Kiah Collier, San Angelo Standard-Times

Senior Reporter

Kiah Collier interned for KUT News in the fall of 2009. She went on to graduate from the University of Texas at Austin and is now a is a senior news reporter at the San Angelo Standard-Times covering city government, the drought, politics and  the state legislature. 

http://www.gosanangelo.com/staff/kiah-collier/

 

 

Texas
1:36 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

Drought's Economic Impact Spreading Across Texas

Photo by Molly Jade for Texas Tribune

A year into the driest stretch in recorded state history, most Texans are still far from running out of water. But the devastating economic impact is beginning to extend beyond rural agriculture and into tourism, real estate and other staples of more urbanized economies.

The tiny town of Robert Lee, the self-described "Playground of West Texas,” is already reeling from these problems. 

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