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August, 2015

  • 20 August

    Coronado FFA starts annual Hatch chile sale

    It’s that time of the year again when the smell of freshly roasted chile is in the air, and the Coronado High School FFA Chapter is ready to fulfill your green chile and jalapeño needs. …

  • 20 August

    Chihuahuas maul Memphis, trail Las Vegas by half game

    The El Paso Chihuahuas scored in five different innings of their 8-1 victory over the Memphis Redbirds Wednesday at AutoZone Park. Hunter Renfroe went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs in his Triple-A …

  • 19 August

    Clint ISD staffers kick off school year; Bell schedule released

    More than 1700 Clint Independent School District employees kicked off the 2015-2016 school year during the district’s annual convocation August 17th. The annual ceremony celebrated the start of a new academic year. Keynote speakers included School …

  • 19 August

    NMSU Volleyball Picked 2nd in Preseason Poll; 3 Aggies on Preseason All-WAC Team

    DENVER – The Western Athletic Conference volleyball coaches have selected the New Mexico State volleyball team to finish second in the WAC regular-season after receiving 40 total points and two first-place votes. Missouri-Kansas City was …

  • 19 August

    CBP Officers seize cocaine at El Paso Port of Entry

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the El Paso port of entry seized 10.25 pounds of cocaine Tuesday. The estimated street value of the seized contraband is $328,000. “CBP …

  • 19 August

    Name change announced for local hospital group

    Wednesday morning, officials with the Sierra Providence Health Network announced to community leaders, staff, physicians and city council members that they are now The Hospitals of Providence. The largest hospital system in El Paso renamed its hospitals and medical …

  • 19 August

    Football Fan Day to be Held at Minerpalooza

    UTEP football will hold its annual “Fan Appreciation Day” on Friday, Aug. 28 in conjunction with the ever-popular Minerpalooza. A pep rally that will feature the UTEP football team, men’s and women’s basketball teams, Marching …

  • 19 August

    Six new cases of West Nile Virus reported; 3 found in Lower Valley

    Recent rains and high temperatures are believed to be factors in a recent jump in the number of West Nile virus (WNV) cases being reported in the El Paso area. This week the Department of …

  • 19 August

    El Paso Public Library offers information to help young children, their parents succeed

    During the month of September, the El Paso Public Library will highlight the many free and low-cost services available to El Paso families which can help improve the cognitive and social development of young children. …

  • 19 August

    Lane closures on Mesa, Carolina as projects advance

    The City of El Paso will close one lane of vehicle traffic on Mesa Street and another on Carolina Drive in order to complete two construction projects.  While no routes will be detoured, Sun Metro may …

  • 18 August

    Training helps SISD nurses learn more about diabetes

    Sixty nurses from the Socorro Independent School District participated in a daylong training on diabetes at the District Service Center. The Diabetes Academy, sponsored by Novo Nordisk, showed the medical staff the recent changes in …

  • 18 August

    Proposals for Santa Teresa Census being sought

    Doña Ana County is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide census services for the proposed incorporation of Santa Teresa, N.M. On July 14, 2015, a petition for the proposed incorporation of Santa Teresa was …

  • 18 August

    Chihuahuas sweep Sounds; Trail Las Vegas by one game

      The El Paso Chihuahuas won their seventh consecutive game Tuesday, defeating the Nashville Sounds 9-4. The Chihuahuas won all four games in Nashville, completing their third series sweep of the season. Alex Dickerson hit …

  • 18 August

    Four arrested for allegedly selling pirated music at Bronco Swap Meet

    El Paso Police arrest four people for allegedly selling pirated music at a well-known Lower Valley swap meet. According to the El Paso Police Department, officers from the Mission Valley Regional Command, assisted by Investigators …

  • 18 August

    Traffic Stop thwarts illegal immigrant smuggling attempt

    U.S. Border Patrol agents working in southern New Mexico rescued four immigrants from a potentially deadly situation. Early Monday, August 17th, Border Patrol agents from Lordsburg conducted a traffic stop near the Arizona state line. According …