The official Boquillas Port of Entry crossing, providing access to Boquillas, Coahuila, Mexico, as well as the protected areas of Maderas del Carmen, Ocampo, and Cañon de Santa Elena, will celebrate its first year of operations April 19th at 11:00 AM. The village of Boquillas, Mexico, will also celebrate the […]
Month: March 2014
Faculty concert will be held at the Studio Theater Sul Ross campus 7:30 pm april 5 includes, performances by Donald Callen Freed, accompanied by Benjamin Stringer and Carol Wallace, piano. Songs by Purcell, Schubert, Brahms, Fauré, Debussy, Vaughan Williams, Sondheim, and Freed. Free admission.
Two recent incidents at the U. S. Government’s Waste Isolation Pilot Project (WIPP), near Carlsbad, New Mexico, should concern Big Bend residents. The WIPP is the underground storage facility for the government’s nuclear waste from defense endeavors, and is comprised of football field sized rooms hollowed out of salt deposits […]
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Pete P. Gallego (D-Alpine) released the following statement today regarding reports that other members of Congress support drilling for oil or gas in Big Bend National Park: “Big Bend National Park was my childhood playground – having grown up in Alpine. I support safely drilling […]