We asked local photojournalist, Sarah Vasquez, to ask listeners why they support Marfa Public Radio. This post will be updated throughout the week of spring membership drive. Want to join them in supporting the station? Click here or click the … Continue reading
The Marathon Public Library has been recognized for its contributions to the community over the past year.
Members of the Texas Railroad Commission were quick to blame renewable energy for power outages across the state. All sources of energy struggled to produce power during the storm.
By Ari Snider For the latest installment of Quiet and Loud, a series exploring how the sounds of West Texas have changed during the pandemic, we’re taking a closer look at our furry, four-legged friends. Today, we’re talking about dogs, … Continue reading
At Midland Migrant Facility, Officials Say Conditions Have Improved But Continue To Criticize Biden Administration
In the latest development at the Midland migrant facility, local officials along with Texas Senator John Cornyn toured the site. To date, the facility houses hundreds of unaccompanied teenage boys who recently arrived at the border and are waiting to … Continue reading
For residents in the Big Bend area who received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine in Marfa on March 12, there is a new date for them to receive their second shot.
By Ashley Lopez, KUT The Texas Department of State Health Services has launched an online portal matching people with an appointment to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
By Matt Largey, KUT The State of Texas says it will allow all adults to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting March 29.
In Tune Interview is a segment of Marfa Public Radio’s Monday classical music program In Tune — in which host Nick Hurt interviews and records live performances by classical musicians and educators.
In a sign of how swiftly the vaccine rollout in Far West Texas has expanded in the last several weeks, some local medical providers now have enough doses on hand to offer shots to any adult that wants one.