A formal border crossing with Mexico opened a few weeks ago. It links a remote Mexican village with Big Bend National Park in West Texas. The U.S. government, along with Mexican and Canadian partners, is financing a sustainable tourism project in the area. But some locals are skeptical about the need for outside help. Lorne Matalon reports.
Tuesday, 6 October, 2015
Today on KRTS
midnight-4 am | Undercurrents, public radio’s freewheeling eclectic music mix of triple A, rock, folk, blues, native, Americana, world, reggae, dub and electronica with host Gregg McVicar
4-5 am | Classical Morning
5-9 am | Morning Edition, weekly morning news program with stories from around the world
9-10 am | On Point, news analysis program that takes calls on different topics currently in the media
10-11 am | Texas Standard, up-to-the-moment coverage of politics, lifestyle and culture, the environment, technology and innovation, and business and the economy – from a Texas perspective
11 am-noon | West Texas Jazz, Dave Leonnig hosts this program that celebrates jazz history and geography as related to the development and emergence of jazz art form in the United States
noon-1 pm | Una Hora Con Primo, locally hosted hour of all Spanish music with an emphasis on requests and dedications
1-3 pm | Here & Now, reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening in the middle of the day, with timely, smart and in-depth news, interviews and conversation
3-6 pm | All Things Considered, each show consists of the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment, all brought alive through sound
6-6:30 pm | Marketplace, public radio’s daily magazine on business and economics news for the rest of us
6:30-7 pm | West Texas Talk, local interview program with a wide range of topics from artists in town to local government issues and more
7-8 pm | World Cafe, host David Dye serves up an eclectic mix of music from blues, rock, and world, to folk, and alternative country with live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists
8-9 pm | No Country for Old Music, a show dedicated to new releases within the month
9-10 pm | Groove Line, Leslie Wilkes hosts this groovy, funky show – playing hits from past decades sure to make you move
10 pm-midnight | Night Train Express (to 1 am), host David Beebe plays grown folks music – a mix of R&B, soul, and jazz – late into the night
NPR Newscasts: Daily at the top of most hours.
Star Date: Daily at 10am and 7pm.
West Texas Talk: Weekdays at 6:30 PM
- Tuesday: Friday Night Lights Author Buzz Bissinger Still Takes a Hard Look at High School Sports
- Thursday : Tom Morton, Curator of Äppärät, Fall Exhibition at Ballroom Marfa
- Friday: Sul Ross Puts Up Play About Inventor of the Nuclear Bomb
- Friday: Phosphorescent In-Studio
- Sunday: Langhorne Slim live at Marfa Public Radio
- Wednesday: Texas Matters: Concussions in High School Football
- Thursday: Rob Mazurek Talks About the Bridging of Art and Music in Marfa Loops, Shouts and Hollers
- Monday: Thom Wheeler & Kirk Clark, with Art Exhibit at Building 98 in Marfa
- New Standards Issued For Treatment Of Detainees Along The U.S. Border
- Pancake breakfast a success!
- An Industry Divided: Refineries Battle Big Oil Over Crude Oil Export Ban
- At ‘Checkpoint Of The Stars,’ Texas Sheriff Takes A Pass On Pot Cases
- Energy Transfer Responds To Public Comments On Pipeline Border Review
- RT @traviswesttx: A breakdown of where #TransPecosPipeline permitting stands, sent to @FERC by #EnergyTransfer http://t.co/in8zTcij3l about 2 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- RT @elpasotimes: US deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade http://t.co/zdSJaPIPDg about 4 hours ago from Twitter for iPhone ReplyRetweetFavorite
- New agency-wide custody standards released by #BorderPatrol parent agency @CustomsBorder: http://t.co/JBhzQ9ixup about 6 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
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