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Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall has selected Pete P. Gallego as sole finalist in the search for Sul Ross State University’s next president. Gallego, an Alpine attorney who served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Texas House of Representatives, was se…

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For many needy residents of northern Brewster County, the Alpine Food Pantry is an organization where they can turn for help. The pantry has made a positive impact in the community in the fight against hunger, all while looking toward a bright future.

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For many Alpine High School graduating seniors, the end of the academic year signals another rite of passage and an end to K-12 education. College preparation is looming on the horizon.  

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Each year the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board and the Association of Texas Soil and Water Conservation Districts recognize and honor individuals who dedicate themselves to the conservation and management of renewable natural resources. These conservationists will be recognized …

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Coffee has always given people a way to slow down and enjoy life. Specialty coffee is now delighting enthusiasts by captivating their sense of wonder - and people do not have to venture far to buy artisan coffee.

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The coronavirus outbreak has led to the temporary closure of many tourist attractions, theme parks, and public event spaces. Thankfully, many museums and tourist attractions all over the world are inspiring people to stay curious and occupied by offering free virtual tours, exhibits, live we…

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Seniors Aaron Fellows, Travis Ruckman, and others were expecting an April full of baseball games and practices at Kokernot Field. Instead, their final extra-curricular activities at Alpine High will include salvaging some graduation traditions.

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IN TEXAS GOV. GREG ABBOTT'S press conference this afternoon, among many other orders, he announced that his executive order to stay at home will expire on April 30. All restaurants, retail businesses, movie theaters, and malls can open May 1, limited to 25% capacity. He said this order super…

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During a time when restaurants were forced to shut their doors because of coronavirus concerns, takeout orders are the norm now. In business for nearly 45 years, La Casita is adapting to the closures with a full take out menu offering Tex-Mex dishes such as enchiladas, tacos, fajitas, burrit…

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Now that area residents are spending more time at home, there are still ways to get a taste of the Big Bend. These movies are available for viewing on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Roku, Vudu, or other popular streaming video services.

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Quorum Health Corporation, owner of Big Bend Regional Medical Center and 22 other community hospitals across the country, on April 7 announced it has entered into a financial restructuring agreement that will protect its employees and ensure its hospitals can continue to care for patients du…

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The National Park Service announced today that effective 8:30 a.m., April 3, Big Bend National Park and Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River will be closed to all visitors until further notice in response to letters from the Brewster County and Texas State Health Services departments. No entry…

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Technology and learning go hand in hand, and Alpine ISD is at the forefront, making sure students are still fulfilling their educational responsibilities, despite the statewide school shutdown due to COVID-19 concerns.

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A stroll down the main streets of Alpine will reveal the toll COVID-19 is taking on local businesses. Storefronts and restaurants alike have posted closed signs, others request that their customers respect social distancing when entering, and still others will only serve customers in a take-…

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When it comes to providing top quality, personalized IT services, Nectar Computers of Alpine is the place to go, a jack-of-all-trades computer repair business that prides itself on special partnerships and personalized attention.

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Alpine City Council held its regular meeting on March 17 at the more spacious Alpine Civic Center instead of the customary council chambers, putting into practice the action of social distancing in response to the coronavirus issue.

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Giving back to the community with the help of generous customers goes a long way to help fight hunger, and the Porter’s family of grocery stores is there to pitch in with the Round Up for Hunger program.

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For Kathleen Griffith, an Alpine tile and mosaic artist, contributing to the beautification of Railroad Park by having the community demonstrate its creativity is something she is eager to pursue.

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Brewster County voters visited the polls in good numbers to choose county commissioner candidates and to make their voices heard on important statewide positions.

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The City of Alpine held its regular city council meeting on March 3 and one of the main topics of discussion was the status of the downtown area.  

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Alpine ISD Board of Trustees held its regular meeting on Feb. 19, and heard from a McDonald Observatory representative.

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Well-known oilman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Clayton Williams died Feb. 14 surrounded by his family at his home in Midland. He was 88. He reportedly died from complications of pneumonia.

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Many films, both classic and contemporary, have been shot around the Big Bend area, a place well-known for attracting actors, artists, musicians, and writers. A new film, Marfa Ghost Stories, will be released later this year and will feature both Sul Ross State University theatre students an…

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Brewster County Commissioners held a regular meeting on Feb. 12 and County Judge Eleazar Cano and Commissioner, Pct. 2, Sara Allen Colando had a steady exchange of opinions about the topic of the health and safety of South Brewster County visitors.

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Early voting for the March 3 Republican and Democratic primary elections starts Tuesday, and no remote early voting locations will be available.