Monthly Archives: September 2015

Energy Transfer Responds To Public Comments On Pipeline Border Review

Energy Transfer, the company behind the planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline, has filed a summary response to hundreds of public comments sent to federal regulators during an environmental review of the pipeline’s border crossing section. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is conducting … Continue reading

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Texas Cities Recycle Wastewater Into Drinking Water To Boost Dwindling Supplies

The search for new water sources is never-ending for growing cities in the desert Southwest. Traditional sources like rivers and underground aquifers are proving insufficient, so cities are turning to options that were once unthinkable — like “toilet to tap” … Continue reading

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Ben Kweller, Live From A Marfa Trailer

Ben Kweller has been melting hearts with his soft-spoken, sometimes-rockin’, youthful folk-rock since his underground debut hit record Sha Sha was released back in the early 2000’s. Flash forwards to 2015 – he’s steadily worked his way into the mainstream, caught the attention of … Continue reading

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House Speaker John Boehner Will Step Down From Congress In October

Boehner became the 53rd Speaker of the House in 2011. His tenure has been marked by fierce confrontations with Democrats and sometimes his own party.

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Greater U.S. Security Threat: Mexico Border Or Canada Border ?

MONTREAL, Canada — The U.S. has fortified the border with Mexico since the terrorist attacks of Sept 11, 2001 largely in the name of thwarting terrorism. However some analysts believe there’s a greater potential threat of terrorists entering the U.S. … Continue reading

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UT Regent Calls For Creation Of Independent Inspector General’s Office In Texas

The story of the admissions scandal at the University of Texas at Austin is compelling enough. A regent claims that students who aren’t fit for admission get in, because the allegation goes, they’re members of politically connected families. But beyond the … Continue reading

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Hughes Family Backs Out of Nuclear Waste Site Plan

The Hudspeth County Herald recently reported that the family whose property was slated for a planned nuclear waste storage site has backed out of the plan. We spoke to the Herald’s Drew Stuart about the development. The Hughes family, which includes Texas Parks and Wildlife … Continue reading

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Win a Wireless Bluetooth Speaker/FM Radio in this Fall’s Membership Drive!

We’re giving away a Geneva Model S Wireless Radio and Speaker! During the KRTS Fall Membership Drive – from Thursday, October 22 until Thursday, October 29 at noon – will be entered for a chance to win. It’s a white Geneva Labs Model S … Continue reading

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Texas Secretary Of State Carlos Cascos On Texas-Mexico Relations

Texas Governor Gregg Abbott led a delegation to Mexico earlier this week to meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and other top-level officials. Up for discussion was strengthening cultural and economic ties. Among the delegation was Texas Secretary of State Carlos … Continue reading

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Obituary: Scott Williams of Alpine

Scott Williams of Alpine was a builder and a renovator. On big projects ranging from The Capri in Marfa to the Mercantile Building in Valentine. He also worked on personal residences in Marfa, Alpine, and throughout the Transpecos. Here he … Continue reading

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