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After Filing For Bankruptcy, Midwest Retailer Announces More Closures in West Texas

By Carlos Morales  Wisconsin-based retailer Shopko has announced it is closing more stores than it first expected. Last December, Shopko officials said the company was closing dozens of stores in 19 states across the country including one in Presidio. Now, … Continue reading

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Guatemalan Women Separated From Children Tried in Alpine Federal Court

On Wednesday evening, 3 Guatemalan women, who were picked up by Border Patrol agents near the Presidio/Ojinaga Port of Entry on May 14 were tried in a federal courthouse in Alpine.  A judge found all 3 women guilty of illegal … Continue reading

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May 25 West Texas News Round Up

Like the region itself, the news of West Texas is sweeping in its scope. So to help us break it all down, we have news editors from across the region joining us. In this roundtable, we hear from Laura Dennis … Continue reading

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Concern and Optimism Surrounds the US 67 Corridor Master Plan

Last week, the Texas Department of Transportation hosted a series of meetings to gather public input about a major West Texas roadway — US 67. To some, it’s a welcome conversation about making this traveled path safer. But for others, … Continue reading

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Underwriting

Underwriting for a Wide Range with Marfa Public Radio Contact our Development Team to learn about rates and additional information. Email us here: underwriting@marfapublicradio.org or call  432-729-4578 Our reach is large! We reach all the way from the Border to the Basin, … Continue reading

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Marfa School Board Approves Tax Abatements for Solar Projects

Two new solar plants are one step closer to construction in Presidio County. Last night (Monday, April 21), the Marfa ISD School Board voted 4-1 to approve partial property tax abatements for two electricity generators. The Alpine 1 Solar project … Continue reading

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USDA & Mexico: Ban On Inspectors Entering Mexico Spells Economic Loss For Big Bend

PRESIDIO, Texas – Last year the federal government banned U.S.Department of Agriculture inspectors from entering Mexico at five border crossings to inspect U.S.-boundcattle. That decision has had a huge economic impact on small border towns in Texas, in particular the … Continue reading

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