Author Archives: Carlos Morales

About Carlos Morales

Carlos Morales is Marfa Public Radio's News Director.

The great student resignation

Between 2019 and 2021, Texas higher ed lost 75,000 students. What are administrators and lawmakers doing to get these students back in the classroom? Find out at The Texas Tribune’s free, public event on June 30.

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Odessa remains under boil notice following repairs to broken water main

The water is back on in most of Odessa – but still not drinkable – following a water line break Monday that affected nearly 165,000 residents in the city and surrounding area during a stretch of triple-digit heat.

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GOP runoff for Railroad commissioner asks voters, ‘What is the job of a Texas oil regulator?’

The Republican primary contest between incumbent Wayne Christian and challenger Sarah Stogner has been characterized by twists and turns, and accusations of corruption.

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Meet the two Democrats running for Texas land commissioner

Whoever gets the most votes will move forward to the general election in November. They’ll face off against one of two Republicans also in a May 24 runoff.

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After pandemic disruption “Kite Symphony” takes flight in Marfa

Kite Symphony, an art exhibition two years in the making, is now open in Far West Texas. The multimedia project is part outdoor installation, part video documentary and musical work from artists Roberto Carlos Lange, who performs music as Helado … Continue reading

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¿Quieres recordar a alguien este Dia de los Muertos? Dejanos saber.

Este Dia de los Muertos, Marfa Public Radio pide a nuestros oyentes que compartan recuerdos de sus seres amados que han fallecido. La estación transmitirá sus dedicaciones y recuerdos el primero de noviembre. | Read this story in English

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Who do you want to remember this Día de Los Muertos? Let us know.

For día de los muertos, Marfa Public Radio is asking listeners to share their memories of loved ones. The station will air your dedications and remembrances on Nov. 1.| Lea esta nota en español

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Midland Memorial’s COVID-19 Hospitalizations Drop, But Still Straining Resources and Staff

Healthcare officials in the Permian Basin are continuing to treat a high number of patients for COVID-19. Throughout August, hospitalizations for the disease at the major hospitals in Midland and Odessa reached record levels, and deaths related to the disease … Continue reading

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After Months, State Health Workers Return to Alpine To Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

The Texas Department of State Health Services will hold a one-day vaccine clinic in Alpine for residents throughout the Big Bend region, offering first and second doses of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, as well booster shots for those who … Continue reading

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Texas National Guard Returns To Far West Texas For Vaccine Clinic

After vaccinating nearly 50 residents in June, the Texas National Guard returns to Big Bend National Park and Terlingua this weekend to hold a second vaccination event. Big Bend officials say this is likely the last time the state will … Continue reading

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