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  • Consider This... Memorial Day

    Consider This... Memorial Day

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    It’s the known as the official kick off to summer: schools let out, pools open and the barbecues begin.

    It’s the known as the official kick off to summer: schools let out, pools open and the barbecues begin.

  • Consider This... Hindsight 20-20

    Consider This... Hindsight 20-20

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    Have you looked back at the 4B and wonder what happened. Some took to social media after the results came in. 

    Have you looked back at the 4B and wonder what happened. Some took to social media after the results came in. 

  • Consider This....Bustin' for Badges

    Consider This....Bustin' for Badges

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    From the looks of it, the 4th Annual Bustin' for Badges was a resounding success. 

    From the looks of it, the 4th Annual Bustin' for Badges was a resounding success. 

  • Consider This... "Vote Early Vote Often"

    Consider This... "Vote Early Vote Often"

    Apr 20, 2017 07:00 PM2017-04-20 23:00:00 GMT
    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    You have heard the saying "vote early and vote often."  While the ethics of the phrase may suggest corruption in the actual process, if you break it apart, it provides a good rule of thumb. 

    You have heard the saying "vote early and vote often."  While the ethics of the phrase may suggest corruption in the actual process, if you break it apart, it provides a good rule of thumb. 

  • Consider This.... Safe 2 Save

    Consider This.... Safe 2 Save

    Apr 13, 2017 07:00 PM2017-04-13 23:00:00 GMT
    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    We can now say "there's an app for that" and it's doing what no ordinance or law has been able to actually rewarding drivers for not texting and driving. It is called Safe 2 Save, you simply download from your respective app store, create a user account, and simply earn points for not texting while driving. 

    We can now say "there's an app for that" and it's doing what no ordinance or law has been able to actually rewarding drivers for not texting and driving. It is called Safe 2 Save, you simply download from your respective app store, create a user account, and simply earn points for not texting while driving. 

  • Consider This... Prescott's Visit to the Tall City

    Consider This... Prescott's Visit to the Tall City

    Apr 06, 2017 07:00 PM2017-04-06 23:00:00 GMT
    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    Two Dallas Cowboys made headlines this week. One who is trading in his helmet and pads for a suit and microphone. 

    Two Dallas Cowboys made headlines this week. One who is trading in his helmet and pads for a suit and microphone. 

  • Consider This....Closing Crockett Elementary

    Consider This....Closing Crockett Elementary

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    A decision to hit the reset button on Crockett Elementary could come as soon as this Monday. The school has found itself on the Texas Education Agency's improvement required list consistently over the past six years.  

    A decision to hit the reset button on Crockett Elementary could come as soon as this Monday. The school has found itself on the Texas Education Agency's improvement required list consistently over the past six years.  

  • Consider This....Helping the Panhandle

    Consider This....Helping the Panhandle

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    Not surprised to see the Permian Basin reaching out to the Panhandle this week. 

    Not surprised to see the Permian Basin reaching out to the Panhandle this week. 

  • Consider This...Positive Post of the Day

    Consider This...Positive Post of the Day

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    It’s nice to actually stop and recognize a good deed when we see it. This week David Rodriguez did just that; he sent us this picture. 

    It’s nice to actually stop and recognize a good deed when we see it. This week David Rodriguez did just that; he sent us this picture. 

  • Consider This... Best of the Basin

    Consider This... Best of the Basin

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    You have just a little over a week to let your voice be heard in NewsWest 9's Best of the Basin.  

    You have just a little over a week to let your voice be heard in NewsWest 9's Best of the Basin.  

  • Consider This.... MISD Weekend Work Session

    Consider This.... MISD Weekend Work Session

    Jan 18, 2017 07:00 PM2017-01-19 00:00:00 GMT
    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    It was good to see the Midland ISD School Board rolling up their sleeves this past Saturday and Sunday to tackle the future what some have called a troubled district. 

    It was good to see the Midland ISD School Board rolling up their sleeves this past Saturday and Sunday to tackle the future what some have called a troubled district. 

  • Consider This....Midland 4B Tax

    Consider This....Midland 4B Tax

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    It's rare that a discussion about taxes has a silver lining of sorts.  Regardless on your take how the 4B came to fruition.  

    It's rare that a discussion about taxes has a silver lining of sorts.  Regardless on your take how the 4B came to fruition.  

  • Consider This... Weather Warriors

    Consider This... Weather Warriors

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    I think we were all reminded last week how a good size cold front and a strong wind can change your life and routine. 

    I think we were all reminded last week how a good size cold front and a strong wind can change your life and routine. 

  • Consider This.... Toy Drive

    Consider This.... Toy Drive

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    As you can see the Toy Drive wrapped up this week. The scale at which this drive has grown over the years is pretty remarkable. 

    As you can see the Toy Drive wrapped up this week. The scale at which this drive has grown over the years is pretty remarkable. 

  • Consider This....Iraan Football Team

    Consider This....Iraan Football Team

    Dec 06, 2016 07:00 PM2016-12-07 00:00:00 GMT
    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    One step closer to state, a hard fought win under the Friday Night Lights for the Iraan Braves. 

    One step closer to state, a hard fought win under the Friday Night Lights for the Iraan Braves. 

  • Consider This… Purple Heart Puzzle

    Consider This… Purple Heart Puzzle

    (Source: KWES)(Source: KWES)

    A quest to find the recipient of a symbol of sacrifice courage and bravery that started right here has come full circle.

    A quest to find the recipient of a symbol of sacrifice courage and bravery that started right here has come full circle.

  • Consider This: Shop Local for the Holidays

    Consider This: Shop Local for the Holidays

    If you are like me, you will spend a big part of your annual gift giving budget in the next few weeks.  I want to encourage all of us to shop as much as possible with locally-owned businesses. 

    If you are like me, you will spend a big part of your annual gift giving budget in the next few weeks.  I want to encourage all of us to shop as much as possible with locally-owned businesses. 

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