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By Ari Snider For the latest installment of Quiet and Loud, a series exploring how the sounds of West Texas have changed during the pandemic, we’re taking a closer look at our furry, four-legged friends. Today, we’re talking about dogs, … Continue reading
By Ari Snider Quiet and Loud is a new series exploring the way the pandemic has changed the soundscape of West Texas. In the second installment of the series, we go to Presidio, where the West Texas Food Bank’s monthly … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales Quiet and Loud is a new series exploring the way the pandemic has changed the soundscape of West Texas. One of the first places we’ll explore is the desert expanse of Big Bend National Park, where the … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden At the beginning of 2020, the oil industry in the Permian Basin was humming along without any idea that looming on the horizon was a historic oil bust. Months into last year, an eerie quiet—brought on in … Continue reading
By Carlos MoralesFor more than a decade, Roseland Klein has taken West Texans on illuminating tours of classical music every week on Marfa Public Radio. But now, the longtime radio host is retiring at the end of next week—bringing her … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden Early last year, a Texas-based company revived its efforts to temporarily store spent nuclear fuel from the country’s power plants in Andrews County. The potential storage location happens to be right in the middle of the nation’s … Continue reading
Marfa Public Radio has won eight Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association. This is the third-most Regional Murrow Awards the station has ever received.
Marfa Public Radio’s overall excellence submission covers a range of voices and topics, from transmigrate traffic and an historic adobe church to our coverage on the pandemic and stories of racial profiling in Midland, Texas. The small reporting team at … Continue reading
Marfa Public Radio’s use of digital media in 2020 complimented our reporting. From photography and use of social media, the station effectively told the stories of West Texas through these tools.
The Big Bend county, despite its status as a rare Democrat stronghold in Texas, has become the latest county to embrace a Republican-led campaign urging Gov. Greg Abbott to declare a border “invasion” and try to assert broader immigration enforcement … Continue reading
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