Tag Archives: West Texas
About 2,700 acres of the lizard’s habitat have been disturbed by oil and gas development and sand mining since 2012.
In 2012, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) made the controversial decision not to list the dunes sagebrush lizard, a three-inch reptile native to the Wes...Read More
Texas has the biggest rural population in the nation, yet many journalists treat much of the state as flyover country.
Trump’s election taught the nation many painful lessons. Among them: the traditional divide between town and country has become a chasm. People in blue, urban...Read More
I traveled to Big Bend Ranch State Park in October for the second-annual Trans-Pecos Ultra. This rugged ultramarathon spans 170 miles and 15,000 feet of elevati...Read More
Attendees carried signs that read 'Build bridges, not walls,' 'Viva La Frontera' and 'Love is Unity.'
About four dozen people held hands as a symbol of camaraderie Saturday morning at the international bridge that divides Presidio, Texas, and Ojinaga, Mexico...Read More
Poll workers say the county with the lowest turnout in Texas can’t afford voter stickers.
Poll workers say the county with the lowest turnout in Texas can’t afford voter stickers....Read More
A weakening El Niño, assisted by climate change, is driving scorching temperatures in Texas.
El Niño usually cools us down, but this year, climate change was stronger than the periodic weather phenomenon, scorching the west and heating up the coast....Read More
Nearly four dozen landowners in the pristine path of the Trans Pecos pipeline are facing eminent domain lawsuits from the energy company behind the project....Read More