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Chris Babcock

Editor in Chief: El Paso Herald-Post, horizoncity.com Chris began his long journey in Journalism back in the early 70’s. Armed with a Bell and Howell 8mm camera and tape recorder. Chris would go on to document such events as the great plastic dinosaur attack on Tornillo, GI Joe’s dramatic rescue of Barbie from a backyard mud pit and a massive toy train derailment caused by Godzilla. FULL BIO

February, 2017

January, 2017

December, 2016

November, 2016

October, 2016

September, 2016

  • 26 September

    UPDATE: Wigwam Theater Museum Set to Open In Mid-October

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    After six months of hard work, the caretakers of the old Wigwam Theatre say the building is just about ready for it’s close up – as a musuem. Henry Flores, and a group of dedicated friends, …

  • 3 September

    Reflections: One Last Checkered Flag

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    Friday night was the end of an era in the Borderland, as sure as the final baseball game at Dudley Field or the last frame of film shown downtown at the Capri Theater or at …

June, 2016

  • 5 June

    Opinion: Trump Will Never Come to El Paso

    Photo: NASA

    He won’t come. Not because he’s ‘not man enough’ or because he’s ‘chicken’ – as much as the name calling and bravado in this election cycle would fit.  All the petitions, and all the emails …

April, 2016

March, 2016

  • 28 March

    Group to Re-Open Old Wigwam Theatre as a Museum

    Photo: Google/El Paso County Historical Soc

    A local group that’s been leading Ghost Tours around the city is now looking to bring back a building from the dead. Henry Flores, President of the Wigwam Museum, has been in the business of …

  • 22 March

    How I Helped Create Donald Trump

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    Stick with me here, dear readers. This one’s been brewing a while. The first title of this piece was ‘Uck!’  I’ve since revised this to an inch of its life. As a writer, one wants …

  • 18 March

    El Paso’s Alamo Drafthouse Nearing Completion

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    Only two hundred yards, a large hill and several decades separate the location of West El Paso’s first theater – the Fiesta Drive-In – and the newest: Alamo Drafthouse El Paso. On Thursday, members of …

  • 14 March

    Local Radio Station, DJs look to Brighten Easter for Kids in Need

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    With a little over two weeks before Easter, local radio station KSII 93.1 (KISS El Paso) is again calling for the community to participate in their 20th Annual Easter Basket Drive. The station kicked off …

  • 13 March

    Rhinos now look to OKC for Next Round of Playoffs

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    After making short work of the Tulsa Oilers at home this last weekend, the El Paso Rhinos now cast their gaze eastward, as they take on the familiar foes out of Oklahoma City, the Blazers, …

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