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, 1 December, 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: NPR Reporter Tom Gjetlen On the History of U.S. Immigration
- Wednesday: Alpine Art Walk 2015
- Thursday: A Talk with Diana Acosta
- Friday: Lannan Foundation resident writer, Portland poet Mary Szybist
- Monday: Big Bend Artist in Residence: Dawn Baker
- Wednesday: A Lumbee Thanksgiving: Adaptation, Survival, Gratitude
- Thursday: My Life As A Wild Turkey
- Monday: Edwin Cahill and Francesca Mondanaro of Fire Island Opera Festival in Marfa
- Brewmaster Steve Anderson of Alpine (1962-2015)
- 10 Things To Know About The U.N. Climate Talks In Paris
- Blue Origin Reaches Space, Safely Returns Craft and Rocket in Second Test Flight
- West Texas Nuclear Site Changing Hands in $367 Million Deal
- Kelcy Warren, CEO of Energy Transfer, Appointed to Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
- 7-9 PM tonight: a special mix of holiday & winter-themed #blues hand-picked by "Doc Cactus!" https://t.co/nBO6C2e6Oy https://t.co/zVaPPzlF8Z about 9 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- RT @traviswesttx: Here's the details on the #DavisMountains Christmas tree hunt not happening this year. Open days still on Dec 5 & 12 http… 08:51:43 PM November 29, 2015 from Twitter for iPhone ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Some pics coming in from this weekend's freezing weather in #AlpineTX. #txwx https://t.co/IIah8ZcZFU 09:35:01 PM November 28, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
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