classifieds    contact    advertise    archives    download newspapers

May, 2016

Debate entre candidatos ojinaguenses por la presidencia

May 26th, 2016

(foto de DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ)Candidatos Ojinaguenses durante el debate.

Por DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ

OJINAGA – Este martes el Instituto Estatal Electoral a través de la Asamblea Municipal llevó a cabo el debate en el que participaron los candidatos de los diferentes partidos en las elecciones del próximo 5 de junio para Presidente y Síndico …

Los profesionales de la salud del lejano oeste de Texas ayudan a mapear el mosquito portador de zika

May 26th, 2016

Por CAMERON DODD

PRESIDIO — Dos profesionales locales de la salud están ayudando a unos investigadores de la Universidad de Texas en El Paso (UTEP) con un estudio de distribución del mosquito que podría ayudar a controlar la propagación del virus zika en el caso de que haya un brote.

El Dr. Adrian Billings, …

No hay límites para la cuarta “fiesta protesta” anual

May 26th, 2016

(foto de CAMERON DODD)La fiesta de ambos lados del Río Grande el sábado.

Por CAMERON DODD

LAJITAS — No hubo frontera durante una tarde. Personas de ambos lados del Río Grande vadearon el Río Grande y compartieron música y compañía sin la carga de tener que presentar permisos o pasaportes.

Juntos, los estadounidenses y …

La producción de un documental vuelve a lugares históricos de Presidio y Ojinaga

May 26th, 2016

(foto de CAMERON DODD)El filmista William Millet entrevistando y filmando, de izquierda, a José Francisco Aguilar Moreno del Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia del Estado de Coahuila, el Mayor de Presidio John Ferguson, el Director del Centro de Estudios del Big Bend Andy Cloud y el Embajador Español Miguel Angel Mazarambroz en Fort …

Presidio’s Principal Tibayan Harvard-bound

May 26th, 2016

Dr. Edgar Tibayan

By CAMERON DODD

PRESIDIO — Lucy Rede Franco Middle School Principal Dr. Edgar Tibayan will head to Harvard University in June for a week-long professional development program. Tibayan was awarded a competitive grant to fund his travel and studies at the Ivy League university.

Tibayan will spend June 6-10 at the …

Documentary film production returns to Presidio, Ojinaga historic sites

May 26th, 2016

(staff photo by CAMERON DODD)Filmmaker William Millet interviews José Francisco Aguilar Moreno of the Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia in Coahuila, Presidio Mayor John Ferguson, Center for Big Bend Studies Director Andy Cloud and Spanish Ambassador Miguel Angel Mazarambroz at Fort Leaton State Historic Site.

By CAMERON DODD

PRESIDIO — The filmmaker behind …

Bishop is valedictorian, Galliete is salutatorian as the PHS class of 2016 graduates Saturday

May 26th, 2016

Valedictorian Asa J. Bishop and Salutatorian Mace A. Galliete

Grads are first from Soza Early College High School

PRESIDIO — The Presidio High School class of 2016 will receive their diplomas during commencement ceremonies at Manuel O. Hernandez Stadium on Saturday, May 28 at 7:30pm.

Asa J. Bishop is this year’s valedictorian. The son of …

steve’s funny column

steve’s funny column

May 26th, 2016

50 years as an ink-stained wretch

By STEVE LANG

“The best time to plant a tree was 50 years ago.” – Chinese proverb\

“Newspaper readership is declining like crazy. In fact, there’s a good chance nobody is reading my column.” – Dave Barry

When I started working at The Grant County Herald in Elbow Lake, MN, in early June …

lone star green

lone star green

May 26th, 2016

Zika and climate change

Global warming driving ‘neglected’ tropical diseases our way

By GREG HARMAN

The deadliest creatures on the planet don’t consume their prey outright. They sip them. These stealthy meals are hardly felt at all—until the itch sets in. Then you know: mosquito.

Our chronically short memories have relegated these diminutive bloodsuckers to mere “pest” status. …

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

May 26th, 2016

Worn boot leather on the Butterfield Overland Mail trail

By LONN TAYLOR

The British historian R.H. Tawney once said, “What historians need is not more documents but stronger boots.” He meant that historians’ writing would be far more vivid if they would get out of their research libraries and go look at the places they were writing …

about   advertise   archives   contact   download newspapers   home   subscribe