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Amarillo's Bell Boeing site to provide V-22 Osprey maintenance services under $41.6m contractThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
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Texas Man Dressed as ‘The Grinch’ Protests Outside School With ‘Santa Is Fake. Jesus Is Real’ Sign
David Grisham announced he would take his Grinchy ways ‘on the road’
North Amarillo residents frustrated by potential school closures
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Parents and north Amarillo residents are upset with the potential closures of some north Amarillo schools. “It’s almost synonymous with systemic bias,” said Keith Grays, a local entrepreneur, community activist and north Amarillo resident. “It’s economic bias.” This comes after the Amarillo Independent School District floated the possibility of closing Park […]
Victim follows suspects accused of stealing his pickup, calls police
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — That's one way to recover your stolen vehicle. A man called 911 on Wednesday and said his truck had been stolen and he was was following the thieves. While following the owner followed them, the suspects reportedly hit three other vehicles. Officers caught up to...
An Unexpected Icon Was Just Spotted In Downtown Amarillo
There are some things that you see, smell, or hear that do a good job of reminding you that you are really in Lone Star State, Amarillo, Texas. Sometimes it's the sight of cowboys going down the street on horses, or sometimes it's the smell of cow manure that's blown in from Herford. But in this case, it's the iconic Panhandle tumbleweed, that looked to be on a mission.
This Amarillo Texas Festival Nominated For Best New Festival In U.S.
The Route 66 Festival in Amarillo, Texas last year was a blast to attend. I went, and it looked like a giant success. The multi-day event spanned the entire Texas panhandle and featured an insane variety of activities. Apparently, I'm not the only one that feels this way. The fest went so well that it has been nominated for an impressive award.
During I-40 traffic stop, trooper finds 46 pounds of meth in car heading to Amarillo
Authorities made one arrest and seized 46 pounds of suspected methamphetamine in Oldham County on Thursday, after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle reportedly en route to Amarillo from Arizona. At about 11 a.m. Thursday, a trooper stopped a 2022 Chevrolet Malibu that was traveling east on Interstate...
This Is Why You Should Not Use Rat Poison Anywhere
There was a story that recently came out of Amarillo about a Ringtail Cat that was found by a family on their property. The Ringtail Cat was brought into the Wild West Wildlife Rehabilitation Center on November 19th. What is a Ringtail Cat?. The Texas Department of Wildlife describes the...
Tracking warmth and possible rain
Hi everyone, This afternoon will be partly sunny and mild with breezy southwest winds of 15 to 25 mph. Temperatures will respond, warming into a range of upper 50’s to mid 60’s. Amarillo should top out near 64. By tonight, however, a cool front will move through, setting the table for possible rain showers tomorrow. […]
Why Does Amarillo’s Water Have A Strong Chlorine Smell?
In my time on this Earth, I've had the opportunity to live in many different states and cities. That has its up's and down's, but I've gotten to experience a lot of different things. Different climates, different cultures, etc. Amarillo has been one of my most interesting cities I've lived in for a myriad of reasons.
Center City of Amarillo to hold Electric Light Parade on Friday
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — More than 60 floats and thousands of people will line Polk Street on Friday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. for the Electric Light Parade that is held by Center City of Amarillo every year. The annual parade will run from 11th Avenue to 4th along Polk Street. Beth Duke, executive director […]
Local streetwear clothing brand artists to host fashion show, benefits The Bridge Amarillo
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Local streetwear clothing brand artists Momentum of Roses and Improper Tear are set to host their “Beauty from Afar” fashion show, scheduled for Saturday, to showcase works from several local artists and to benefit The Bridge Children’s Advocacy Center. According to organizers, doors will open at 6 p.m. and the fashion […]
Not Looking Good for Amarillo Restaurant – Closer to the End?
It all started with a simple closing of a restaurant on Halloween. OK, some places give their staff off for some holidays so maybe this wasn't so crazy. That one closed day didn't necessarily mean things were not looking up for a restaurant that a lot of us loved. Then...
From Sports to Fashion: Matthew Rosas Interviewed on the Hey Amarillo Podcast
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) —How does a coach and teacher at Holy Cross Catholic Academy go from the classroom to the runway making unique and upcycled clothing, and then create a brand and a business out of this venture?. That’s just part of Matthew Rosas’s story that you can hear...
Nationwide Cybersecurity Incident Impacts BSA Hospital and Other Facilities, Forces Ambulance Diversions
• A cybersecurity incident has caused a network outage at BSA Health Systems in Amarillo, Texas, leading to the diversion of ambulances to other facilities. • The problem extends beyond Amarillo, affecting Ardent Health Services, which owns 37 facilities across the country, including hospitals in east Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Idaho, New Mexico, and New Jersey.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System announces new Chief Operating Officer
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Northwest Texas Healthcare System has announced the appointment of Oliver Ostorga as its new Chief Operating Officer. According to NWTHS officials, Ostorga, a leader in the healthcare industry since 2013, will lead the operational performance of a dynamic and complex healthcare system which includes key service lines as cardiology, orthopedics, oncology, […]
Pet of the Week: Jace
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — Jace and his brother came to the SPCA after a former employee passed away and his pets were brought in. Jace is 10 years old, he is very sweet and is ready for adoption.
What makes a historic neighborhood?
Amarillo has been at the center of regional history since before it was founded, from its years of roaming buffalo to acting as a major stop on Route 66. However, some of its historic sites are better remembered than others - and some of the most recognizable don't even technically exist.
A $40 steak dinner with all the trimmings? Just look off the beaten path
If you are a frequent traveler of the roads of Texas, you may have spotted the big billboards around Amarillo: All-you-can-eat steak for an hour, or some kind of contest like that. It’s the contest that seems to be the big part of the fun. But amid all the...
Former Amarillo City Councilwoman Hays Files for State House
Elaine Hays has filed her ballot application for Texas House District 64. Hays, who formerly served on Amarillo City Council after first being elected in 2017, chose not to seek a third term in 2021 following a failed congressional primary bid in 2020. After leaving city council, Hays moved to Runaway Bay in Wise County, where she is now running for Texas State House.
Park Hills Elementary hosts enrollment decline meeting
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Parents and community members attended an enrollment decline meeting over at Park Hills Elementary School Tuesday evening. This is the third meeting of this kind for Amarillo ISD. The previous two took place at Pleasant Valley Elementary and Alice Landergin Elementary School. Like the previous ones, this meeting is to address […]