BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

July 1, 2014

Five Trends for Home Pool Design and Maintenance

Today’s pools are fun and fascinating with everything from water features to built-in slides. Continuing the trend of the past several years, pool purchases continue to show an increase among Brazos Valley residents.
July 1, 2014

Man Minute: Recreational Shooting and What You Need to Know

Bryan/College Station isn’t exactly the Wild West, and I’m no Annie Oakley, but an eagerness to learn is the only prerequisite needed to pick up a gun and learn a few things about recreational shooting.
July 1, 2014

Food Allergies Vs Food Sensitivity

More than 15 million Americans have a food allergy. Additionally, the number of children with food allergies has increased 50 percent between 1997 and 2011, according to experts at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing
July 1, 2014

Go Fishing

The sport of fishing has long been one of the most popular activities in the United States. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department encourages anglers of all ages to head out to the nearest body of water and make some fishing memories.
July 1, 2014

Faith Subdivision

A drive through Habitat for Humanity’s new Faith Subdivision in Bryan will yield a vision of happiness with kids running around, playing basketball and, now, swinging and sliding. The final piece of the new subdivision – a big blue and green playground – was installed in April.
July 1, 2014

Energy Efficency

With rising temperatures, longer days, and stuffy houses, summers in Texas may seem to be the most difficult time to efficiently consume energy at home.
July 1, 2014

Do It Yourself: Home Renovations

Home renovation projects often come with dust, disorder…and stress. When taking a do-it-yourself approach to updating an older home, in addition to preparing for some short-term dirt and disarray, keep in mind the process can become utter chaos.
July 1, 2014

Destination Forth Worth

Summer in Texas means lots of sweltering hot days. But the warmer weather also brings plenty of opportunities to beat the heat at events throughout the state. With the Dallas/Fort Worth area just a few hours away, it’s perfect for a fun-filled day-trip. From family friendly events to a night out with friends, Fort Worth has something for all interests.
July 1, 2014

Battle of the Bulge

Late nights + Fatty Snacks = Big Problems 
July 1, 2014

Wish Upon A Butterfly Event Honors Loved Ones

Butterflies will fill the skies Saturday, July 26, 2014 in a mid-morning event, “Wish Upon a Butterfly” at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History in a series of public events building up to a coordinated release of live butterflies.
July 1, 2014

Nomad Charger: A review

Our cell phones have become virtual living, breathing extensions of ourselves connecting us 24/7 to work, family, and play. So when you look down and the day has barely started but your phone battery is on life support, the first wave of panic is, “Where is my charging cable?”
July 1, 2014

Pet Talk: Independence Day Safety

With the July 4th holiday come celebrations and outdoor activities that can be fun but sometimes harmful for pets. Here are some tips to keep the day an enjoyable and safe holiday for the whole family.
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.