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EP Saddleblanket Company to close its doors on July 31

Company President Luc Henson Wells has announced that the Mega El Paso Saddleblanket Warehouse Outlet Store at 6926 Gateway East, across from the Cielo Vista Mall, will soon close to the general public. All future sales to individuals will be limited…
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Construction continues on Hwy. 90

Construction crews from Dan Williams Company from Austin are busy resurfacing on Hwy. 90. The affected area is approximately four miles north of FM 1523 to the Culberson-Jeff David county line.
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Watley chosen as lone finalist for Alpine ISD supertintendent

The Alpine Independent School District board last week named its own director of special education as the lone finalist to replace Steve White, who has retired, as superintendent. Texas Education Agency rules say a lone finalist must be named 21 days…
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Area gets between 1 and 2 inches of rain

Van Horn received about 1.36 inches of rain on Wednesday. Farther south in Valentine, the town received 1.85 inches of rain. This photo was taken late in the evening on Wednesday outside of Valentine. Photo by Lisa Morton.
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Marfa Public Radio wins 8 prestigious Murrow Awards

Marfa Public Radio has been awarded eight Regional [Edward R.] Murrow Awards for 2015. The Marfa Public Radio network — with radio stations KRTS in the Big Bend region and KXWT in the Permian Basin — is the most-awarded radio outlet in the nation…
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Hurd on The Hill: "For Veterans, We Need To Do More"

We were all outraged when news broke last year that some VA facilities were failing to provide the healthcare that veterans had earned and deserved and that some veterans might have actually died due to mismanagement and unethical practices.
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Wendy Little replaces Beth Nobles at Texas Mountain Trail

The Texas Mountain Trail Region board recently named Wendy Little to the position of executive director. The heritage region is part of the Texas Historical Commission's (THC) Texas Heritage Trails Program, the nationally recognized regional tourism…
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