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Marfans want solitude in Chinati Mountains State Natural Area

Marfans want solitude in Chinati Mountains State Natural Area

March 16th, 2017

(staff photos by CAMERON DODD)Desert flora flourishes near the ruins of a structure at the Chinati Mountains State Natural Area.

Less is more

By CAMERON DODD

cameron@bigbendnow.com

MARFA — Minimal development and infrastructure seemed to be the consensus input from Marfa and area residents at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s first public meeting about the future of …

Inside the Chinati Mountains State Natural Area

Inside the Chinati Mountains State Natural Area

March 9th, 2017

(staff photo by CAMERON DODD)A large stone cabin sits in San Antonio Canyon in the Chinati Mountains State Natural Area. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will host two public meeting next week with information on the park and to receive public input on the park’s future use.

By CAMERON DODD

cameron@bigbendnow.com

PRESIDIO COUNTY — A javelina …

Presidio marches against border wall, Muslim immigrant ban

Presidio marches against border wall, Muslim immigrant ban

March 2nd, 2017

(staff photos by JOHN DANIEL GARCIA)Children on bicycles led the way through Saturday’s No Wall No Ban March along the parade route in Presidio. The march was organized to protest President Donald Trump’s border wall, Muslim travel ban, and Syrian refugee ban.

By CAMERON DODD

cameron@bigbendnow.com

PRESIDIO — More than 50 Presidio and Big Bend area …

Texas Lege looks to adopt JP measure in wake of Scalia death inquest

Texas Lege looks to adopt JP measure in wake of Scalia death inquest

February 23rd, 2017

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

AUSTIN – On Monday, February 13 – exactly one year after the sudden death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at Cibolo Creek Ranch in south Presidio County – the Texas Senate Committee of State Affairs held a public hearing on Senate Bill 378, which …

Big Bend residents fought a wall once. Will they again?

Big Bend residents fought a wall once. Will they again?

February 16th, 2017

(Big Bend Now file photo)Area residents gathered at the Hotel Paisano in 2008 to protest the possibility of a border wall. A march in Presidio will be held next Saturday, almost nine years since the Marfa protest.

By CAMERON DODD

cameron@bigbendnow.com

PRESIDIO COUNTY — On a Tuesday afternoon in mid-February, long-time Redford residents Enrique and Ruby Madrid …

Hunting guides charged in Candelaria shooting

Hunting guides charged in Candelaria shooting

February 15th, 2017

(Presidio County Sheriff’s Department photo)The Circle Dug Ranch

By The International/Sentinel staff

PRESIDIO COUNTY – A Presidio County grand jury has indicted two men involved in the recent shooting incident at the Circle Dug Ranch near Candelaria.

Arrest warrants have been issued for Michael Bryant and Walker Daugherty. The two men are hunting guides from New Mexico …

Zuzu Verk’s body found, Fabian and Estrada are arrested

Zuzu Verk’s body found, Fabian and Estrada are arrested

February 9th, 2017

Zuzu Renee Verk

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

ALPINE – Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson and Alpine Police Chief Russell Scown confirmed Monday that the human remains discovered last week by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in a shallow grave in a remote area of Sunny Glen belong to missing Sul Ross student Zuzu Verk, last seen …

Fort Davis man hits $1 million lottery jackpot

Fort Davis man hits $1 million lottery jackpot

February 7th, 2017

ALPINE – Jeff Davis County Commissioner Jody Adams of Fort Davis won a cool $1 million, coming within a heartbeat of winning the $206 million Powerball jackpot in the Wednesday, February 1 drawing.

Adams matched all five numbers, but missed the powerball itself, according to a Texas Lottery Commission news release.

Adams purchased his ticket at the …

Remains positively identified as missing Sul Ross student

Remains positively identified as missing Sul Ross student

February 6th, 2017

Zuzu Renee Verk

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

ALPINE – Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson and Alpine Police Chief Russell Scown confirmed Monday that the human remains discovered by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in a shallow grave in a remote area past Sunny Glen belong to missing Sul Ross student Zuzu Verk, who has been missing …

Marfa artist creates staff for Chicago cardinal

Marfa artist creates staff for Chicago cardinal

February 2nd, 2017

(Staff photo by CAMERON DODD)Marfa artist Camp Bosworth recently completed work on a crozier for Cardinal Blase Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

By CAMERON DODD

cameron@bigbendnow.com

MARFA — When Marfa artist Camp Bosworth finished college in 1989 he was primarily a painter. But he quickly taught himself woodworking and carving when offered a commission making furniture …

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