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August, 2014

Ernesto Mendoza

August 28th, 2014

Marfa native Ernesto C. Mendoza, 82, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 in El Paso with his family by his side.

Ernesto Mendoza

Visitation will be Friday, August 29 at Hillcrest Funeral Home Carolina with a Rosary recited at 7pm. Funeral Mass is 9:30am Saturday, August 30 at St. Raphael Parish Church, 2301 Zanzibar. Burial …

desert fashion marfa style

desert fashion marfa style

August 28th, 2014

Boyd Elder and Camp Bosworth (photos courtesy Wrong Marfa)

Wrong gets it right with Marfa t-shirts

 

By ASHLEY ROWE

A cool new crop of t-shirts has popped up at the WRONG STORE. The tees, which are designed by Buck and Camp, play off the now infamous “SEE MYSTERY LIGHTS” slogan.  The duo came up with …

steve’s funny column

steve’s funny column

August 28th, 2014

The Dude abides

 

By STEVE LANG

“Look, let me explain something to you. I’m not Mr. Lebowski. You’re Mr. Lebowski. I’m the Dude.” – Jeff Bridges (a.k.a. Jeffrey Lebowski) in “The Big Lebowski.”

In my ongoing quest for self-identity, I take online quizzes, most recently to answer the question:

“How am I aging?”

Apparently, I am aging like the Dude, …

the idle american

the idle american

August 28th, 2014

Gathering with the Bears at the River

by Dr. Don Newbury

Baylor’s Bears, in football wars since 1898, are now back on campus, playing in the spanking new McLane Stadium that opens this fall across the Brazos River from Texas’ first higher education institution, founded in 1845.

For the opener on Sunday night, August 31, BU scheduled an …

guest commentary

guest commentary

August 28th, 2014

Holding hostage immigration reform

 

By DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ

DNC Chair Representative

Last year, Marco Rubio and his allies like Ted Cruz and Rand Paul spent their summer ginning up support for a risky plan to gut Obamacare or cause a government shutdown.

As a result of their reckless gamesmanship, Republicans shut down the government for 16 days, costing the …

rambling boy

rambling boy

August 28th, 2014

The “lost years” at historic Ft. Davis

By LONN TAYLOR

The National Park Service acquired the fort at Fort Davis in 1961, and since then they have done a marvelous and highly professional job of telling visitors what life there was like when the army was there, which were the years between the post’s establishment in 1854 …

Recaudan fondos para Lucia Valles

August 28th, 2014

(fotos de DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ)De izquierda a derecha aparece Yubia Bonilla, Cristabell Flotte, Nayla Viramontes, Alejandra Valles, Neli Bonilla, Adalberto Valles y José Ronquillo durante la recaudación de fondod para la niña Lucia Valles.

Por DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ

Lucia Valles

PRESIDIO – El pasado jueves 21 de agosto, familiares, amigos y distintas instituciones …

Actualización sobre Obamacare: los consumidores deben volver a entregar sus documentos de inmigración

August 28th, 2014

LEJANO OESTE DE TEXAS – El Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de Estados Unidos envió por correo avisos a unas 310,000 personas de los Estados Unidos que se inscribieron en el Mercado Promovido Federalmente (Federally Facilitated Marketplace) avisándoles de que deben entregar su documentación para poder verificar su condición inmigratoria o ciudadana.

Los avisos, dijo …

El Parque Nacional del Big Bend prohíbe los drones

August 28th, 2014

PARQUE NACIONAL DEL BIG BEND – El 20 de agosto, el Parque Nacional del Big Bend implementó la prohibición del lanzamiento, el aterrizaje o las operaciones de aviones no tripulados desde o sobre terrenos y aguas administrados por el Servicio Nacional de Parques dentro de las fronteras del Parque Nacional del Big Bend, el Río …

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