St. James Church, Alpine invites the community to bring their pets to be blessed at 11 a.m. on October 5 as they celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the 13th century Italian friar who is the patron saint of animals. To celebrate his day, St. James invites dogs, […]
Month: September 2013
Second in the Terlingua Community Garden’s monthly workshops will be Artisan Cheese Making” with Taylor at noon on Sat., Oct. 26 at the garden in the Terlingua Ghost Town.
The Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute will host a fall bird count on Saturday, October 5, at the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center. Grab your binoculars and join us at 8:30 for a morning of hiking and birdwatching. “We’re starting to see some interesting migratory birds,” says Dr. Cathryn Hoyt, Director of […]
Big Bend National Park and Guadalaupe Mountains National Park may close at midnight due to a government shutdown. Internal NPS documents call for most of the agencies 24,645 employees nationwide to be furloughed. About 3,266 will remain in essential positions such as law enforcement. In 1995-1996 during the last shutdown […]
Congressman Pete P. Gallego (TX-23) on Saturday filed two bills that hold lawmakers accountable in the event of a government shutdown. The first – The Shutdown Member of Congress Pay Act of 2013 – would suspend pay for Members of Congress in the event of a government shutdown. The second […]