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Wildfires Rage through Brewster County

Did you happen to smell an odor like burning pine leaves throughout the Big Bend? That was a wildfire that destroyed over 500 acres of foliage. It crept through overgrown brush approximately ten miles south of Alpine on 118. The fires were started by lightning strikes, Tom Santry, Brewster county…

Big Bend News July 09, 2007

FEDERAL RESERVE AUDIT DENIED!!! CHICKEN CATCHER WOWS JUDGES WITH GARTH BROOKS HEADLINES THE KILLING FIELDS OF NORTH CHIHUAHUA 300 BROTHELS IN HOUSTON Brewster County Swine Flu Cases Recover WORKING TO RE-OPEN MARFA JAIL Pickens to Renege on Wind Farm? REGIONAL IMPORTANT!!! IDENTIFICATION GUIDELINES FOR TRAVEL TO MEXICO!!! POLICE CHEIF SUES…

News Roundup June 25, 2009

PRACTICE FIREWORKS SAFETY THIS 4TH! HEADLINES UPDATE: MICHAEL JACKSON DEAD AT 50… …Michael Jackson Music Selling Out in West Texas: Grieving Fans TWO CASES OF SWINE FLU CONFIRMED IN BREWSTER COUNTY!!! WSJ: 27 MEGAWATT SOLAR POWER PLANT COMING TO BIG BEND!!!… … More on Power Plant from pvtech.org …and from…

Historic Hotels of the Big Bend: The Gage Hotel

↑ Grab this Headline Animator This first installment of Historic Hotels of the Big Bend takes an informal tour of the Gage Hotel. Marathon is a handsome little town of 400 souls here in Brewster County. J. P. Bryan has done an excellent job of nestling this luxury hotel in…

Groundbreaking and Firefighter Recognition

Bring your shovel and pitch in to begin the construction of the new Brewster County Alpine VFD firestation at 208 E. Holland Ave. The groundbreaking will be at 11 a.m. followed by a BBQ lunch at the Alpine American Legion Hall. Admision to the lunch is a donation for the…

Alpine Meet and Greet

A universal meet-and-greet — where Alpine and Brewster County residents can meet their city and county officials — is planned from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at Antelope Lodge. Residents are encouraged to come visit with their local representatives in city and county government. Other city and county officials will…