The Border Wall Makes Political Comeback

By RACHAEL BADE and JOHN BRESNAHAN House Republicans and Donald Trump's team are coalescing around a multi-billion dollar plan to make good on the president-elect's campaign vows to... Read More

Political Winds Make Deportation Plans and Border Wall Improbable

by Laura Litvan Donald Trump’s pledges to deport undocumented immigrants and build a U.S.-Mexico border wall helped fuel Republicans’ surprising election victories, but they now face... Read More

Mexico Wants More Texas Natural Gas

by Jennifer Hiller The export of U.S. natural gas is climbing — and much of it is coming from Texas shale fields and bound for... Read More

Presidio to Get a Paint Job

by Cameron Dodd - Presidio International The Presidio Municipal Development District is ironing out the details of a new renovation assistance program that would reimburse... Read More

Border Wall Would be a Texas Tragedy

Dallas News Editorial There are few more breathtakingly beautiful places in Texas than Big Bend National Park. Adventurers can take in the rolling mountains on... Read More

Congress Promoting New Cross Border Trade Bill

by Luis Montoya - Rio Grande Guardian U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar will be in Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley... Read More

What Big Ben Leaton Left

Fort Leaton serves as the western Visitor Center for Big Bend Ranch State Park. Permits for backpacking and camping (no hookups) at Big Bend Ranch State Park can be obtained at Fort Leaton or the Barton Warnock Visitor Center, on the eastern edge of the park near Lajitas. Visitors can also purchase river-use permits, licenses,... Read More