By Mitch Borden Inside the Midland County Annex, volunteers huddled around two small tables to count hundreds of votes found in a missing ballot box with from the Nov. 5 Midland Independent School District election. By the end of Friday’s … Continue reading
What’s It Like Selling Sex Appeal In The Permian Basin? Listen To Episodes 5 and 6 of Boomtown To Find Out
By Marfa Public Radio Staff For the last several months, Marfa Public Radio has been working behind the scenes on a project that many West Texans have caught wind of by now: Texas Monthly‘s Boomtown. The podcast, produced in partnership … Continue reading
By Kiah Collier, Texas Tribune The oil and natural gas industry paid a record-setting $16.3 billion in taxes and royalties to local governments and the state in 2019, the Texas Oil and Gas Association announced Tuesday. It is the highest … Continue reading
By Travis Bubenik, Courthouse News Facing criticism over multiple cases of immigrant children dying while in government custody, U.S. border officials on Tuesday defended their agencies’ approach to caring for families and children who arrive at the southern border.
By NPR Six Democratic presidential candidates are debating in Iowa on Tuesday, less than three weeks from the caucuses there. NPR reporters are providing background and analysis of the candidates’ remarks in real-time.
By Mose Buchele, KUT The head of the Texas Oil and Gas Association said Tuesday his group agrees fossil fuels contribute to global warming and that the industry will find ways to reduce emissions.
By Rachel Templeton Villas del Caribe is a low-income housing project in Ponce, one of the harder hit areas in Puerto Rico following a week of powerful earthquakes. Some 200 families live in the development and before this week, the … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden In Midland, a changing of the guard: Three new city leaders assumed their new roles Monday during a swearing-in ceremony. Marfa Public Radio Mitch Borden reports, Midland now has a new Mayor and two new city councilmembers.
Front Desk Administrative Assistant Marfa Public Radio is seeking a full time front desk staff person. Marfa Public Radio is an award-winning, non-profit, listener-supported radio station serving far West Texas. Our mission is to be a public service and a … Continue reading