Monthly Archives: March 2011

Japanese Earthquake

Monday afternoon on Marfa Public Radio, an NPR News Special on the Japanese earthquake at 1PM on 93.5 FM. There will be live updates on casualties, destruction, the status of Japan’s nuclear power plants, and the ongoing efforts to rescue & … Continue reading

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KRTS Presents Concert by the Bel Cuore Quartet Saturday

On Saturday, March 12, KRTS Marfa Public Radio (93.5 FM) presents a concert with the Bel Cuore Quartet at the Crowley Theater in Marfa. Doors open at 7:30 PM, and the concert begins at 8 PM. The Bel Cuore Quartet’s … Continue reading

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Interview: Priscilla Wiggins

Artist Priscilla Wiggins visits KRTS at 10:30 AM Friday morning to talk about her upcoming show at the Greasewood Gallery in Marfa. For decades, Priscilla has painted in situ in Big Bend National Park.  

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The Field Lab of Terlingua

Kudos to our friend John Wells of The Field Lab in Terlingua, for today’s New York Times article on his off-the-grid lifestyle. John tells the NYT reporter what KRTS listeners already know: you don’t need to be on-the-grid to stay connected. … Continue reading

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Brewster County Fire Out

As of Saturday, March 5 at 4:45 PM, the 101 Ranch fire was 100% contained, according to Mark Webb of the Texas Forest Service. As of Monday, it is no longer burning. In all, the fire consumed 8,255 acres. No … Continue reading

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Saturday concert: Follow That Bird

Marfa Public Radio presents the Austin rock band, Follow That Bird, on Saturday, March 5th at the Marfa Book Company.  This night of music and dancing kicks off at 8pm – tickets are $5 at the door. All proceeds benefit the radio station. Pitchfork … Continue reading

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Friday: 101 Ranch Fire

Brief Friday morning update on the the 101 Ranch Fire, south of Alpine. As of last night, 2,500 acres burned. Fire 30% contained. No structures lost, but about a dozen still threatened. UPDATE: As of Friday afternoon, the fire had … Continue reading

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Thursday: Brewster County Fire Update

KRTS has been reporting on a fire that started Tuesday on the 101 Ranch, about 17 miles south of Alpine, just after the border patrol checkpoint. The fire started as a controlled burn, but a sudden whirl wind caused it … Continue reading

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Wednesday: Fire in Brewster County

Yesterday (on Tuesday), a controlled burn on the 101 Ranch got out of control, after a whirlwind caused the fire to spread. KRTS’s Steve Anderson visited the site of the wildfire burning on the 101 Ranch and Hawkins Ranch. The fire … Continue reading

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