BOSTON – While most residents stress about taxes this time of year, Marfa resident Peter Stanley spent Tax Day running his 10th marathon with thousands of runners at this year’s Boston Marathon.

MARFA - Due to the success of our track and field athletes this spring, we have created a youth track club in Marfa, said Marfa track coach Craig Jex Hawker.

ALPINE - Be part of the 49th anniversary celebration of Earth Day in the USA! Join 193 other countries to lift up our Spaceship Earth and revel in its cosmic wonder.

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.


AUSTIN – Far West Texas State Sen. José Rodríguez, D-El Paso, issued the following statement regarding his vote on SB 2, which received preliminary approval from the Texas Senate:

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.


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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