Alpine City manager Erik Zimmer issued the following press release on July 14, 2017: The City of Alpine has has historically participated in the collection and distribution of the Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) funds. Hoteliers collect the funds when people stay in their establishments and then pay into the City […]
Month: July 2017
Tom Curry of the Big Bend Gazette, make Politico.com’s The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. The Washington Post and The New York Times also made the list
Tom Curry’s work for the Big Bend Gazette has once again made Politico.com’s weekly top political cartoons in the nation. Along with Tom’s work for the Gazette, Politico cited work in The Washington Post, The New York Times and the Boston Globe.
On July 3, Brewster County Deputies responded to a plane crash near Highway 118, North of Alpine. A cargo plane was attempting to return to the airport, due to mechanical problems, following takeoff. The pilot was transported for treatment. The crash is still under investigation. “Alpine–Casparis Municipal Airport (IATA: ALE, […]
New Grants to Create Far West Texas Regional Public Defender and Mental Health Unit for Big Bend Region
AUSTIN – The Texas Indigent Defense Commission awarded seven new discretionary grants totaling over $1.2 million to help West Texas counties improve public defense services. Indigent defendants in far West Texas will soon have a new resource. The Commission has awarded a new grant to help five rural counties in […]