EPA: San Antonio ozone levels too high under new standard

Ozone, a key component of smog, forms when emissions from cars, coal plants and the like mix with other airborne compounds in the presence of sunlight. Responding to a court…

College Station Council Approves Off Campus Regulations Of Rental Bicycles

As Texas A&M’s provider of rental bicycles increases its supply from 850 to more than 3,000, the College Station city council has approved new regulations when they are off-campus. Aubrey…

College Station Council Approves Extending ETJ To Five Miles

The College Station city council has approved extending its geographic footprint from three and a half to five miles. The city’s expanded ETJ…or extraterritorial jurisdiction…gives College Station annexation authority to…

Bryan Councilman Attends Meeting The Day After Suffering A Heart Attack

Bryan city councilman Mike Southerland put in more than nine hours on city business Tuesday, the day after suffering a heart attack. Southerland thanked those at the doctor’s office, the…

Institute to host urban best management training July 25

Contacts: Nathan Glavy, 979-458-5915, nathan.glavy@ag.tamu.edu. Dr. Fouad Jaber, 972-952-9672, Fouad.Jaber@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host an Urban Best Management Practices for Watershed Planning Training…

Lesser prairie-chicken population on the rise, but advocates say it's not enough

The lesser prairie-chicken is a medium-sized, grayish brown grouse that lives in eco-regions spanning Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Greg Kramos / USFWS The number of lesser prairie-chickens…

Bryan City Council Considering Changes In Recycling Programs

Wal-Mart has notified the city of Bryan it needs the parking lot space at its Briarcrest store where the city has its recycling center. That led the city council into…

Bryan City Council Gets Its First Look At FY 2019 Budget

The Bryan city council gets its first look at the fiscal year 2019 budget. The proposal calls for no change in the property tax rate, assessed valuation increasing slightly over…

Corpus Christi water tests clean after years of problems

The shelves in the bottled water section of a Walmart in Corpus Christi were nearly empty on the morning of Dec. 15, 2016. Nearly two years after the city’s water…

Summer Crops/OAP Center Pivot Irrigation Field Day set Aug. 9 at Bushland

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Qingwu Xue, 806-354-5803, qxue@ag.tamu.edu BUSHLAND – A Summer Crops/OAP Center Pivot Irrigation Field Day will be hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife and the…

Finalist Chosen For Brazos County’s New Health Department Director

The Bryan city council on Tuesday, without comment, approved the finalist selected to become the next director of the Brazos County health department. The College Station city council will consider…

In Democrat Party Civil War, Radicals, Marxists wreck havoc: “The opportunity to create a major Democratic Socialist Party in America capable of replacing the Democratic Party.” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C.…

Cattle Trails Wheat and Stocker Cattle Conference set July 31 in Lawton

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Emi Kimura, 940-552-9941, emi.kimura@ag.tamu.edu Marty New, 580-255-0546, marty.new@okstate.edu LAWTON, Oklahoma – Parts of Texas and Oklahoma are suffering under drought conditions, said a…

City Of College Station Water Department Update On The Infomaniacs

The city of College Station’s water resources coordinator, Jennifer Nations, visited with Scott Delucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs. Topics included water conservation reminders, water system improvements, studying how to tap…

Recent indications show Hispanic voters prioritize other issues — like the growing economy Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrat Party leaders who have been counting on President Donald Trump’s hard-line…

Is a massive tunnel system the answer to Houston’s flood woes?

Picture this: Another massive rainstorm overtakes Houston, but instead of inundating homes and businesses, much of the floodwater funnels into a massive underground tunnel system that whisks it away to the…

Flash flooding in Houston sparks memories of Harvey

Hurricane Harvey left Ty Boufford’s home with 8 inches of water when it struck the Houston area last August. For several days after, Boufford and his family were trapped in…

Other Cities Are Asking About Bryan’s Home Builder’s Incentive Program

The city of Bryan’s special projects director, Frank Clark, visited with Scott Delucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs about the homebuilder’s incentive program, which is getting inquiries from other cities and…

Hays County residents fear the fight to protect their water was all for nothing

Hays County residents thought their water was saved. Houston-based Electro Purification had plans to pump 5.3 million gallons of water per day from the Trinity Aquifer. The area wasn’t regulated by…

College Station City Council Approves 5% Homestead Tax Exemption

A majority of College Station city council members approved a five percent homestead tax exemption for owner occupied homes at Thursday’s meeting. The motion, which was made by John Nichols…