Monthly Archives: October 2012

Cookie Dough Caper in Alpine

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This week, the Big Bend Youth Soccer Association is taking steps to recover from a fundraising scandal that cost the organization nearly $2,000. An Alpine resident associated with the group allegedly diverted funds raised from sales of cookie dough and similar … Continue reading

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Desert Bighorn Sheep

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The relationship between the United States and Mexico is historically complicated and remains at times difficult. But that’s not always so. The U.S. and Mexico are working together to restore an animal that’s native to the border region, one that … Continue reading

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Weekend Scores Roundup

In high school football news, Balmorhea earned yet another victory Friday night, defeating Buena Vista 58-8 and bringing the Bears’ record to 6-1. Fort Davis and Marfa rested up over the weekend, while Sierra Blanca triumphed over Sanderson, winning 28-18.  … Continue reading

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Blue Origin completes launch escape pad test

Blue Origin is the space exploration facility located in Far West Texas, north of Van Horn. Today, Blue Origin announced it had conducted a successful unmanned test of its launch pad escape system for astronauts. The test was held Friday, October … Continue reading

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Last Presidential Debate

The final of three debates between Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama is being held Monday night. KRTS will broadcast live NPR coverage of this debate, from 8 to 10 PM. The focus will be on foreign policy. The … Continue reading

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Thank You

Thanks to YOU – our contributing members – we met our Fall Membership Drive goal of $40,000 at KRTS 93.5 FM. Congratulations!  

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KRTS News: Border Patrol in the Big Bend

LISTEN NOW: KRTS News: Border Patrol in the Big Bend

We see them all the time; vehicles from Border Patrol bringing agents to checkpoints and other intelligence missions. We’ve all passed through Border Patrol checkpoints. Why is interaction with the Border Patrol a staple of  life in the Big Bend? … Continue reading

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Fall Membership Drive: Friday, Oct 19

Today is the 8th day of Marfa Public Radio’s Fall Membership Drive! JOIN NOW. As of this morning, we are 85% of the way to our $40,000 goal. Please call in now at 432-729-4578 or donate by clicking the “Donate/Buy” tab on … Continue reading

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Fall Membership Drive: Thursday, Oct 18

Today is the 7th day of Marfa Public Radio’s Fall Membership Drive! JOIN NOW. As of this morning, we are 70% of the way to our $40,000 goal. Please call in now at 432-729-4578 or donate by clicking the “Donate/Buy” tab on … Continue reading

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Community dialogue Thursday night in Marfa

Today (Thursday October 18) KRTS & Marfa Public Library are hosting a community dialogue about education at the library at 6:30 PM. We have invited teachers, administrators, parents, and local citizens to gather to have a conversation about education & … Continue reading

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