Monthly Archives: October 2013

Texas State Constitutional Amendments

On October 21st, early voting began on nine amendments proposed for the Texas Constitution.  Reporter Lana Straub will be covering each of the proposed amendments.  This post will be updated with each of the reports as they come out.

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Former Mexico President Lashes Out Against NSA Spying

Our Fronteras Desk reporter at Marfa Public Radio, Lorne Matalon reports. The latest revelation of documents tied to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is angering some Mexicans. Others say they are saddened but not surprised. NSA started rebuiling a former … Continue reading

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Early voting begins across Texas

Early voting for Brewster, Presidio and Jeff Davis counties began on Monday, October 21 and continues through November 1. Early voting will take place at the following locations: In Fort Davis at the Jeff Davis County Clerk’s Office, 111 North … Continue reading

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Weekend Sports Roundup – October 21

Here’s your recap of highschool and college sports across the Trans-Pecos and Permian Basin over the past weekend. Starting off in the Trans-Pecos, the Alpine Fightin’ Bucks earned back a winning record by defeating the Reagan County Owls 47-14.  The Fort Stockton … Continue reading

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Thanks for a Successful Fall Fund Drive

Thanks to OUR LISTENERS we were able to achieve our Fall Fund Drive goal of $40,000. Member-by-member is how we get things done. Our appreciation to the KRTS family of radio and web listeners. We did it!

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Terlingua Music Bash a/k/a The Al Barlow Fest

For the past 19 years, musician and entertainer Al Barlow, along with Gareth Angleton, has hosted The Terlingua Music Bash, affectionately known as the Al Barlow Fest, in Terlingua, Texas.   Folk musicians from around the country come together for this 4-day … Continue reading

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Congressman Pete Gallego visits Presidio County after government shutdown

Congressman Pete Gallego was back in his home district after Congress ended a partial government shutdown on Wednesday night. Gallego joined Marfa Public Radio’s Lorne Matalon and Jefferson Yen, Saturday morning to discuss Congress, immigration reform, healthcare and other issues … Continue reading

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16th Annual Ride 4 Trails – Big Bend National Park

While participants in the Ride 4 Trails began arriving in Terlingua this evening, elated that Big Bend National Park had reopened just one day prior to the kickoff of their 16th annual event, tragedy marred the usual festivities. Adam Arredondo, … Continue reading

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Mexico Fails To Meet Deadline To Vet Federal And Local Police

Our Fronteras Desk reporter at Marfa Public Radio, Lorne Matalon reports.  Mexico’s top law enforcement official, Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong, says his country will never fully purge its local and federal police of corrupt officers. Osorio Chong, who … Continue reading

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Please join us on the last day of our Fall Fund Drive. Support non-profit community radio in Far West Texas. Everyone donating this week will be entered into a drawing to win a customized portrait by Alpine artist Debbie Allison. … Continue reading

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