PRESIDIO, TEXAS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Presidio Port Director Michael Neipert was sworn into office March 21 during a formal change of command ceremony. Family, friends, colleagues and local dignitaries attended the event at the Presidio Activity Center. The ceremony included the CBP Honor Guard posting the colors, […]
Brewster County deputies, along with firefighting personnel from Terlingua Fire and EMS and Big Bend National Park, responded to a structure fire in Lajitas on march 17. A mobile home, several vehicles, and a shed were damaged. No injuries were reported. This incident is still under investigation.
The Big Bend chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas presents a Seed Collection Workshop on Thursday, March 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. in room 201 off the Warnock Science Building on the Sul Ross Campus. Michael Eason will offer a hands-on and power point exploration of seeds […]
‘We must strengthen our relationship as allies and partners’ Washington, DC – Today Speaker of the House Paul Ryan recognized Representative Will Hurd’s leadership on border security, trade, and transnational cooperation, by appointing Hurd to the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG) for the 115th Congress. The IPG is responsible for fostering […]
Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson announced this afternoon that the human remains found in a shallow grave just outside Alpine city limits on Friday are those of missing Sul Ross State University student ZuZu Verk. At a press conference, Dodson said, “At about 2:50 pm [today] we were notified by […]