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What Kind Of Yoga Does Roseland Klein Do And How Often?

There’s no denying it — Classical Midday host and longtime Fort Davis resident Roseland Klein is in great shape. Roseland, lovingly known as the matriarch of Marfa Public Radio, is celebrating her 90th birthday on Saturday, December 8th. And like many of us … Continue reading

Horned Lizards – The Travails Of A Texas Icon

JD DiFabbio isn’t the only listener who’s asked Marfa Public Radio about the status of horny toads in West Texas. She wants to know the current population; another listener is curious if they’re endangered yet; another wonders if she’s seen … Continue reading

How Did West Texas Ranches Get SO BIG?

By Diana Nguyen In Texas, 95 percent of the land is privately owned, much of it by ranchers. And if you drive out West, the swaths of private land holdings get even bigger. But how did these parcels of land … Continue reading

In Rural West Texas, Shaky Internet Service Could Be Fixed With “Fiber Ring”

 In rural West Texas, it doesn’t take much for your internet connection to go down. A pounding rainstorm, heavy winds, construction workers accidentally cutting a crucial cable — all very real scenarios that can leave you without internet for hours. That’s why … Continue reading

Where the West Winds Blow: What Causes the West Texas Windy Season?

Marfa’s Adele Powers asked West Texas Wonders about a natural phenomenon that touches the lives of everyone and everything in the region, literally — wind. “Windy season is the bane of my existence,” Powers said, “and I think for a … Continue reading

The Story Of Mesquite In West Texas

When it comes to one plant found in abundance across West Texas, Big Spring native Alan Cox wants to get the story straight. He asked Marfa Public Radio: “How much truth is there to the old story that mesquite trees aren’t … Continue reading