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October, 2014

Día de los Muertos and community dinner at Chinati Foundation Arena this Sunday

October 30th, 2014

MARFA – Everyone’s invited to celebrate Día de los Muertos at a free, community-wide gathering this Sunday, November 2 at The Chinati Foundation Arena.

This is a bilingual event for family and friends in poignant tribute to those who are no longer with us. The public is invited to bring photos, memorabilia and other offerings to …

Dude of the Dead atrae a una multitud más grande y a oriundos de Presidio

October 30th, 2014

(foto de SASHA von OLDERSHAUSENFullyMaxxed o Max Ferguson durante el festival de música Dude of the Dead que se celebro el fin de semana en Presidio.

Por SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN

PRESIDIO – “Fue jodi-[palabrota]-fantástico,” dijo Charlie Angell, fundador y organizador del festival de música Dude of the Dead.

El festival de este año Dude of …

Agentes de Aduana de Presidio encuentran metanfetaminas en un hombre parapléjico

October 30th, 2014

(foto de CPB)Los paquetes pegados con cinta adhesiva a las piernas del hombre.

PRESIDIO – Unos agentes de la Oficina de Operaciones sobre el Terreno de Aduana y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) de Estados Unidos que estaban trabajando en el puerto de entrada de Presidio incautaron la semana pasada 1.3 libras de metanfetaminas cristalinas. …

En marcha primer huerto en la comunidad El Divisadero

October 30th, 2014

Por DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ

OJINAGA, CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO – El pasado 22 de octubre, La Dirección de Desarrollo Rural a cargo de Abelardo Juárez, dio a conocer que ya está en marcha el primer huerto comunitario de auto consumo en la comunidad de El  Divisadero, donde se producirán: cilantro, repollo, lechuga, zanahoria, rábano, cebolla de rabo y …

El Centro de Familias en Crisis del Big Bend en Presidio realiza caminata para recordar a las mujeres muertas por violencia Intrafamiliar de 2013

October 30th, 2014

(fotos de DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ)La caminata por la calle principal de Presidio para recordar a las mujeres muertas por violencia. La caminata fue patrocinada por El Centro de Familias en Crisis del Big Bend.

Por DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ

PRESIDIO – Como cada año El Centro de Familias en Crisis del Big Bend en Presidio, …

Two Terlingua chili cookoffs this weekend

October 30th, 2014

TERLINGUA – This weekend will be caliente with two chili cook-offs in Terlingua. The 48th Annual Original Terlingua International Frank X. Tolbert-Wick Fowler Championship Chili Cook-off starts today and runs until Saturday, November 1. And there’s the 48th Annual Terlingua International Chili Championship, another chili cook-off sponsored by the Chili Appreciation Society International (CASI).

The original …

Terlingua to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos

October 30th, 2014

TERLINGUA – The Annual Day of the Dead Celebration will be held in the Terlingua Cemetery on Sunday evening, November 2. Everyone is invited to attend and participate in the lighting of candles on all of the graves in the historic cemetery.  Candles will be provided, but please bring your own lighters. Potluck dishes are …

Marfa High School students learn graphic design at ‘Brand U’

October 30th, 2014

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)Anissa Lujan, at the computer, shows off the mood board she made during the workshop. Superintendant Andrew Peters, right, designers Juliana Goodman, third from right, and Josh Distler, fourth from right, look on.

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Graphic designer Juliana Goodman was impressed on Monday. It was …

Marfa High School juniors design video games

October 30th, 2014

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)Marfa High School students attend a video game workshop.

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – The Austin indie game collective Juegos Rancheros hosted a video game workshop on Saturday, October 25, at LabMarfa, an education space.

Before the students were allowed to play, David Kalina and Brandon Boyer first discussed …

Football Horns get district win over Bearkats

October 30th, 2014

MARFA – “A great win for the program, school, and community” is how Marfa ISD athletic director and Shorthorn head football coach Jeff Jones described Marfa’s 50-46 district win over the Garden City Bearkats on Friday.

It’s just year three of Marfa’s foray into six-man football, and to go 1-0 in district play in a four-team …

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