Monthly Archives: March 2011

Wednesday: Fire Between Alpine and Marfa

As of 1 PM on Wednesday, there is a fire burning¬† on HWY 90, just 2 miles west of Alpine. Traffic is blocked on both sides of the highway.¬† Currently, the Brewster County Sheriff’s Department and the Alpine Volunteer Fire … Continue reading

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KRTS Interview on Green Scene

LISTEN NOW: KRTS Interview on Green Scene

Mark Kneeskern & Shannon Carter sit down at the KRTS Studios to preview the Green Scene in Terlingua. Live on Tuesday, March 29, at 10:30 AM, and replayed on Saturday, April 1, at Noon.

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Sunday Tower Work

KRTS Marfa will be briefly off the air Sunday morning from 8:45 to 9:30 AM due to tower maintenance. Thank you for your patience during this time.

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Saturday programming

On Saturday (March 26), after our Folk Music Show hosted by Ross Burns, there will be no World Music show. At Noon, hear a replay of the KRTS interview with Sherwin Bitsui, then at 2 PM, a replay of the … Continue reading

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Marion Barthelme

Writer Marion Barthelme of Houston, a longtime and frequent presence in Far West Texas, died on Tuesday (March 22). She is survived by her husband, Jeff Fort. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 31, at 4PM, at … Continue reading

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Thursday: Fire in Presidio County Update

Here’s an update on the fire KRTS reported on yesterday. It’s being called “The Dipper Ranch Fire,” and it’s burned on both the Allison and Dipper ranches. As of 2 PM on Thursday, March 24, the fire was 60% contained. … Continue reading

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Wednesday: Fire in Presidio County

If you’re in Presidio county and see smoke, it’s from a fire on the Allison Ranch, about 25 miles south of Marfa. KRTS Marfa spoke to Marfa Volunteer Fire Department fire chief Gary Mitschke. According to Mitschke, the fire started … Continue reading

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Tuesday: Brownout in Alpine

Electricity was off at Sul Ross State University and part of Alpine from 4 to 6:30 AM this morning. Some people were without electricity 2-3 hours, but mostly restored by 8 AM. KRTS spoke to Fred Hernandez of AEP. A … Continue reading

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dublab live remote

dublab live remote from the Marfa Book Company from 3-4 PM on Marfa Public Radio. Dublab is a web radio collective from Los Angeles.    

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Boquillas Border Crossing

Click here to make public comment on the Boquillas Border Crossing. You have until Wednesday.  

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