Monthly Archives: November 2012

Future Opening of Boquillas Border Crossing

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The precise date is uncertain, but all signs point to the opening of a formal border crossing linking Rio Grande Village, located inside Big Bend National Park, and the Mexican riverside village of Boquillas. Lorne Matalon reports for KRTS News … Continue reading

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KRTS Seeks Summer & Fall Interns

Marfa Public Radio is currently accepting applications for¬†Summer & Fall Interns.¬†Interns at Marfa Public Radio have a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in many areas of public radio operations, including (but not limited to) audio production and engineering, broadcast … Continue reading

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Weekend Sports Preview

Regional six-man postseason football continues this weekend, with the undefeated 12-0 Grandfalls-Royalty Cowboys and the 10-2 Balmorhea Bears meeting up Kermit tonight (Friday, November 30.) The 11-1 Rankin Red Devils, the only other six-man team from the greater Trans Pecos … Continue reading

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Weekend Scores Roundup

The Alpine Fightin’ Bucks football team had much to be thankful for going into the holiday weekend, namely a district championship and a 9-1 record as they prepared to take on the 8-2 Abernathy Antelopes on Friday (November 23.) However, … Continue reading

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KRTS Friday News Roundup

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A discovery in Marfa of 500 lbs of marijuana on a school bus on its way to Presidio, Texas. Across the border, in Ojinaga, Mexico, a corrupt Mexican general that may be tried in a civilian court. Click above to … Continue reading

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Water Shut Off in East Marfa

On Friday (November 23) municipal water was shut off for east Marfa due while city workers were conducting emergency repairs on a leak. The area most effected is the Sal Si Puedes neighborhood. City water is expected to be shut … Continue reading

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Mexico: Miltary General may be tried in Civil Court

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The Mexican Supreme Court recently ruled that General Manuel de Jesus Moreno Avina, who was in charge of the Ojinaga military garrison for 18 months – beginning in 2008 – should be tried for human rights crimes in a civil … Continue reading

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Mexico: Legal Precedent Set For Military Trial

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Mexico is celebrating the 102nd anniversary of the start of the Mexican Revolution this week. In Ojinaga, citizens are paying homage to the past but also to the future. This week, a leak of documents in Mexico City shows that … Continue reading

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New Show on KRTS

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Update: We hope you’re enjoying the second week of the program. Una Hora Con Primo, an original KRTS music program, makes its debut Tuesday at Noon on 93.5 FM. The program is hosted by Primo Carrasco of Marfa, with various … Continue reading

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Artwalk in Alpine, Airport Open House in Marfa

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This weekend (November 16-17) was an eventful one, with area residents gathering for the 19th annual Artwalk festival in Alpine on Friday and Saturday, and the Marfa Airport Open House Saturday morning. The streets of Alpine were packed with exotic … Continue reading

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