As of around 2:30 yesterday afternoon, two Keystone XL pipeline protesters were perched atop platforms strung through the trees in East Texas, aiming to block construction of what may soon become the longest pipeline in the Western Hemisphere. The controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which could be ... More >>
In one East Texas town, a new brand of meth lab has business -- and the occasional house -- booming.
The still-current trend in menu-writing is to append a place name to every dish, proclaiming its local origins. But back when Texas was largely unsettled, folks did it the other way around: They named their towns after food. Dozens of Texan towns have shared their names with fruits and nuts. ... More >>
The Lufkin Daily News weighs in this morning with a piece about the Neches River in East Texas receiving most-endangered status from American Rivers. No surprise, of course: There are those fer the Fastrill Reservoir and Dallas getting its grubby mitts on the precious agua, and there are those agin' ... More >>
A band of East Texas environmentalists takes on a polluting paper plant and proves that might doesn't always make right, even in a company town
Bass kills and lesions on fish worry Sam Rayburn anglers. So des the state's plan to lower the lake's pollution standards.