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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 nothing more.

August, 2015

  • 29 August

    UTEP Falls to SMU in Pre-Season Opener 3-1

    Photo: UTEP

    Dallas, Texas- The UTEP volleyball team fell, 3-1 (19-25, 14-25, 26-24, 19-25) to SMU in its opening match of the season at the TCU Tournament in Dallas, Texas on Friday. Sophomore Dalainee Perry posted a …

  • 28 August

    Chihuahuas dominate Dodgers 7 to 1, Gain 1 game on Las Vegas

    Photo: EP Chihuahuas

    Chris Smith pitched seven innings and allowed only one run Friday, as the El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Oklahoma City Dodgers 7-1. The Chihuahuas gained a game in the Southern Division standings, as first place …

  • 28 August

    EPISD students begin switch to digital textbooks

    Photo: EPISD

    When high school students crack open their laptops this fall, the digital books they download will come to life with video and other interactive options. No longer will there be torn pages or dated information. …

  • 28 August

    Andy Beggs Named Groundskeeper of the Year

    Andy Beggs / Photo: EP Chihuahuas

    Andy Beggs, Head Groundskeeper for the El Paso Chihuahuas, has been named the Pacific Coast League’s 2015 Sports Turf Manager of the Year, league president Branch Rickey announced today. The award was voted on by …

  • 28 August

    Texas DPS: New Driver Education Program Now Required for Teens

    Gfx: Tx DPS

    AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced the implementation of the Impact Texas Teen Driver program (ITTD), which is a new requirement for driver license applicants who complete a teen driver education …

  • 28 August

    New tree honoring slain constable, coach planted

    Landscapers planting the new White Memorial Tree (EPISD)

    Putnam Elementary School planted a new tree to honor the memory of Robert White, a physical-education teacher and county constable who died last year during an off-duty altercation. This is the third tree that is …

  • 27 August

    UTEP, UNM to renew long-time rivalry

    Photo: UTEP/Michael P Reese

    The UTEP-New Mexico men’s basketball series is returning followed a delayed absence.  The Miners and Lobos will renew their long-standing rivalry at “The Pit” in Albuquerque on Dec. 3, 2016, followed by a return game …

  • 27 August

    Purple Heart Elementary student surprised by deployed dad’s homecoming

    Photo: SISD

    Diego Sanchez, a third grader at Purple Heart Elementary, was quietly reading in his class at Purple Heart Elementary when he received a sweet surprise. Standing right in front of him with his arms wide …

  • 27 August

    Mattress wholesaler, Socorro ISD nurse partner to help special needs students

    Photo: SISD

    Popular Mattress, a community wholesaler, has donated foam mattress pads to El Dorado High School to assist special needs students. When El Dorado’s nurse Ramona Garcia reached out to the community for help when she …

  • 27 August

    City-wide free summer events: Aug 28-30

    Gfx: el paso live

      As summer continues, so do the many free, family-friendly activities organized by the City of El Paso as part of its commitment to improving our community’s quality of life. Here’s a list of some …

  • 27 August

    Local driver Robinson named top rookie at Az track

    Photo: Facebook

    TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – Tucson Speedway is buzzing with energy and excitement in the midst of their racing season. After winning the Desert Thunder race at Tucson Speedway on August 1st and another main …

  • 27 August

    Animal Services: 123 pets saved during “Rock the Shelter” event

    Photo: Animal Services

    The Animal Services Shelter continues its adoption efforts this week after a successful adoption event this past Saturday that placed 123 animals in great homes. The “Rock the Shelter” adoption event found homes for 109 …

  • 27 August

    First West Nile Virus death recorded in Lower Valley

    Photo: wikipedia

    The City of El Paso Department of Public Health announced today that an elderly man who lived in the Mission Valley has become the first person to die this year after having contracted the West …

  • 27 August

    New Mexico Film Office: “The Magnificent Seven” to film across New Mexico

    Photo: NM Film Office

    New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the feature film “The Magnificent Seven,” produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment in association with LStar Capital and Village Roadshow Pictures, will be …

  • 26 August

    Dogs down Sky Sox 2 to 1 with play at the plate

    Photo: Daniel Ornelas, HP

      The El Paso Chihuahuas’ 2-1 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox Wednesday ended on a play at the plate. With two outs in the top of the ninth, Luis Sardinas hit a single …

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