Monthly Archives: January 2012

Major Drug Bust in Alpine

LISTEN NOW: Major Drug Bust in Alpine

This hour, federal authorities are announcing a major arrest of about two dozen 19 people, with indictments for 22, in Alpine, Texas. KRTS learns charges will involve the conspiracy to distribute drugs. Listen to local KRTS news reporting during All Things Considered, from … Continue reading

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State of the Union address

Tonight (Tuesday January 24), President Barack Obama delivers the annual State of the Union address. NPR coverage begins at 8 PM on KRTS. We will also broadcast the GOP response, delivered by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels. Our U.S. Congressman Quico … Continue reading

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Earthquake southeast of Alpine

Today, on Tuesday January 24, there was an earthquake southeast of Alpine, about 17 miles, reported at a magnitude of 3.6. Many residents in Alpine and, to the south in Calamity Creek, and even to the north of town, reported … Continue reading

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Truck hit by Train in Marfa

Marfa residents may have noticed a large group of law enforcement officers out by Vizcaino Park this morning, on Tuesday January 24. KRTS News just spoke with Presidio County Sherriff’s office dispatcher Mark Lujan, and he confirmed that a white … Continue reading

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Alpinians Of The Year

At its annual banquet on Saturday night (January 21), at the Granada Theater, the Alpine Chamber of Commerce announced its community winners. Alpine’s Ambassador of the Year is Dona Ward, the Student of the Year is Emma Downing, the Citizen … Continue reading

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Donkeys, West Texans Protest at State Capitol

If you were near the State Capitol yesterday you might have noticed something out of the ordinary:  A contingent of donkeys circling the building in the mid-day sun. It was a protest aimed at protecting the wild burros of West … Continue reading

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Cecilia Thompson

KRTS News Report on Cecilia Thompson Area historian Dr. Cecilia Thompson of Marfa died on Monday at age 92. She was the author of the two-volume series: History of Marfa and Presidio County, Texas. The award-winning books covered the time period … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Discography – Guided By Voices

Please join KRTS on Tuesday night (January 17 @ 8 PM) for a two-hour retrospective of Dayton, Ohio’s pioneering Indie Rock band, Guided By Voices. The band enjoys a cult following among modern rock fans and has released 17 albums … Continue reading

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Music Programming for Wednesday, Jan 11

Tune in to KRTS Marfa this evening for another great night of music. At 8 PM, it’s a special edition of Old Timey. On this evening’s show, host Rachel Osier Lindley will feature recordings of Sacred Harp singing from 1920-1950. … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Primary Coverage Tuesday Night from NPR 8 – 10 PM

Tonight (Tuesday, January 10) NPR News presents special coverage of the New Hampshire Primary, featuring candidate speeches, interviews and expert analysis from NPR Contributors E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Matthew Continetti of The Weekly Standard, along with polling … Continue reading

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