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desert fashion marfa style

desert fashion marfa style

Boyd Elder and Camp Bosworth (photos courtesy Wrong Marfa)

Wrong gets it right with Marfa t-shirts

 

By ASHLEY ROWE

A cool new crop of t-shirts has popped up at the WRONG STORE. The tees, which are designed by Buck and Camp, play off the now infamous “SEE MYSTERY LIGHTS” slogan.  The duo came up with …


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steve’s funny column

steve’s funny column

The Dude abides

 

By STEVE LANG

“Look, let me explain something to you. I’m not Mr. Lebowski. You’re Mr. Lebowski. I’m the Dude.” – Jeff Bridges (a.k.a. Jeffrey Lebowski) in “The Big Lebowski.”

In my ongoing quest for self-identity, I take online quizzes, most recently to answer the question:

“How am I aging?”

Apparently, I am aging like the Dude, …


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the idle american

the idle american

Gathering with the Bears at the River

by Dr. Don Newbury

Baylor’s Bears, in football wars since 1898, are now back on campus, playing in the spanking new McLane Stadium that opens this fall across the Brazos River from Texas’ first higher education institution, founded in 1845.

For the opener on Sunday night, August 31, BU scheduled an …


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guest commentary

guest commentary

Holding hostage immigration reform

 

By DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ

DNC Chair Representative

Last year, Marco Rubio and his allies like Ted Cruz and Rand Paul spent their summer ginning up support for a risky plan to gut Obamacare or cause a government shutdown.

As a result of their reckless gamesmanship, Republicans shut down the government for 16 days, costing the …


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congressman pete p. gallego

congressman pete p. gallego

Back-to-School, teachers and students rule

By Pete P. Gallego

 August is special for many reasons. I spend the entire month meeting with constituents and traveling in the 23rd District of Texas. I visit my mom and family members in Alpine, Fort Stockton and El Paso. But, my biggest event of the month …


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west texas talk

rambling boy

rambling boy

The “lost years” at historic Ft. Davis

By LONN TAYLOR

The National Park Service acquired the fort at Fort Davis in 1961, and since then they have done a marvelous and highly professional job of telling visitors what life there was like when the army was there, which were the years between the post’s establishment in 1854 …


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library talk

library talk

Hannah Skelton won a brand new bicycle

Family reading event a success

By MANDY ROANE

Our Summer Reading Family Night was a huge success and we’d like to thank everyone who donated their talents, time or supplies to help us pull it off!

We’d also like to thank all of the summer readers and their parents …


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correspondence

correspondence

Thank you once again to all our Putt 4 Pets tournament sponsors and a special thanks goes to Planet Marfa, Jon and Aase Johnson.

Kathie Compton, president

ROMP

Responsible Owners of Marfa Pets

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Vote Yes and No.

In a few days some of you will go into the voting booth to make a decision that affects not just …


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