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Hummingbirds arrive in early spring, late winter every year all over the state of Texas, on their way from winter haunts in Mexico to breeding grounds across the United States. Freeuse photo

Exploring Nature: Hummingbird Sightings

My goodness, but that was quick. I recently asked my readers to let me know if they were fortunate enough to see early-arriving hummingbirds in the month of February. I

A federal judge last week ruled to allow surveyors onto the property of the La Lomita Chapel in Mission in preparation for the construction of a border wall. Photos by Susan Hanson

Requiem for the Rio GrandeValley

The irony hadn’t escaped me. In anticipation of a discussion I was to have the following week, I had traveled to the Lower Rio Grande Valley with a copy of

San Marcos Area Retired Teachers and Staff (SMARTS) recently visited Texas legislators to make the plea to “RAISE the BASE” — raise the percentage of contribution to our pensions. Left to right are Viki Hicks, Barbara Hollis, Peggy Hillburn, Rep. Erin Zwiener, Ginna Grimes, Gloria Traylor and Susan Pulis. SMARTS meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 11:30 a.m. at the Price Center. Photo submitted by SMARTS

Retired teacher urge Legislature to ‘raise the base’

San Marcos Area Retired Teachers and Staff (SMARTS) recently visited Texas legislators to make the plea to “RAISE the BASE” — raise the percentage of contribution to our pensions. Left

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