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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)

 

By SARAH …

Presidio teacher arrested in immigration investigation

January 21st, 2016

The Presidio International

PRESIDIO – Senia Armendariz, a Presidio ISD teacher, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly harboring illegal immigrants in the United States for gain. Her husband, José “Pino” Armendariz, who also works for the school district, is believed to have an arrest warrant in his name for the same offense.

According to a Pecos federal court …

Presidio council addresses city’s struggling finances

September 11th, 2015

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)City Manager Marco Baeza, Mayor John Ferguson, and council members Alcee Tavarez, Dimitri Garcia, Isela Nuñez. and Edgar Sotello

By SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN

PRESIDIO – At Thursday’s city council meeting, the city’s grim financial situation provided the backdrop for a number of agenda items, including the potential dissolution of the …

Presidio, mostly, embraces pipeline project

Presidio, mostly, embraces pipeline project

June 11th, 2015

(staff photo by SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN)Roberto Calderon, pictured, and his father own and operate Restaurant D’Charly in Presidio. Every 10 days, Calderon pays $200 for 80 gallons of propane, which he uses to fuel his kitchen.

 

 

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to include comments from West Texas Gas.

 

By SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN

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Presidio council gets ready for summer

May 21st, 2015

By SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN

PRESIDIO – At last week’s meeting, the city council prepared for the long summer ahead.

Among these plans was the council’s discussion of Presidio’s July 4th celebration, which will take place in Daly Park that Saturday. The council budgeted $6,500 for bands, sound and other incidentals associated with the event, which will come …

Presidio, Marfa, Alpine: early voting begins Monday

Presidio, Marfa, Alpine: early voting begins Monday

April 23rd, 2015

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

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 …

Presidio Art Festival brings global art initiative to the border

March 19th, 2015

By SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN

PRESIDIO – With its focus on uniting artists from both sides of the border, the Presidio Arts Festival, above all, is a celebration of internationalism. And this year, as part of its international initiative, the festival has adapted an art project whose reach has extended as far out as the Middle East.

Presidio native is hospital district patient advocate in Presidio

March 12th, 2015

By ROBERT HALPERN

PRESIDIO – Presidio native Christina Juarez has been hired as the Big Bend Regional Hospital District patient advocate in Presidio.

Christina Juarez

Hospital district directors meeting Tuesday evening in Marfa offered the job to Juarez, one of four applicants to apply for the newly created position.

“I’m happy to be here and able to serve the …

Presidio port authority panel established with more south county representation

March 12th, 2015

By SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN

with additional reporting by

SARAH M. VASQUEZ

PRESIDIO – Concern over unequal representation in the makeup of the newly formed Presidio International Port Authority (PIPA) were temporarily resolved at Tuesday’s county meeting.

Following up on an interlocal cooperation agreement signed last month by city of Presidio and county representatives, Presidio County Judge Cinderela Guevara …

The landmen cometh: surveyors make first move on Trans Pecos pipeline

The landmen cometh: surveyors make first move on Trans Pecos pipeline

March 12th, 2015

By SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN

FAR WEST TEXAS – Several days ago, Elizabeth “Liz” Sibley and her husband Hiram – Brewster County residents of some 40 years – received a large envelope in the mail. Inside was a copy of The State of Texas Landowner’s Bill of Rights and a typewritten letter.

“Dear Hiram and Elizabeth,” the letter, …

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