Category Archives: Panhandle

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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Devils and Dust

Springtime in Amarillo is it? You be safe out there. Damn dust.

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Best indie radio

   (Image: clipsuper.com) Is out of Taos and at least a hundred others but Taos is just one. So is Amarillo College. The former: One of the oldest and still the best. There are tons of good ‘uns out there. … Continue reading

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Drilling triggers quakes

In TX, OK, NM, KS and AR., so much drilling renders these areas shaky.     (Photo: Indigoprime/ Creative Commons) http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2016/03/28/man-made-earthquakes-fracking/82338854/

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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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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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Christmas Balloon Glow at Palo Duro Canyon

From 96.9FM site: “Enjoy Christmas activities at the Mack Dick Group Pavilion and view a beautiful hot air balloon glow. This is a free event but non-perishable food items accepted for the High Plains Food Bank. Walk around and meet … Continue reading

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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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TX Panhandle Gets a New Tract of Public Land

South of Lubbock, an approximately 15-square-mile parcel of land has been designated a piece of public land. Public lands are protected from development, sprawl, and cultivation in order to preserve the natural landscape.In addition, two other tracts, both down in … Continue reading

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