Tag Archives: West Texas Wonders

With A Good Gimmick And Catchphrase, One Man Made A Name For Himself In The West Texas Boot Game

By Mitch Borden If you’re in West Texas and have turned on your TV over the last few decades you have probably seen this on your screen: Boots flying at a spry middle-aged man, who is catching them, all while … Continue reading

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West Texas Wonders: Cloud Identification, Marathon’s Mysterious Target Or Beer On The Streets Of Marfa?

Marfa Public Radio wants your help choosing the next West Texas Wonders story.

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Native Lands, A School Mascot, Or Ranchers and Property? Help Us Choose Our Next West Texas Wonders Story

Last time, you chose between abandoned buildings, rent regulation, and how Permian Basin residents who don’t work in oil and gas make it work. Check out Reporter Carlos Morales’ story inspired by the winning question: Tall City, Empty Buildings: What’s Up … Continue reading

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Vote Now: Choose Our Next West Texas Wonders Story

Marfa Public Radio has been keeping busy on the road and at the station collecting your questions for our new public-powered journalism project, West Texas Wonders. On our road trip across the wide range, folks from all over West Texas asked … Continue reading

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West Texas Wonders is Hitting the Road

Marfa Public Radio is taking a road trip from the border to the Basin. And we want to meet you along the way! For one week, Reporter Sally Beauvais and General Manager Elise Pepple will be driving across West Texas … Continue reading

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