Monthly Archives: January 2013

Last Chance: Cast Your Nomination for “Sweetheart of the Ball”

KRTS is accepting final nominations for “Sweetheart of the Ball” for next Saturday’s Sweethearts Ball at the Hotel Paisano. KRTS thanks all those who have sent in nominations of exemplary members of the community and reminds you that there is … Continue reading

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State Regulator Smitherman: ‘Much Interest’ in Gun Training

As part of the debate over guns and violence, there’s a new twist developing in Texas. The head of one state agency is proposing that its employees should be provided training, so they can legally carry a concealed handgun — … Continue reading

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Sweethearts Ball Silent Auction Preview

Roseland Klein, host of Classical Midday, models a beautiful, custom leather jacket generously donated for the Sweethearts Ball and Silent Auction. Don’t miss this and other great prizes up for bid on Saturday, February 9, at the historic Hotel Paisano. … Continue reading

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Astronomer Conversation Series Premiers Monday

KRTS listeners in Far West Texas enjoy stargazing under some of darkest skies in the nation. We’re also the lucky home of the University of Texas’s McDonald Observatory, one of the world’s leading centers for astronomical research, teaching, and public education and … Continue reading

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Alpine Attorney Mike Barclay Dies at 83

Update January 22: Funeral Services for Mike Barclay will be held at St. James Episcopal Church in Alpine, on Wednesday, January 23 at 11 am. The service is open to the public. Due to limited seating at St. James, the Barclay … Continue reading

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KRTS Youth Media Project Listening Party – Thursday, January 31st

Marfa Public Radio invited the community to celebrate the conclusion of the KRTS Youth Media Project at the Listening Party on Thursday, January 31st at 6:30 pm at the Marfa Book Company. During December and January, students from Marfa ISD conceived, recorded … Continue reading

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Cast Your Vote For “Sweetheart of the Ball”

KRTS is accepting nominations of an exemplary member of the community to honor as “Sweetheart of the Ball” during this year’s Sweethearts Ball on Saturday, February 9th at Hotel Paisano. Nominees should contribute to the community in a unique and … Continue reading

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A KRTS Classical Afternoon in Alpine

Thank you to those KRTS listeners who packed the Saint James Episcopal Church in Alpine on Sunday January 13 to attend our classical music performance. KRTS brought soprano Katharine Dain and pianist Jeffrey Grossman to the Big Bend to perform … Continue reading

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Texas Filmmakers at the Sundance Film Festival

In what may be a new record, ten new films from Texas will be making their way to Park City, Utah this week, for the start of the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals. Veteran Director and Austin Film Society founder, … Continue reading

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Road Conditions for Thursday Jan 10

Across the Big Bend and Davis Mountains region, drivers are experiencing icy and snowy road conditions this morning, especially in Alpine, south of Alpine off of 118, and in the communities surrounding Fort Davis. Sul Ross State University and Alpine ISD will delay … Continue reading

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