Marfa Public Radio Is Hiring A Full-Time Reporter In The Permian Basin

Marfa Public Radio is hiring a full-time reporter for a 12 month fellowship in the Permian Basin. The Permian Basin is a dynamic, growing and complex area relevant to regional and national news. The reporter will be an essential member of our … Continue reading

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The “West Texas Talk” Listener Survey

Dear Listeners, Marfa Public Radio wants to know your thoughts on “West Texas Talk.” The station is in the process of evaluating the format of the show, the service it provides to listeners, and wants to better understand the topics … Continue reading

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Bye, Marfa!

As I wrap up my internship at Marfa Public radio, here are some reflections: It’s really hard to boil something very vast and extraordinary down to a statement (especially while still sitting in the office!), but suffice it to say … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio Welcomes Carlos Morales!

Marfa Public Radio is excited to announce the arrival of our new Morning Edition Host and Reporter, Carlos Morales. Originally from El Paso, Carlos left West Texas to attend The University of Texas at Austin for both a Bachelors Degree … Continue reading

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Prada Marfa Vandalized in apparent Social/Political Statement

  We’ll be following this story as it continues to develop – follow this link and look to the bottom of the page for the latest updates we have. Update 3/13, 12:40 PM: Jeff Davis County Deputy Sheriff Drew Walker says … Continue reading

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What A Difference A Decimal Point Makes: Shafter Mine Owners Fight Tax Assessment

The owner of the silver mine at Shafter, Texas is threatening to sue Presidio County.  Rio Grande Mining, a subsidiary of Vancouver, Canada-based Aurcana was supposed to be assessed in 2012 for 35 million dollars. Instead a clerical error resulted … Continue reading

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