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TM Informer: What Is Wildfire Season?

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

The Texas Forest Service recently announced that the state’s current “wildfire season” may not end. The TM Informer answers the question, When does it usually start and finish?

5 Things You’ll Be Talking About in September

Aug 31, 2012 By Jeff Salamon

1. “Goodbye to texas university . . . Hello to the University of Louisiana State?” The trash-talking for Texas A&M’s first-ever Southeastern Conference game got off to an early start in May, when University of Florida head coach Will Muschamp took a shot at Aggieland. “You ever been to…

Toilet Paper Fire Burns 53,000 Acres

Apr 27, 2012 By Jason Cohen

Thirty-year-old Rodrigo Ulloa-Esquivel of El Paso attempted to "leave no trace" by burning his used toilet paper, but ended up starting a devastating wildfire in New Mexico's Lincoln National Forest. 

Trial by Fire

Dec 1, 2011 By Texas Monthly

It will be remembered as the year of smoke and devastation, as drought-fueled flames wreaked unprecedented havoc across Texas, from Bastrop County to Possum Kingdom. A photographic and oral history of the 2011 wildfires.

6 Things You’ll Be Talking About in September

Dec 31, 1969 By Jeff Salamon

1. “Goodbye to texas university . . . Hello to the University of Louisiana State?” The trash-talking for Texas A&M’s first-ever Southeastern Conference game got off to an early start in May, when University of Florida head coach Will Muschamp took a shot at Aggieland. “You ever been to College…