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Texas has unique cultural and historical celebrations throughout the year, and an event as big as Texas is set to take place Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30-31, at the historic Horsehead Crossing on the Pecos River, about 30 miles east of Fort Stockton.

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The City of Alpine on Oct. 7 continued its regularly scheduled meeting from the previous day. Members discussed the contentious issue of Alpine city attorney and municipal court prosecutor Rod Ponton’s job performance.

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On Tuesday, the first day of in-person early voting in this heated presidential election year, the line at Brewster County’s only polling place extended out the door and down the street as voters queued up to make their voices heard.

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The City of Alpine held its regularly scheduled city council meeting on Oct. 6 with an announcement that the popular Artwalk festival will take place after all.

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Early voting for both the Nov. 3 general election and the City of Alpine municipal election starts Tuesday.

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There’s no doubt that music is a big part of everyone’s lives, and it all starts in the classroom. This is where Marathon ISD Principal Juan Saldana comes in as he leads the inaugural Marathon ISD Native American flute class, composed of seventh graders Sadie Carter, Marco Briones, Elah Barl…

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Brewster County held its regularly scheduled commissioner’s court meeting on Sept. 23, and heard County Judge Eleazar Cano talk about canceling Alpine’s Artwalk.

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Since the beginning of the Catholic Church, God has called men to the priesthood in the form of a vocation, or calling. For new pastor Fr. Pablo Matta of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, this calling has brought him a sense of fulfillment and happiness, a mission he is proud to bring to Al…

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In a statement on Sept. 22, Alpine Mayor Andy Ramos announced that the ongoing friction between the Brewster County Sheriff’s Office and the Alpine Police Department over who’s allowed in the county jail was settled.

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Brewing beer has been a focal point of civilizations for a long time, and modern-day craft breweries like Brick Vault Brewery and Barbecue in Marathon are carrying on the tradition. Head Brewer and Alpine resident Amy Oxenham has successfully turned her passion and skills into a profession, …

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Sooner or later, most people will find themselves in need of specialized treatment for various types of pain, including muscular and joint pain, and this is where Coggins Chiropractic Clinic comes in.

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Everyone knows the Big Bend boasts star studded night skies and pristine landscapes. Whether visitors stop by Marathon for the beautiful Milky Way views, or just to get away from it all, there is something for everyone in this little town east of Alpine.

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Two Sul Ross State University rodeo team legends were recently inducted into the National Rodeo Hall of Fame.

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Many know Berta Rios-Martinez as the long-serving Brewster County Clerk, whether working with her professionally, or getting to know her personally throughout the years.

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Alpine ISD Board of Trustees held its regular meeting on Aug. 26 at the Alpine High School library, and the main topic of the meeting was contractor approval for the new high school, and middle and elementary school HVAC projects.

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The day a bride and groom say "I do" is one of the most special moments in their lives, and choosing a wedding location is one of the most important decisions they will make for their big day.  

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Being a part of a purposeful and meaningful mission to serve the community in profound ways is what motivates Elder Noah Johnson and Elder Bjornn Tolman, two young missionaries embarking on a journey to enlighten people with the Gospel, and to exemplify how service work is a rewarding way to…

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Brewster County Commissioners Court held its regular meeting on Aug. 12, and the main topic was the huge hit to the county tourism industry as a result of the coronavirus.  

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As Alpine ISD kicks off a new school year, devoted teachers like Caroline Fox are prepared to help students achieve their full potential, while encouraging students to appreciate and develop their natural abilities and special interests.

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Alpine ISD Board of Trustees held its regularly scheduled meeting on Aug. 5, and discussed several topics related to the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

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On Aug. 8, while conducting aerial surveys for desert bighorn sheep in West Texas, three Texas Parks and Wildlife Department employees died in a helicopter crash on the Department’s Black Gap Wildlife Management Area in Brewster County.

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School districts across Texas are preparing for the start of a new school year, ensuring that academic standards are met, while setting goals designed to enrich the educational curriculum.

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There is a new old-fashioned ice cream shop in Alpine that is the talk of the town, and owners Sandra Korteland and Shazlyn Tays are excited to bring Scoops Creamery on board. The ice cream parlor has been wildly popular since its debut on July 25, and business is booming.

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Brewster County Commissioners Court held a special meeting on July 29 to discuss certified values and tax rate issues.

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It’s a new year, and new era in Alpine High School Fightin’ Buck Football. For the first time in four seasons, the Bucks will have a new starting quarterback, and all eyes will be on junior Jayden Canaba to fill in at the position, as well as the vacated leadership. 

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The Big Bend area is well known for its vibrant music scene. Now that Viva Big Bend recently wrapped up its first ever virtual format, the City of Alpine has received kudos from the Texas Music Office, and Alpine Director of Tourism Chris Ruggia is excited to announce the good news. The Texa…

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Alpine ISD Board of Trustees met on July 15, and heard a high school construction project update by Parkhill, Smith, and Cooper architect Les Burke.

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Summer is here, and for Big Bend homeowners, that means it’s also yard work season.

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The 2020 Big Bend Ranch Rodeo is fast approaching, and teams from Texas and New Mexico have sent in their entries for the action at the SALE arena in Alpine.

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Brewster County Commissioner’s held their regularly scheduled meeting on July 8, and raising property taxes was the main topic of discussion.

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With nature as an inspiration to see beauty in the world, many artists take their canvases, paints, and brushes to the great outdoors so they can work amid the natural beauty they wish to depict. That certainly applies for Terlingua artist Michele Billings.

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Alpine ISD Board of Trustees held its regular meeting via Zoom videoconference on June 30, and announced termination of Lubbock contractor Lee Lewis Construction for construction of the new high school. Board Vice President Mary McCallister, Board Secretary Justin Cross, and Joe Portillo wer…

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Alpine cowboy poet and rancher Joel Nelson will be the third recipient of the Ranching Heritage Association Working Cowboy Award. He’ll receive the honor during the 43rd Annual National Golden Spur Award dinner on Oct. 10 in Lubbock.