ALPINE - Alpine early voting for the City of Alpine begins Monday, April 22 at the Alpine Council Chambers at 803 W. Holland Avenue.

AUSTIN — With the potential for severe weather approaching, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax-free during the state’s sales tax holiday for emergency

BREWSTER COUNTY - Two law enforcement agents in the Big Bend region are facing indictments related to serious crimes involving a child under six.

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.

high desert sketches


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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