Monthly Archives: May 2011

Tuesday May 31 – Wildfires Tonight

Three fires burning in Presidio County tonight. One, about 4-5  miles west of Marfa, south of Highway 90 (under control),  another near the Riata Motel, east of town (under control), and a third, northeast of the Marfa Airport, still burning, … Continue reading

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Memorial day special at 3 PM

For Memorial Day, we’ll hear “For the Fallen” from the Hearing Voices radio program. Hear the voices of veterans remembering their comrades. That’s today at 3 PM. Green Beret and poet, Major Robert Schaefer, US Army, hosts. The show talks … Continue reading

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Alpine Fire Overnight

Early Saturday morning, the business “Family Dollar” was ablaze on the one-way going west, Avenue E and 3rd Street in Alpine. The fire severely damaged the metal on the building, rendering it unusable. The interior appears to be almost entirely … Continue reading

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Two More episodes left in radiolab season 9: Tune in Saturdays at 6 PM

Every Saturday evening in May at 6 PM, and the first Saturday in June, KRTS will be playing an episode from season 9 of Radiolab, the popular show from NPR and WNYC. Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to … Continue reading

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Friday live in-studio

At 12:30 PM on Friday (May 27), we’ll have a live in-studio visit from Bob Livingston, of the Lost Gonzo Band. He is also the director of Texas Music International. Bob Livingston is tracing the triangle* this weekend, with shows … Continue reading

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High Speed Pursuit on I-20

KRTS spoke with Trooper John Barton of the Texas Department of Safety about a shooting on I-20 this (Wednesday) afternoon. At 1:28 PM, a Texas highway patrolman made a traffic stop on I-20 in Ector County, near Penwell. During the … Continue reading

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Birthday Tribute to Bob Dylan

Musician Bob Dylan turns 70 years old on Tuesday, and Marfa Public Radio is honoring him with a two-hour original tribute, from 8 to 10 PM. As a songwriter, Dylan has influenced millions, and as an activist he inspired a … Continue reading

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KRTS Now Accepting Vehicle Donations

Marfa Public Radio now accepts vehicle donations through Charitable Auto Resources, Inc. (CARS™). Donating a car is an excellent way to get rid of old unwanted vehicles. With years of experience, CARS™ has helped thousands of satisfied people donate cars, … Continue reading

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Rock House Fire Wrap-Up

LISTEN NOW: Rock House Fire Wrap-Up

Click above for the radio report on the Rock House Fire, which appeared statewide on the program Texas Matters. It was the largest grassland wildfire in Texas history. This audio report focuses on the day it started, Saturday April 9. … Continue reading

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Radiolab Every Saturday in May at 6 PM

Every Saturday evening in May at 6 PM, KRTS will be playing an episode from season 9 of Radiolab, the popular show produced by WNYC. Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world, where sound illuminates ideas, and … Continue reading

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