Monthly Archives: July 2012

July 31st Runoff Election: Where to Vote

Marfa Public Radio encourages our listeners to vote in today’s runoff election. Polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM today across West Texas. Early voting turnout in the area, especially in Presidio County and Jeff Davis County, has … Continue reading

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Early Voting Ends Friday, July 27

Have you voted yet? Early voting for the July 31 primaries ends on Friday, July 27. Here’s where you can vote today. Polls are open until 5 PM. Brewster County  – Brewster County Tax Office in Alpine Presidio County – Presidio … Continue reading

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The Natural Gas Boom: Doing More Harm Than Good?

This Saturday at 6 PM on KRTS, tune in for Intelligence Squared U.S. The United States is in the midst of a natural gas boom — about 200,000 gas wells have been drilled in the past decade. The boom has been fueled by … Continue reading

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Union Pacific Foundation $10K Grant to Radio

Marfa Public Radio officials were thrilled when the Union Pacific Foundation presented them with a $10,000 check last week for continuing operations at KRTS. The radio signal at 93.5 FM broadcasts to several railroad towns in Far West Texas, including … Continue reading

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This Saturday at 6 PM: Life Lessons From Girl Boxers

This year women will enter the Olympic boxing ring for the first time. Tune in this Saturday (July 21) to hear more about it. At 6 PM, KRTS airs Go For It: Life Lessons From Girl Boxers. Hosted by actor Rosie … Continue reading

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Texas Gardening in Germany

There is an open call for submissions on Texas gardening to the German website Datscharadio, hosted by Gabi Schaffner, an audio artist and part-time resident of Far West Texas in Lobo, the settlement along Highway 90 between Valentine and Van … Continue reading

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Weekend Specials for July 7-8

The first full weekend of every month, KRTS features two programs: The Spark and Texas Music Hour of Power. Saturday, from 7 to 9 PM, tune in for Joe Nick Patoski‘s monthly show, theThis Texas historian and music writer presents a mix of … Continue reading

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TED Radio Hour for Sunday, July 1

Sunday, June 3,  at 5 PM, hear an episode of TED Radio Hour, the first new program from NPR in five years. Each year, the TED conferences share the world’s most fascinating thinkers – mavericks, icons, and geniuses – who give … Continue reading

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