The Museum of the Big Bend invites families with toddlers to “Wee Explore” from 10-11a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, in the museum’s Education Center at Sul Ross State University in Alpine.This monthly summer program will engage the curiosity and creativity of Big Bend’s youngest explorers. Activities will be geared for ages one to four years, but younger siblings are welcome […]
Month: June 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Presidio port of entry seized just over 73 pounds of marijuana today. The drugs were hidden within children’s furniture carried in the cargo area of a passenger bus. “You name it and we have seen it. To […]
On Saturday, July 6, you are invited to attend a Bangladeshi Cooking Class with Shila! Learn authentic methods and recipes, and enjoy eating the results! 6:30-8:30pm $20 per person. All proceeds benefit the Alpine Public Library. Call 837-5221 to sign up and for directions. Space is limited!
The Brewster County Commissioners Court voted today to remove the burn ban in place. The removal order is effective today. Although the current ban was scheduled to expire tomorrow the court voted to remove the ban today.
More than you might care to know about the Conenose, the most maligned bug in the Big Bend. (This article first appeared in our June 2005 issue of the Gazette.) by John Waters, Publisher Conenose Bug, Kissing Bug, and Assassin Bug are all common names given to an insect well […]