• January 28, 2021

Staff Report

Staff Reports are just that, Staff Reporting the news. No skew, no opinion just the news. We pride ourselves on making sure that we bring you the news as soon as it is published, submitted or sent to us. No need to have a reporter rewrite or give their opinion. The facts or information, nothing more.

City: El Paso Zoo to reopen; Curbside Library services resume

Officials with the City of El Paso announced the date for the El Paso Zoo’s reopening, as well as the resumption of Curbside Library Services. According to officials, with the support of the El Paso Department of Public Health and the Office of Emergency Management, the El Paso Public Libraries will resume curbside services at […]Read More

Sergio Troncoso donates archive to The Wittliff Collections

SAN MARCOS, TX – Award-winning author Sergio Troncoso, a son of Mexican immigrants who is now regarded as a major American writer from the American Southwest, has donated his literary papers to the Wittliff Collections. “I am thrilled that my literary papers will be archived at the Wittliff Collections,” said Sergio Troncoso. “I have enjoyed […]Read More

UTEP Rifle resumes competition in Match with No. 1 TCU

UTEP rifle will host its first home and first Patriot Conference match of the season against No. 1 TCU (CRCA). “The team has been really excited about coming back to the range,” UTEP Rifle Head Coach Austin Litherland said after seeing the remainder of his team’s Fall 2020 schedule canceled following the Jacksonville State match […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Front-Line Heroes discuss receiving COVID-19 Vaccine

Earlier this week, community members heard firsthand accounts from local front-line health care leaders who were among the first El Pasoans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Host Richard Lange, M.D., M.B.A., president of TTUHSC El Paso and dean of the Foster School of Medicine, updated the public on the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]Read More

Miners roll out 2021 Football Schedule

UTEP officials along with Conference USA have revealed the complete 2021 football schedule for the Miners, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday. The 2021 slate features six home games, including contests against Bethune-Cookman, New Mexico, Old Dominion, Louisiana Tech, UTSA and Rice. UTEP will also face off against a pair of Mountain […]Read More

Miners travel to San Antonio to take on UTSA Thursday

 The UTEP men’s basketball team will hit the road to play at UTSA on Thursday, January 28. The Miners (7-7, 3-5 Conference USA) and Roadrunners (7-8, 3-5 C-USA) are set to tipoff at 5 p.m. MT in the Convocation Center. UTEP is coming off a split against LA Tech (5-3 C-USA). The Miners never trailed […]Read More

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Wednesday Covid-19 Update: 111,689 Total cases; Recoveries at 74,083 with

This story will be updated as new information arrives from area government offices, school districts, and other organizations regarding their Coronavirus (COVID-19) preparations and guidelines. City Resources & FAQ  |   Direct link to ALL city closures  |  Department of Health Information site ***(1/27/2021) Wednesday morning, DPH officials reported 566 new cases; and, staff will also be reporting […]Read More

El Paso Community College awarded $1.5M grant to help reskill

El Paso Community College (EPCC) announced that the college is the recipient of a $1.5 million grant that will support Texas workers who need to reskill or upskill, allowing them to get the educational credentials needed to get back into the workforce. “Locally we have been facing exceptional difficulties as a result of COVID-19. One […]Read More

City awarded $4.5M Military Grant for Water Infrastructure Project

The City of El Paso announced Tuesday afternoon the award of a $4.5 million grant from the Texas Military Preparedness Commission’s (TMPC) Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant (DEAAG) Program to invest in aquifer storage and recharge, supporting Fort Bliss. “The funding will further enhance our civilian and military communities’ resiliency and bolster an already strong […]Read More