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County judge defends actions in not ordering autopsy

County judge defends actions in not ordering autopsy

February 18th, 2016

The Texas flag flies at half-staff at the Cibolo Creek Ranch gate on Sunday, a day after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died at the ranch. The other flag honors Milton Faver, the Presidio County pioneer who established the ranch in the 1850s. (photo by and courtesy of DON CULBERTSON)



Denver gallery opens a Marfa space

August 6th, 2015

Joseph Coniff, Dot/Matrix, 2015, tailored fabric on stretcher frame, 54 x 48 inches

MARFA – RULE Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of its new location in Marfa.

This will be RULE’s second permanent space, expanding from its primary location in Denver, Colorado. The grand opening of RULE Gallery Marfa will be October …

Design Marfa hosts Desert Living Symposium and Home Tour

Design Marfa hosts Desert Living Symposium and Home Tour

June 18th, 2015

The Lundy rock house (photos courtesy Design Marfa)

MARFA – The past several years have exposed the world to Marfa through print and film, and the town now finds itself home to more tourists and transplants since World War II.

Weddings, weekend warriors, and wanderers come to stay from a few nights to a …

Memorial Day observance is Monday in Marfa

May 21st, 2015


MARFA – Those who lost their lives serving the United States of America will be remembered and honored on Memorial Day at the USO Building in Marfa on Monday. Everyone is invited to attend the event that starts at 9:30am with coffee and doughnuts.

Amista Lone Salcido


This year’s guest speaker …

Two more hotels coming to Marfa

Two more hotels coming to Marfa

May 21st, 2015

A drawing of the Marfa Inns & Suites that was presented in 2008.


MARFA – More travel accommodations will be available to visitors as two new hotels are in the works for Marfa.

The first step of clearing a lot for an offbeat hotel at the corner of East US 67/90-East …

Presidio, Marfa, Alpine: early voting begins Monday

Presidio, Marfa, Alpine: early voting begins Monday

April 23rd, 2015


FAR WEST TEXAS – Early voting for the May 9 general election to determine city council and school board members start Monday, April 27.

Early voting for Marfa City Council will take place from 8am to 12pm and 1 to 5pm at Marfa City Hall.

In Marfa, Peter Stanley, Tom Schmidt and incumbent Josie …

Shorthorn Band performs National Anthem at Chihuahuas game

April 17th, 2015

The Marfa Shorthorn Marching Band performs the National Anthem Thursday evening to start the Chihuahuas’ final game of their homestand against Reno at Southwest University Park. Daniel Hernandez is the band director. (photos by and courtesy of MARK LAMBIE, El Paso Times)

The Marfa Shorthorn Band, under the direction of Daniel Hernandez, opened …

“Poor Farm Fire” is considered controlled

March 30th, 2015


FORT DAVIS – A wildfire that has been burning in the mountains between Fort Davis and Marfa since yesterday afternoon has reached 700 acres in size.

The “Poor Farm Fire,” as it has been called due to its location to the Poor Farm Ranch, is actively burning on the northwest ridge of the …

Celebrating Latvian literature in Marfa

March 19th, 2015

Janis Pleiksans, aka Rainis

MARFA – Dozens of Latvians will arrive in Marfa the weekend of March 27-29 for “Rainis in the Desert.” The event is one of many around the world to celebrate the 150th birthday of the great Latvian writer and politician, Janis Pleiksans, known to all simply as “Rainis” (pronounced …

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