Smuggling bones. Horses with tail lights. Alcoholic seltzer goes aerial. Just another day in far-flung Texas.
After 14 years, the artist colony inside a former Amarillo shopping mall is being laid to rest. Now the Panhandle creative-types who called the place home “are just gonna get scattered.”
The city sued a landowner in 2018 for allowing about 30 homeless folks to set up tents. After a change of heart, city staff asked a camp advocate to help guide a "housing first" pilot program.
The best Texas history museum you’ve never heard of is staring down a financial crisis. Will it survive?
Weird news from far-flung Texas.
Experts say the city’s lawsuit, filed this month against a man who allowed a homeless camp to be developed on his property, is virtually unprecedented.
The federal lawsuit is the latest in an escalating conflict between the city and local homeless advocates.
Advocates for the homeless in Amarillo have cheered the creation of a “tent city” near downtown, but the site has raised the ire of city officials threatening fines.
As the Panhandle gets drier, more water will be pumped from aquifers and wildfire danger will increase, experts say.
Several Confederate monuments in Texas' metropolitan areas have been removed since Charlottesville, but Amarillo officials have been slow to act.