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In Marfa, Health Officials Say Contact Tracing Is Effective And Slowing Local Spread Of The Coronavirus
By Carlos Morales Presidio County officials this week reached an agreement with the city of Marfa to provide its contact tracing services to the areas just outside the Marfa city limits. With the state’s efforts at providing effective, reliable contact … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales At 6 a.m., Lisa Kettyle received the call she’d been waiting months for. Soon she headed for the Marfa post office. “Hello, I’m here to pick up chickens!” Kettyle chirped excitedly. From behind the front desk of … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales Marfa City Council voted unanimously late Thursday to issue a shelter-in-place order, which will go into effect Friday at 11:59 p.m. and could last through April 9. Marfa follows a growing list of cities and counties across … Continue reading
By Sally Beauvais Nearly 100 Presidio County residents packed Marfa’s Shorthorn Cafeteria on Wednesday evening for a county meeting dedicated to gathering public input about permitting procedures for large-scale events and outdoor festivals. The county does not currently have an … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales Marfa is known as an art destination for a lot of people, but there’s a different kind of art exhibit opening this weekend as part of the Blackwell School Alliance’s second annual block party. At a dozen … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales In their first meeting, members on the recently formed Affordable Housing Committee discussed the ins and outs of their duties, the committee and what their goals are. One of the first topics of discussion: defining what affordable … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales Next month, an Austin-based event company will be center stage at a community forum in Marfa. The company is planning to address concerns over a proposed festival in far West Texas.
On Tuesday, Jan. 15 join Marfa Public Radio and Mississippi Records for a “cosmic and earthly history of recorded music.” The record label’s founder, Eric Isaacson, will present a mix of film, audio, and slides. The presentation attempts to tell the … Continue reading
By Diana Nguyen This week, the Marfa City Council extended the deadline to submit letters of interest for the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. The new date is now January 8th.
Students and community members from Marfa and surrounding areas gathered at the Presidio County Courthouse to march for gun control. The rally — and others throughout parts of the state and country — was part of “March For Our Lives,” … Continue reading