Texas Panhandle http://hppr.org en Down to the last drop: The Texas Panhandle water crisis http://hppr.org/post/down-last-drop-texas-panhandle-water-crisis <p></p><p>If you ask Dale Artho about climate change, and the predictions scientists are making, he’ll say there’s no point in discussing the doomsday prophecies.&nbsp; It’s already happened in Vega, Texas.&nbsp; He can give you details.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 05:00:01 +0000 Cindee Talley 34199 at http://hppr.org Down to the last drop: The Texas Panhandle water crisis Sherman County Big Snow http://hppr.org/post/sherman-county-big-snow <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the fall of 1904, the neighbors of the Texas Panhandle got together to drive their cattle to Liberal, Kansas. &nbsp;A blizzard caught them, and they were gone for three weeks. &nbsp;Listen to Dave Miller tell of a &nbsp;Christmas morning surprise-- complete with pies.</span></p><p> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 06:00:03 +0000 Skip Mancini 25971 at http://hppr.org Sherman County Big Snow Texas Wind Energy Production: West Texas Leads http://hppr.org/post/texas-wind-energy-production-west-texas-leads <p>Texas leads the nation in wind energy production, and a lot of that wind power comes from the panhandle. &nbsp;<strong><a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/texas/2013/08/19/mapped-wind-energy-in-texas/">A recent article from State Impact Texas</a></strong> features a map showing annual wind energy production by county.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>If you’d like to see wind energy production around the world, <strong><a href="http://www.thewindpower.net/services_en.php#windfarms">The Wind Power</a>,</strong> is a wind industry website that maintains a database of all wind farms.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 05:00:01 +0000 Cindee Talley 20470 at http://hppr.org Texas Wind Energy Production: West Texas Leads Texas Panhandle Communities: Weather Warning Systems http://hppr.org/post/texas-panhandle-communities-weather-warning-systems <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>While communities in the Texas Panhandle work to improve severe weather warning systems and equipment, experts say the best plan is your own. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 18490 at http://hppr.org Texas Panhandle Communities: Weather Warning Systems Texas Panhandle Farmers Participate in Water Conservation Project http://hppr.org/post/texas-panhandle-farmers-participate-water-conservation-project <p>Motivated by water district regulations and a falling water table, a handful of farmers in the Texas Panhandle are participating in a water conservation project.&nbsp; Farmers like Harold Grall, are implementing technology and changing farming practices to reduce water use and remain profitable reported <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2013/06/30/texas-push-show-farmers-how-save-water/"><strong>The Texas Tribune</strong></a>.&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 02 Jul 2013 05:01:01 +0000 Cindee Talley 18171 at http://hppr.org Texas Panhandle Farmers Participate in Water Conservation Project A Christmas Blizzard http://hppr.org/post/christmas-blizzard <p></p><p>We’ll celebrate the Christmas holiday by recounting a Christmas blizzard of long ago, when Santa traveled across the open range of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles.&nbsp; It seems that jolly old St. Nick joined some ranch hands in a snowstorm, and he left a special gift in the chuck wagon that he made himself.&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 18 Dec 2012 06:01:00 +0000 Skip Mancini 10118 at http://hppr.org A Christmas Blizzard Kids Find a Home in the Texas Panhandle http://hppr.org/post/kids-find-home-texas-panhandle <p>A philanthropist who wanted to give kids a place of their own founded a famous ranch in the Texas Panhandle.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 16:16:56 +0000 Skip Mancini 6306 at http://hppr.org Kids Find a Home in the Texas Panhandle