Additional resources now available to West Texas landowners
ALPINE The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University in Alpine is bolstering resources available to West Texas landowners. Mike Janis has joined BRI as the newest member of the team, and he will help enhance the offerings of BRI’s Center for Land Stewardship and Stakeholder Engagement by assisting landowners access grant funding for conservation efforts that benefit native wildlife.
Alpine Lowe’s Store Faces Community Backlash for Banning Humane Society Fundraiser
The Alpine community was taken aback when the newly minted owners of the local Lowe’s store, Lowe’s Markets, rescinded permission for a charitable event. The Alpine Humane Society, known for its efforts in aiding animals and serving the community, had planned a fundraising bake sale at the Lowe’s store. However, Lowe’s initially denied access to the organization, causing an uproar among residents.
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Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around fort davis.
Train Wreck Or Art? What Is This ‘Thing’ In Marfa, Texas?
I have been planning a big trip to Big Bend, Texas for a long time now and hopefully, 2024 is going to be the year... fingers are crossed. A small but significant part of that trip will be after leaving the Big Bend area I would like to experience the mysterious Marfa Lights, near Marfa, Texas, population 1750, not including paranormal entities of course. But now I see there may be other reasons to go to Marfa, they call it, art.
Marfa Elementary’s Annual Winter Exhibition Showcases the Creativity of Young Artists
Yesterday, the Marfa Elementary students lit up the town with their vibrant and heartwarming art exhibition. The “Annual Winter Exhibition” at the MSA Gallery on 106 East San Antonio, right next to Marfa Public Radio, was a testament to the creativity and talent of these young artists. The event featured a fun-filled reception from 3 to 5 p.m., making it a delightful afternoon for all. Check out this Big Bend Times photo page for a visual journey through this uplifting and happy show that brought smiles to Marfa.
For Sale: Agua Fria Ranch – 23,482 Acres of Texas Wilderness Neighboring Big Bend Ranch
Explore 23,482 Acres of Pristine Texas Wilderness, Rich History, Abundant Wildlife, and a Valuable Bentonite Mining Lease. Nestled in the heart of Brewster County, Texas, Agua Fria Ranch stands as a testament to the untamed beauty of the West. Spanning an expansive 23,482 acres, this property is a harmonious blend of historical significance, natural splendor, and promising economic potential.
New Coffee and Wine Bar Coming to Former Frama Spot in Marfa
Exciting changes are afoot in Marfa’s culinary landscape as a brand-new coffee and wine bar prepares to make its mark at the former Frama Coffee Shop location. This eagerly awaited development is courtesy of Alta Marfa, the esteemed ‘grand cru’ vineyard in the Texas Davis Mountains, renowned for its dedication to elevating Texas wine to global acclaim.
Porter’s Stores in Trans-Pecos Region Officially Change Ownership to Lowe’s Markets
A significant change is underway in the heart of the Trans-Pecos region as Porter’s stores in Marfa, Presidio, Alpine, Fort Davis, and Van Horn undergo an ownership transition. On December 1, 2023, Porter’s, a fixture in these communities for 78 years, will officially change hands to Lowe’s Markets, a Texas-based company located in Littlefield.
Today the gas price is close to $3.69 in Fort Davis as of 2023-11-30. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Taste the Peaks: 3 Must-Try Burgers in Alpine
In this article, we're exploring three tantalizing burgers found in the Alpine region. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below. Enjoy the read!
32 New Dining Options for Big Bend and Trans-Pecos Region
Since the start of 2023, 30 new food and beverage businesses have opened their doors in the Trans-Pecos communities of Alpine, Marfa, Terlingua, and Fort Davis. Two additional establishments are opening soon. Here are lists so you can try them all:. David Flash (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an energetic, results-driven sales and...
This Was Named the Most Beautiful Small Town in Texas, Agree?
Living in the state of Texas is a privilege, I love living here and most Texans feel the same way. But I will say we are most proud of our hometowns and when there is a list created of the most beautiful small towns in Texas I was wanting to see something a little closer to where I live, but I genuinely feel happy for any small town in Texas that made this list.
Fort Davis: A Historical Beacon in the American West
Nestled amidst the Davis Mountains, Fort Davis is a historic testament to the military's role in the American West. Established in 1854 and named after Jefferson Davis, the fort was pivotal in protecting travelers along the San Antonio-El Paso Road from Native American raids. Its strategic position near Limpia Creek made it an ideal site for the Eighth U.S. Infantry. Despite being deserted during the Civil War, it saw resurgence in 1867 with the Buffalo Soldiers' arrival, who played a crucial part in its reconstruction and the region's security.
El Turista Relocates to New Spot Behind The Capri, Maintains Focus on Authentic Mexican Cuisine
The renowned culinary destination, “El Turista,” has made a strategic move to a new location behind The Capri in Marfa, Texas. While its physical address may have changed, one thing remains constant: El Turista’s unwavering dedication to serving authentic Mexican cuisine that keeps locals and tourists coming back for more.
HIGHLIGHTS: Balmorhea eliminated from the postseason following almost forty point loss to Klondike
RANKIN, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) -The Balmorhea Bears have been eliminated from the 2023 postseason after 100-62 loss to the Klondike Cougars. The Bears finish their season 9-3 as District, Bi-District and Area Champions. Watch the video above for the highlights.
Poletown Pizza Officially Opens Its Doors Today in Alpine, Bringing Detroit-Style Delights to the Heart of Town
The moment Alpine, Texas, has been eagerly awaiting has finally arrived – Poletown Pizza is officially opening its doors today, marking a significant culinary milestone in the heart of this charming town. Following a successful soft opening, this boutique pizzeria is now prepared to serve up the authentic flavors of Detroit-style pizza to the community.
Prime Commercial Property for Sale: 127,654 SF Factory in Balmorhea
A remarkable opportunity has emerged for those seeking to invest in prime commercial real estate. The Balmorhea Warehouse, spanning 16.972 acres and featuring a sprawling 127,654 square feet of warehouse space, is now available for sale. This property, strategically located at Exit 209 along the southern side of I-10, east of Balmorhea, presents a gateway to Fort Davis and the spectacular Texas Mountain Region, making it an ideal investment for businesses in search of growth and expansion.
The Enigmatic Luminance of the Marfa Lights: A Century-Old Texan Mystery
Nestled in the vast Chihuahuan Desert, the small town of Marfa, Texas, hosts a century-old mystery that has eluded definitive explanation. Just 30 miles west of Alpine, the Marfa Lights have been a source of fascination since the first reported sighting by cowhand Robert Reed Ellison in 1883. These ghostly orbs dance whimsically across the desert, igniting imaginations with their unpredictable behavior, exhibiting vibrant colors and erratic movements that both entice and baffle onlookers.
HIGHLIGHTS: Klondike scores 100 points to eliminate Balmorhea from playoffs
RANKIN, Texas (KOSA) - The Klondike Cougars beat the Balmorhea Bears 100-62 in the 1A Division II state quarterfinals on Friday in Rankin. Klondike advances, and is now one of four teams left playing for the state championship. Watch the video for highlights.
Women’s Basketball Falls to Sul Ross State 77-55
KERRVILLE, TX: The Schreiner University Women’s Basketball team lost their neutral site game against Sul Ross State University 77-55. The Mountaineers traveled to Houston, Texas, for their non-conference neutral site matchup against the Lobos from Sul Ross State University, hosted by the University of St. Thomas. Unfortunately, Schreiner was...