couldn’t make myself listen to the audio this week of immigrant children crying for their parents in a detention center.

Editor: La proxima vez que vea a mi Papa’, digale gracias por la lluvia! What wonderful rain we had!

Texas Senate District 19 candidate and former State Representative and U.S. Congressman Pete Gallego released a statement on the recent resignation of Carlos Uresti.


Rita Kay Hendryx, former longtime Alpine resident, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 in a Osborne, Kansas nursing home following a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. She was 71 years of age.

Alicia Aguilar de Rohana, 93, passed away last week.

Sylvia Roman Griffin, 54 of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away June 8, 2018.

She was born in Alpine, Texas to the late Salvador and Irene Roman.