Monthly Archives: June 2011

Texas Monthly Screens Two Texas Films In Marfa This Weekend

In the June issue of TEXAS MONTHLY, five experts were asked to get together and argue over the ten greatest Texas movies of all time. After a long debate, they settled on a list, which then became the basis of … Continue reading

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Glass on Monday

Listen to Classical Midday on Monday from 10 AM to 1 PM, when local host Roseland will be playing compostions by Philip Glass, Bernard Herrman, Jerome Moross, and Fanny Mendelssohn.    

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Father’s Day Music

Before World Cafe (1-3 PM), listen at Noon on Sunday for a musical tribute to Father’s Day with a locally-selected songs about dear daddy. Then tonight, hear 2 hours of Father’s Day jazz from 7-9 PM, including music by famous … Continue reading

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NPR Music

NPR Music is a source for what is new, topical, or just-plain interesting in the world of music. Recent posts include a forthcoming album from the band Yacht, a frequent visitor to Marfa, as well as a live concert by Rebecca … Continue reading

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Fire fighters mopping up, Saturday June 4. Photo by John Avant.

TEJANO CANYON FIRE – Wednesday JUNE 8

1 PM Update: The Tejano Canyon Fire is now 95% contained. According to Mike Ferris, Public Information Officer, the Texas Forest service did not declare the fire 100% contained yesterday, as was initially estimated. Due to the hot weather and … Continue reading

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TEJANO CANYON FIRE – Tuesday JUNE 7, Noon

The Tejano Canyon Fire is now in its sixth day, but containment is expected by this evening. KRTS spoke with Mike Ferris, Public Information Officer with the US Forest Service. Ferris said the fire is somewhere between 85% and 90% … Continue reading

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TEJANO CANYON FIRE – Monday JUNE 6, 11 AM

The Tejano Canyon Fire began Thursday June 2 at around 10:30 AM, just north of the Davis Mountains Resort outside of Fort Davis. It moved to the north and west over the weekend, and at last estimate has burned 12,311 … Continue reading

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Fire fighters mopping up, Saturday June 4. Photo by John Avant.

TEJANO CANYON FIRE – SUNDAY JUNE 5, Noon

KRTS Radio just spoke with Jim Fowler of the Fort Davis Volunteer Fire Department who provided the following update: At this time, there are an estimated 12,000 acres burned on the Tejano Canyon Fire. It is 50 percent contained. There … Continue reading

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Tejano Canyon Fire – Saturday June 4, 9 AM

KRTS just spoke with Fort Davis VFD’s Jim Fowler. At this time, there is not a new acreage estimate on the Tejano Canyon Fire, but Fowler was happy to report that last night’s (Friday) burn out operations were successful. Crews … Continue reading

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Saturday Specials: The Spark, Radiolab, and Texas Music Hour of Power

The first Saturday of every month at noon, KRTS features The Spark. Grammy-nominated singer songwriter Tift Merrit hosts the program, and her guest on Saturday is musician Josh Ritter. Throughout the month of May, KRTS featured episodes from the 9th … Continue reading

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