Category Archives: Community

For Earth Day…

Let’s take heart from the abolition movement. This earth day article is three years old. Its a good essay. On Earth Day three years later, Harriet Tubman, we’re told, will be on twenty dollar bills. Some are happy about this, … Continue reading

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Amarillo refugee issue is back

Yesterday, Mayor Paul Harpole voiced his concerns about refugee numbers in Amarillo to the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services. He wants the state to be more considerate of the strain that the number of refugees puts on the … Continue reading

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Fighting for the Share Economy

   (Image: Opensource.com) Many locales stifle the economic growth and innovation that comes with the advent of “Share-Economy” services like AirBnB. This happened in Athens, OH, but it could happen anywhere. This article via Medium raises an important concept: as … Continue reading

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Texas Talks to Focus on Women

An upcoming lecture at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon will be centered on pioneering women in the history of the state. Continue reading

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Life In A Small Town

The AmarilloAlternativeNews Official Christmas Wish is for people to talk to each other in person this holiday. This blog endorses the idea of talking to people in person. What a great occasion to do so! It’s the holidays. Christmas, if … Continue reading

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Artist Call/ Amarillo Museum of Art Open

From their Facebook page: The AMoA Open is a unique initiative designed to give artists of all ages and levels of experience an opportunity to exhibit their work in a museum setting. It is open to any artist working in … Continue reading

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Life With Amarillo Ramp

(Art. Over on Glasstire.com.) http://glasstire.com/2014/12/11/my-life-with-amarillo-ramp/

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Macaroni & Cheese Smackdown to Benefit Local Nonprofit

The comfort food that is Mac-n-cheese will be featured in a competition between local business to make the best version of the dish. The public can benefit from the delicious smack down, called The Big Cheese, as can the local … Continue reading

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Amarillo Thrift Store Update

Saturday is the day for Buy One Get One on Women’s Clothes at the Downtown Women’s Center Thrift Store. Monday is the day for Buy One Get One for Men’s Clothing. Their website has wonderful resources. Monday through Friday, they’re … Continue reading

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Faith City Needs Donations During Holidays

Faith City Needs Donations During Holidays – Myhighplains.com – Powered by KAMR NBC4 and KCIT FOX14.

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