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Sierra Blanca ISD Meets with Community Sending Out an S.O.S. - Save Our School
June 2, 2016

Over 80 community members and leaders, parents, students, SBISD staff and board members came together in the cafeteria of the Sierra...
In Jet-Fuel Project, A New High-Profile Agreement, Though Still No Groundbreaking
January 20, 2016

  It’s been four and a half years since Michael Darcy announced the imminent launch of a massive alternative fuel...
Letter to the Editor - Dangers of Nuke Waste Transport
January 15, 2016

In recent years, various locations in West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico have been proposed as sites for the “interim” storage of high-level nuclear waste – specifically, spent fuel from the nation’s 100-plus nuclear factors. Those locations have included rural Culberson and Andrews counties in Texas and Eddy and Lea counties in New Mexico. In the column below, submitted this week to the Herald, Dr. Sandra Armstrong, of Southlake, Texas, addresses risks associated with the proposals – particularly...
County News - New Health-Insurance Benefit for County Retirees Kick In
January 15, 2016

New Health-Insurance Benefit for  County Retirees Kick In   Retiring Hudspeth County employees now have access to a new benefit – as the county will pay half the cost of a retiree’s health insurance in the years between retirement and eligibility for Medicare. At their meeting Tuesday (Jan. 12), county commissioners unanimously approved the implementation of the benefit – and its incorporation into the county’s personnel policy. At present, the benefit is projected to cost...