Texas close to gaining first reservoir in 20 years

Life in the rural, North Texas county of Fannin is about to change in a big way as construction begins on Texas’ first new reservoir in nearly two decades. The…

Study: Deadly Wimberley floods rooted in weather patterns, intensified by development

The 40-foot wall of water that gushed down the Blanco River in May 2015, wiping out parts of Wimberley and killing more than a dozen people, was largely a natural…

Drought returns to Texas just months after Hurricane Harvey floods state

Billy Bob Brown has been farming in the Amarillo area for nearly half a century, and this is the longest dry spell he’s ever seen. The region hasn’t received measurable rainfall in more than 100 days,…

Texas Supreme Court hears oral arguments in plastic bag ban case

Plastic bag bans in Texas are hanging in the balance following oral arguments in a state Supreme Court case Thursday morning. In the case Laredo Merchants Association v. The City…