Search Results for: presidio

After Months of Debate, Presidio County Officials Approve Process For Large-Scale Events

By Sally Beauvais After seven months spent debating what should go into permitting procedures for major events and outdoor music festivals, Presidio County officials unanimously approved Wednesday a set of formal processes. The county passed two applications — one for … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on After Months of Debate, Presidio County Officials Approve Process For Large-Scale Events

Presidio Officials Worry Transmigrante Traffic Could Soon Be Headed To The Region

By Sally Beauvais Residents in the border town of Presidio could soon see a new kind of traffic crossing through the local port of entry: lines of Central American citizens known as transmigrantes, drivers who make a living towing junk … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Presidio Officials Worry Transmigrante Traffic Could Soon Be Headed To The Region

Public Speaks Out Against Proposed C3 Festival At Presidio County Hearing

By Sally Beauvais Nearly 100 Presidio County residents packed Marfa’s Shorthorn Cafeteria on Wednesday evening for a county meeting dedicated to gathering public input about permitting procedures for large-scale events and outdoor festivals. The county does not currently have an … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Public Speaks Out Against Proposed C3 Festival At Presidio County Hearing

Presidio County Officials To Hold Oct. 2 Meeting On Mass Gathering Permit Process

By Marfa Public Radio Presidio County Commissioners Court will hold a public meeting next month dedicated to gathering input from residents about the county’s permitting procedures for mass gatherings and outdoor festivals. No action will be taken at the Oct. … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , | Comments Off on Presidio County Officials To Hold Oct. 2 Meeting On Mass Gathering Permit Process

Welcome, KOJP Presidio!

Marfa Public Radio is now broadcasting in Presidio on KOJP-95.3 FM. The station’s 1,000-watt antenna is atop the Presidio water tower, known for its iconic abuela mural by artist El Mac. Our new frequency will serve the border with news … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS Events | Tagged , | Comments Off on Welcome, KOJP Presidio!

Presidio County To Hold Public Meeting Dedicated to “Mass Gathering” Permits

By Sally Beauvais Presidio County officials have agreed to hold a public meeting in the near future to discuss local permitting procedures for large-scale events. The decision comes after months of debate between the county and residents about a controversial … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Presidio County To Hold Public Meeting Dedicated to “Mass Gathering” Permits

Asylum-Seeking Detainees Could Soon Be Released In Presidio, Rather Than Transported To El Paso

By Sally Beauvais Officials in the small border city of Presidio are preparing for the possibility of having to care for asylum-seekers in the near future. That’s because authorities are considering releasing some detained migrants locally, instead of sending them … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Comments Off on Asylum-Seeking Detainees Could Soon Be Released In Presidio, Rather Than Transported To El Paso

Amid Confusion, Presidio County Adopts Order Allowing Bars Outside Of City Limits To Serve Beyond Midnight

By Sally Beauvais Following heated discussion on Wednesday, county officials voted to adopt an area-wide policy granting bars in unincorporated parts of Presidio County — that is, outside of Marfa’s and Presidio’s city limits — permission to serve alcohol until … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Amid Confusion, Presidio County Adopts Order Allowing Bars Outside Of City Limits To Serve Beyond Midnight

After Major Changes To Proposed Resolution, Presidio County Becomes “Second Amendment Sanctuary”

By Carlos Morales After a heated discussion that brought more than 60 people into the Presidio County Judge’s chambers, county commissioners approved a resolution labeling the county a “Second Amendment sanctuary.” The designation appears to be the first of its … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on After Major Changes To Proposed Resolution, Presidio County Becomes “Second Amendment Sanctuary”
Marfa courthouse

Presidio County Postpones Late Hours Vote For Local Business, Looks To Adopt Area-Wide Ordinance

By Sally Beauvais On Wednesday, Presidio County officials postponed their vote on a request by business owner Liz Lambert for permission to serve alcohol until 2 AM at her Marfa hotel, El Cosmico. The commissioners court plans to adopt an … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Presidio County Postpones Late Hours Vote For Local Business, Looks To Adopt Area-Wide Ordinance

Didn't find what you were looking for? Try another search: