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  • Palo Duro High celebrates 60th birthday with first ever parade

    Palo Duro High celebrates 60th birthday with first ever parade

    Wednesday, September 14 2016 11:40 PM EDT2016-09-15 03:40:17 GMT

    Palo Duro High School is celebrating its homecoming, and 60th birthday, with its first ever parade. School administrators decided about a year ago the best way to celebrate both these events was with a parade. "We just wanted to celebrate our birthday - we just turned 60 years old, the school opened in 1956," said Amy Dorris, principal. "It was our homecoming week so it just seemed like it was the right thing to do to have one big celebration for both e...

    Palo Duro High School is celebrating its homecoming, and 60th birthday, with its first ever parade. School administrators decided about a year ago the best way to celebrate both these events was with a parade. "We just wanted to celebrate our birthday - we just turned 60 years old, the school opened in 1956," said Amy Dorris, principal. "It was our homecoming week so it just seemed like it was the right thing to do to have one big celebration for both e...

  • Water Wasters Wrap Up

    Water Wasters Wrap Up

    Wednesday, August 17 2016 11:41 PM EDT2016-08-18 03:41:59 GMT

    Amarillo residents are using less water this month than they have all summer. For only the second time in 2016, people and businesses in Amarillo have stayed below the city's daily goal for water usage for the past 10 days straight. Rain in the area and the cooler temperatures it brings has lowered city water usage over the past week. But we continue to receive your photo submissions of people wasting water throughout Amarillo. This week we're looking in to your concerns regarding...

    Amarillo residents are using less water this month than they have all summer. For only the second time in 2016, people and businesses in Amarillo have stayed below the city's daily goal for water usage for the past 10 days straight. Rain in the area and the cooler temperatures it brings has lowered city water usage over the past week. But we continue to receive your photo submissions of people wasting water throughout Amarillo. This week we're looking in to your concerns regarding...

  • Water usage down for second week in August

    Water usage down for second week in August

    Thursday, August 11 2016 9:16 AM EDT2016-08-11 13:16:18 GMT

    Even with a little more rain in the forecast, you've still been sending in pictures of businesses with water issues in Amarillo. This week Amarillo residents have stayed well under the city's goal for daily water usage. 

    Even with a little more rain in the forecast, you've still been sending in pictures of businesses with water issues in Amarillo. This week Amarillo residents have stayed well under the city's goal for daily water usage. 

  • Water usage remains high in Amarillo

    Water usage remains high in Amarillo

    Friday, August 5 2016 11:44 PM EDT2016-08-06 03:44:11 GMT

    The slight amount of rain in Amarillo recently has led more Amarilloans to report local businesses using too much water for landscaping.

    The slight amount of rain in Amarillo recently has led more Amarilloans to report local businesses using too much water for landscaping.

  • Water Wasters: Fixing broken sprinklers

    Water Wasters: Fixing broken sprinklers

    Monday, July 18 2016 6:23 PM EDT2016-07-18 22:23:32 GMT

    Scorching temperatures are taking a toll on water conservation in Amarillo, and several businesses were spotted using excess water this past week. 

    Scorching temperatures are taking a toll on water conservation in Amarillo, and several businesses were spotted using excess water this past week. 

  • Help us conserve water in Amarillo

    Help us conserve water in Amarillo

    Monday, July 18 2016 6:23 PM EDT2016-07-18 22:23:31 GMT

    To help cut water usage, here at NewsChannel 10 we're once again kicking off Water Wasters, a segment where your help can make a big difference in conserving water in our city.

    To help cut water usage, here at NewsChannel 10 we're once again kicking off Water Wasters, a segment where your help can make a big difference in conserving water in our city.

  • 40 local businesses visited during Water Wasters Season

    40 local businesses visited during Water Wasters Season

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-08-28 04:24:50 GMT
    Despite a high demand for water early in the summer, with the help of mother nature and our weekly water wasters report, city officials say we've been able to help save some water over the last few months. 
    Despite a high demand for water early in the summer, with the help of mother nature and our weekly water wasters report, city officials say we've been able to help save some water over the last few months. 
  • Water Wasters

    Water Wasters

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-08-14 03:51:41 GMT
    Even with all the rain we have seen this summer, Amarillo's water usage is not as low as some would expect it to be.
    Even with all the rain we have seen this summer, Amarillo's water usage is not as low as some would expect it to be.
  • Water Wasters Report

    Water Wasters Report

    Thursday, August 7 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-08-07 04:12:11 GMT
    As the summer continues, some local businesses are still being caught wasting water. Whether it's a broken or misguided sprinkler head, wasting water can happen easier than some may think. 
    As the summer continues, some local businesses are still being caught wasting water. Whether it's a broken or misguided sprinkler head, wasting water can happen easier than some may think. 
  • Water Waster Report

    Water Waster Report

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:36:14 GMT
    Despite our recent rains some businesses were still caught wasting water. But not all of them were aware of it.
    Despite our recent rains some businesses were still caught wasting water. But not all of them were aware of it.
  • Water Waster Report: puddle problems

    Water Waster Report: puddle problems

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-06-19 03:31:14 GMT
    Some viewers have spotted some puddles around town, but they are not the result of rain. This week, we received several photos of water running into the street, puddling up and going to waste. 
    Some viewers have spotted some puddles around town, but they are not the result of rain. This week, we received several photos of water running into the street, puddling up and going to waste. 
  • Water Waster Report: Apartment complexes

