Weird news from far-flung Texas.
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 initiative is part of a larger, decades-long push for tort reform in the state.
Texas fires are growing in volume, severity, and sheer number.
The author’s new collection of essays is a Texas naturalist’s scrapbook of the Lone Star State. It’s also a deep look at the natural world.
Unplugged wells could be quietly leaking millions of pounds of methane in West Texas.
The Permian Basin is ground zero for a billion-dollar surge of zombie oil wells.
The latest from far-flung Texas.
The nonprofit corporation is asking Ken Paxton’s office for permission to ignore requests seeking information on the costliest winter storm in the state’s history.
The federal Bureau of Land Management has a habit of auctioning off parcels of its land to oil and gas developments. For years, Texas cities and environmentalists have sounded the alarm about the arrangements.
Plus, a dog from Plano shot his owner in the leg.