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Programming changes are coming in March!

We’re excited to announce a second round of programming changes coming to the airwaves beginning March 5, 2018! Our station is always striving to provide engaging content that helps us stay connected and allows us to better understand our world. … Continue reading

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The “West Texas Talk” Listener Survey

West Texas Public Radio wants to know your thoughts on “West Texas Talk.” The station is in the process of evaluating the format of the show, the service it provides to listeners, and wants to better understand the topics you … Continue reading

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A Radio Documentary: “Dark Skies, Dark Energies” by Ian Lewis

Here in West Texas, there are two major searches ongoing. While companies in the Permian Basin seek more deposits of oil and gas underground, astronomers at McDonald Observatory are searching the sky for an answer to the question: what is … Continue reading

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A Radio Documentary: “Dark Skies, Dark Energies” by Ian Lewis

Here in West Texas, there are two major searches ongoing. While companies in the Permian Basin seek more deposits of oil and gas underground, astronomers at McDonald Observatory are searching the sky for an answer to the question: what is … Continue reading

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Voices of Blackwell: Jessi Silva

Our latest series, “Voices of Blackwell,” is a partnership with the Blackwell School Alliance. The segregated institution was open from the late nineteenth century and closed in 1965 with the integration of schools in town. The final story we hear comes from Jessi Silva. … Continue reading

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We Are Public Radio!

For our Fall Membership Drive, we wanted to celebrate some of our renowned DJs who make our station great. Our station producers profiled seven of our beloved personalities — Roseland Klein, David Beebe, JP Schwartz, Primo Carrasco, David Branch, Michael Camacho, and … Continue reading

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Voices of Blackwell: Dawn Shannon

The “Voices of Blackwell” series is a partnership with the Blackwell School Alliance.  The segregated institution was open from the late nineteenth century and closed in 1965 with the integration of schools in town. The fourth story we hear is not … Continue reading

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Voices of Blackwell: Maggie Marquez

Our newest series is a partnership with the Blackwell School Alliance called  “Voices of Blackwell.” The segregated institution was open from the late nineteenth century and closed in 1965 with the integration of schools in town. The third story we … Continue reading

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Voices of Blackwell: Lionel Salgado

Our latest series is a partnership with the Blackwell School Alliance called  “Voices of Blackwell.” The segregated institution was open from the late nineteenth century and closed in 1965 with the integration of schools in Marfa. The second story we … Continue reading

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Voices of Blackwell: Mario Rivera

The “Voices of Blackwell” series is a partnership with the Blackwell School Alliance, whose mission is to preserve the history of Hispanic education in Marfa. The segregated institution was open from the late nineteenth century and closed in 1965 with … Continue reading

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