In West Dallas, a volunteer group is creating a haven for monarch butterflies inside a historic immigrant cemetery.
Christopher Collins is a freelance writer and formerly an associate editor at the Texas Observer. The Wichita Falls native graduated from Midwestern State University in 2012 with a degree in Mass Communication. He previously has worked as a reporter at the Abilene Reporter-News and the Wichita Falls Times Record News.
Articles by Christopher Collins
The GOP’s 25-year-old playbook to kill the public school once and for all.
The newest COVID-19 variant has wreaked havoc on public schools in the state, forcing closures as districts scramble for adequate staff.
Notes from far-flung Texas.
Set in his hometown, the El Paso author’s newest title is a thoughtful coming-of-age chronicle that follows the love story of two young, gay men.
The Republican lawmaker has chosen not to run for re-election in District 31, which has been redrawn to benefit more conservative candidates.
Cities have long dumped their wastewater into streams and rivers. Even treated, the wastewater can pollute waterways and contaminate aquifers.
“The West Texas Power Plant that Saved the World” makes a thoughtful but tedious case that we can harness capitalism to stem climate change.
A stretch of arid desert in West Texas is the crown jewel of the state’s birding hotspots.
The latest from far-flung Texas.