Articles by Rachel Monroe
Nov 23, 2016 — By Rachel Monroe
Beverly Pennington was a Pinterest-perfect entrepreneur whose patchwork quilts—made from people’s most treasured T-shirts—found thousands of devotees all over the country. But when the quilts stopped coming, leaving the shirts in limbo, her customers pieced together a plan to fight back.
Dec 3, 2014 — By Rachel Monroe
Following a reduction in border violence, Mimi Webb Miller is back, taking travelers through the rugged canyons and tiny towns of northern Mexico.
May 28, 2014 — By Rachel Monroe
After more than a decade of strict border enforcement, hundreds of residents on both sides of the US-Mexico border came together for the second annual Voices From Both Sides Festival to show what was lost when the border was closed.
Nov 25, 2013 — By Rachel Monroe
After a packed public hearing last week, Alpine's City Council unanimously voted to reject A&M's proposal to launch drones from Alpine's municipal airport. Alpine's triumph, however, is more symbolic than anything else. Unmanned aircraft will still fly over the Big Bend region.