BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

June 24, 2014

Nominate an Aggie Who Gives Back

Tell us about an Aggie who gives back and win a chance for 2 Adult Season passes to Schlitterbaun!
June 23, 2014

Weather Report: Lightning

Lightning can present as a subtle glow in a distant storm or it can keep a dark sky brightly illuminated for hours. The difference is reflected in the power and energy the lightning gives off, Brent McRoberts with the Department of Atmospheric Services at Texas A&M University explains.
June 23, 2014

Texas A&M Group Saving Stranded Dolphins

Dolphins that beach themselves on a Texas shoreline can be a fairly common sight – about 130-150 “strandings” occur every year in Texas – and the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network (TMMSN) is the organization that rescues and recovers them. A team of Texas A&M University at Galveston volunteers is ready to offer assistance when needed.
June 17, 2014

Pet Preparation for Natural Disasters

“Hurricane season begins June 1 and is a great time to review your personal preparedness plan,” says Dr. Wesley Bissett, director of the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team.
June 17, 2014

Weather Report: Dry Lines

Though a dry line might sound like something that accompanies the Texas heat, the meaning behind the name is not what it sounds.
June 17, 2014

Local Photographer Featured

Igor Kraguljac, the photographer behind the recent hot air balloon cover of Insite Magazine, is currently featured in an interview with Exhibition Without Walls.
June 9, 2014

Summer of New Braunfels: Gruene Historic District

If you are in New Braunfels, Gruene Historic District is a stop you won’t want to miss. With a rich German history dating back to the 1800s, this quaint destination is on the National Register of Historic Places and offers an authentic Texan experience to all its visitors.
June 9, 2014

Summer Fun Stop: New Braunfels

Take a road trip to the Texas Hill Country and discover New Braunfels—a charming town with endless possibilities for entertainment. Founded in 1845 by German Settlers, this little gem has a rich heritage and geographical location that lends itself to all kinds of outdoor adventures.
June 9, 2014

Bryan Firefighters Awarded

Three Bryan Firefighters were selected for the 2013 Firehouse Magazine Heroism Award. Lieutenant Greg Pickard, Firefighter Ricky Mantey, and Firefighter Mitch Moran were honored for their service at the 2013 Knights of Columbus Hall Fire.
June 9, 2014

Pet Talk: Pool Safety

School is out, the temperatures are high, and the days are long. For children and pets alike, this makes taking a dip in your backyard pool seem more attractive than ever.
June 9, 2014

New Artist in Residence: Danika Ostrowski

The Arts Council has announced the 2014 Twin City Properties Artist in Residence, Danika Ostrowski. Through August, Danika will be creating a body of artwork in the Creative Space in the basement of the Federal Building in Downtown Bryan.
June 9, 2014

Students Canvas WWII POW Camp

Blinn anthropology students canvas World War II prisoner-of-war camp and put their classroom studies to use at Camp Hearne.
June 3, 2014

Take 25 & Child Fingerprinting

May 25 has been observed as National Missing Children’s Day since it was first proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. The Take 25 campaign will help parents and others teach children to be alert to potential threats and provide simple preventative steps that children can take to stay safe.
May 27, 2014

Weather Report: Advance Warning for Tornadoes

Q: How much advance warning time is there before a tornado hits?

Brent McRoberts explains.

May 27, 2014

Short Drive to Memory Lane: Washington-on-the-Brazos

Take a step back in time and into the world of 19th-century Texans at the very place Texas was born.