Monthly Archives: August 2012

Listen to Live Coverage of the RNC from NPR

Join NPR this evening (Thursday, Aug 30) starting at 7 PM CST for live coverage of the Republican National Convention from NPR. LISTEN NOW Tonight’s speakers at the RNC include Mike Huckabee, John McCain, Condoleezza Rice, and Susana Martinez, with headliner … Continue reading

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Communication Snafu in Big Bend on Monday

On Monday (August 27), communications throughout the Tri-County region were compromised when around noon a fiber line was cut affecting AT&T phones (both long-istance land lines and wireless phones) and Internet service in Alpine, Marfa, Van Horn, Fort Stockton, Presidio, … Continue reading

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Congressman speaks at RNC

U.S. Representative Francisco Canseco speaks today (Tuesday, August 28) at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. Canseco represents the 23rd District of Texas, the Congressional district that spans the border from San Antonio to Far West Texas, encompassing the … Continue reading

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Marfa Lights Festival

Marfa Public Radio is a proud sponsor of the Marfa Lights Festival, which takes place this Labor Day Weekend, August 31 – September 2, on the Presidio County Courthouse lawn. The festival begins at 5:30 PM on Friday with a … Continue reading

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This Saturday: The Emergence of Bonnie Raitt

Tune in this Saturday (August 25) at 6 PM for The Emergence of Bonnie Raitt. Blues/Rock/Pop star Bonnie Raitt is emerging from a 7 year studio hiatus with a new norecord and tour. It’s an opportune time to hear about her new … Continue reading

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Saturday on KRTS: Hidden Kitchens Texas

Tune in tonight at 6 PM for Hidden Kitchens Texas, produced by the Kitchen Sisters in collaboration with NPR and KUT in Austin. Willie Nelson, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Dallas-born actress, Robin Wright Penn, along with some of the most wild and extraordinary … Continue reading

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Texas Music Matters: Rediscovering The Odessa Tapes

This weekend on Marfa Public Radio, tune in for a special West Texas edition of Texas Music Matters from KUT. Texas Music Matters presents a documentary on the first recordings by The Flatlanders–recently rediscovered after 40 years, gathering dust in a bedroom closet in … Continue reading

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This Saturday: The Fastest on Earth

Tune in to KRTS 93.5 FM this Saturday (August 11) at 6 PM for “The Fastest on Earth,” a special from IEEE Spectrum Radio. Olympic Gold Medal winner and world record holder Usain “Lightning” Bolt is the fastest human on Earth, … Continue reading

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Presidio County Reduces Mining Tax Bill by $4 million

LISTEN NOW: Presidio County Reduces Mining Tax Bill by $4 million

Today (Tuesday July 31) members of the Appraisal Review Board of the Presidio County Appraisal District considered the appeal of the Rio Grande Mining Company, which is owned by the Aurcana Corporation. The company owns silver mining operations in and around … Continue reading

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