Monthly Archives: March 2013

Gospel Music for your Easter Sunday

Marfa DJ David Branch commemorates Easter Sunday with a 2-hour gospel music set, 7 to 9 PM on 93.5 FM. You can stream it online by clicking Listen Now at the top right of this page.  

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Saturday 6pm preview of Sunday concert by Jeff Mangum

Jeff Mangum is the frontman of the former band Neutral Milk Hotel and other Indie rock acts from Louisiana that were influential in the 1990s. As a guest of Ballroom Marfa, he is performing two shows  in Marfa, at the … Continue reading

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Audit of Alpine City shows “gross incompetence”

There have been ongoing allegations of financial malfeasance at the City of Alpine. At Thursday’s scheduled meeting of the City Council, the auditing firm of Skinner & Lara was prepared to deliver their audit report. Due to lack of quorum, … Continue reading

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Marfa 911 rerouted to Alpine

Friday, March 29 at 3:15 PM: The emergency 911 system in Marfa is now fully operational again. Friday, March 29 at 2:15 PM: Due to an electrical issue, the emergency 911 system is not functioning correctly in Marfa.  Calls to 911 in Marfa … Continue reading

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State Climatologist Dr. John Neilsen-Gammon

The Texas Water Development Board shows reservoir levels at just over 66%, and if the current drought continues the way it has, cattle ranchers will be facing a summer similar to the one two years ago, when Texas ranchers lost … Continue reading

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Hockey in Odessa

Ice hockey has a long tradition in Texas, and the sport, with its roots in the frozen north, is alive and well in the Permian Basin. Lorne Matalon reports from Odessa, home of the Odessa Jackalopes, who play in North … Continue reading

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Cutting for Sign

When it comes to finding people like drug traffickers or undocumented aliens in the wilderness of west Texas, law enforcement uses technology like sensors, drones and helicopters. But agents also use a technique perfected by Native Americans called “Cutting for … Continue reading

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Earth Hour Today at 8:30 pm

Don’t forget to turn off all non-essential lights today from 8:30p to 9:30p for  Earth Hour. More information available at earthhour.org

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Bill Would Overhaul How Pollution Permits are Fought in Texas

It’s a familiar story. A landfill, a power plant, or maybe a factory wants to open in Texas. Members of the surrounding community protest, fearing negative environmental impacts. Their challenge goes before an administrative law judge, who passes his or … Continue reading

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KRTS Youth Media Project Stories and Videos Now Online

After months of sweat and tears (okay, no tears, but definitely sweat!), the KRTS Youth Media Project presents 4 Videos, a multimedia project in four acts. Watch the videos here. Tune in to KRTS on Wednesday, March 20 at 10 … Continue reading

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