    Water Waster Report: Apartment complexes

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-06-12 03:36:28 GMT
    For the last few weeks, we've shown you several businesses around town with different water related issues. This week we are taking a look at some apartment complexes.
    For the last few weeks, we've shown you several businesses around town with different water related issues. This week we are taking a look at some apartment complexes.
  • Water Waster Report: wild winds and blowing water at the Amarillo Zoo

    Water Waster Report: wild winds and blowing water at the Amarillo Zoo

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-06-05 03:37:05 GMT
    In an area where conserving water is necessary, it can be unsettling to see the city of Amarillo wasting it. With 64 parks in Amarillo, keeping track of all the sprinklers can be quite the ordeal.Which is why when we received a video from a viewer of wild water at the zoo, we knew we had to talk to the city about it. 
    In an area where conserving water is necessary, it can be unsettling to see the city of Amarillo wasting it. With 64 parks in Amarillo, keeping track of all the sprinklers can be quite the ordeal.Which is why when we received a video from a viewer of wild water at the zoo, we knew we had to talk to the city about it. 
  • Water Waster Wednesday: Sprinklers on during the rain

    Water Waster Wednesday: Sprinklers on during the rain

    Wednesday, June 3 2015 11:40 PM EDT2015-06-04 03:40:17 GMT
    Wednesday, June 3 2015 11:54 PM EDT2015-06-04 03:54:29 GMT
    As the summer officially begins many local businesses are eager to turn on their sprinkler systems. But recent rains have delayed many of them from making that move. 
    As the summer officially begins many local businesses are eager to turn on their sprinkler systems. But recent rains have delayed many of them from making that move. 
  • Water Wasters kicks off to help conserve water during wet start to summer

    Water Wasters kicks off to help conserve water during wet start to summer

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 11:06 PM EDT2015-05-28 03:06:13 GMT
    Wednesday, May 27 2015 11:24 PM EDT2015-05-28 03:24:10 GMT
    With all our recent rain, Amarillo City Officials say now is a great time to get ahead when it comes to conserving water.
    With all our recent rain, Amarillo City Officials say now is a great time to get ahead when it comes to conserving water.
  • Water Wasters: Broken Sprinkler Heads

    Water Wasters: Broken Sprinkler Heads

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-07-17 03:36:24 GMT
    Despite our recent rain, some businesses are still letting their sprinklers run inefficiently. 
    Despite our recent rain, some businesses are still letting their sprinklers run inefficiently. 
  • Water Wasters

    Water Wasters

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-07-10 03:48:51 GMT
    After welcoming rain into the area the last few weeks, the thought of wasting water is still an unwelcome one. Since the rain has died down this last week, we have received several water waster photos this week.
    After welcoming rain into the area the last few weeks, the thought of wasting water is still an unwelcome one. Since the rain has died down this last week, we have received several water waster photos this week.
  • Water Waster Report: unknown issues at local businesses

    Water Waster Report: unknown issues at local businesses

    Thursday, July 3 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-07-03 04:04:52 GMT
    Thursday, July 3 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-07-03 04:04:52 GMT
    Whether it's a broken sprinkler head or simply over watering, wasting water is often accidentally overlooked by businesses owners.
    Whether it's a broken sprinkler head or simply over watering, wasting water is often accidentally overlooked by businesses owners.
  • Water Waster Wednesday: watering during the storms

    Water Waster Wednesday: watering during the storms

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-05-29 03:23:38 GMT
    We were pleased to see that water usage through out Amarillo actually came down this past week, with all the rain. 
    We were pleased to see that water usage through out Amarillo actually came down this past week, with all the rain. 
  • Weekly Water Waster Report: Broken Sprinkler Heads

    Weekly Water Waster Report: Broken Sprinkler Heads

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-05-22 03:46:17 GMT
    Maintaining a nice property can be a priority for some area business, but with that comes the chance of a broken sprinkler head.
    Maintaining a nice property can be a priority for some area business, but with that comes the chance of a broken sprinkler head.
  • Water Wasters: The Bridge, making changes for conservation

    Water Wasters: The Bridge, making changes for conservation

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-05-15 03:37:40 GMT
    Even though it's been cooler the past few days, people are still keeping a close eye on water usage throughout Amarillo. Every week we look through the photos you send us. But this week, we noticed a few of them coming from the same place. 
    Even though it's been cooler the past few days, people are still keeping a close eye on water usage throughout Amarillo. Every week we look through the photos you send us. But this week, we noticed a few of them coming from the same place.  
  • Water Wasters kicking off to help conserve water in the Panhandle

    Water Wasters kicking off to help conserve water in the Panhandle

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-05-08 03:28:59 GMT
    As we continue to see unseasonably high temperatures, the city is concerned about the amount of water that is being used. On Tuesday, residents in Amarillo used more than 80 million gallons of water.
    As we continue to see unseasonably high temperatures, the city is concerned about the amount of water that is being used. On Tuesday, residents in Amarillo used more than 80 million gallons of water.
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  • Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction

    Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:41:02 GMT
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    Sea turtle populations around the world are doing better, crawling back from what was once the brink of extinction.
    Sea turtle populations around the world are doing better, crawling back from what was once the brink of extinction.
  • Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors

    Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:33 AM EDT2017-09-20 06:33:01 GMT
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    The earthquake struck on the 32nd anniversary of a 1985 temblor that killed thousands and came just two hours after earthquake drills were held across Mexico to mark the date.

    The earthquake struck on the 32nd anniversary of a 1985 temblor that killed thousands and came just two hours after earthquake drills were held across Mexico to mark the date.

  • Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

    Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:55:20 GMT
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    Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed. 

    Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed. 

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