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News from El Paso, Las Cruces, Juarez and surrounding communities in El Paso and Dona Ana Counties.

October, 2016

  • 18 October

    4th Annual ‘Cycle for Change’ Set for Sunday


    El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal announced Tuesday that more than 160 cyclists have registered for the 4 th annual cycling tour “Cycle for Change: From Surviving to Thriving.” The event will take place this Sunday …

  • 18 October

    Hospitals of Providence East Campus Announces New CEO


    The Hospitals of Providence named Phil Young chief executive officer for The Hospitals of Providence East Campus. Phil succeeds Nicholas “Nico” Tejeda, who was named CEO Transmountain Campus in May. A native Texan, Young brings …

  • 18 October

    Heavy Metal Power Groups to Rock El Paso County Coliseum

    LEFT TO RIGHT:  Kerry King, Gary Holt, Paul Bostaph, Tom Araya

    Slayer is ready to thrash the Sun City. The longtime, popular heavy metal band, joined by Anthrax and Death Angel, will rock the El Paso County Coliseum (4100 E. Paisano) at 7 p.m. Oct. 27. The trio …

  • 18 October

    Socorro ISD offers Unique Opportunities for Professional Growth


    The Socorro Independent School District continues to increase the capacity of its educators by providing unique programs to assist their professional growth. The district focuses on growing strong educational leaders from within Team SISD and …

  • 18 October

    2016 Property Tax Bills Are on the Way

    Photo: City of El Paso

    The City of El Paso Consolidated Tax Office is sending out 2016 property tax bills during the month of October. Payments are accepted in the following manner: Online at or by phone at 212-0106 …

  • 17 October

    Popular ‘Rockera’ Alejandra Guzmán at County Coliseum

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    “La Guzmán” is on her way to El Paso. Known around the world as the “Queen of Mexican Rock” and the “Bad Girl of Latin Pop,” popular, award-winning Mexican singer and songwriter Alejandra Guzmán will perform …

  • 16 October

    El Paso ISD students selected for Federal Reserve Bank Student Board

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    Seven EPISD high school seniors are among dozens throughout the region selected to serve on the prestigious Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Student Board of Directors for 2016-17. EPISD’s students are: Amanda Alfsen, TMECHS; Katherine …

  • 14 October

    Video: Your City in 5 – Week Ending October 14

    11/19/15: Timer Glove Team Leader Mariel Vargas presents her weight training sports glove technology at the Arrowhead Center LAUNCH event. (Photo by Karrie Lucero)

    Rick Isaias brings you this edition of YC5 with information on the new cameras installed in Downtown El Paso and how they have already helped the police department. There is also information on the renovations to …

  • 13 October

    Fabens Alumni Association’s Fall Fiesta set for Saturday

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    The Fabens Alumni Association’s 2016 FAA Fall Fiesta to benefit Fabens ISD scholarships and grants is set to return this weekend. Officials say the fiesta is set for Saturday, October 15, at the Lower Valley …

  • 13 October

    Arrowhead Center at NMSU Accepting Applications for LAUNCH Program

    11/19/15: Timer Glove Team Leader Mariel Vargas presents her weight training sports glove technology at the Arrowhead Center LAUNCH event. (Photo by Karrie Lucero)

    Inventors and others looking to accelerate their idea and move the technology to the market are encouraged to apply to NMSU’s LAUNCH Program. The LAUNCH program at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center is now accepting applications …

  • 13 October

    HACEP Opens Project-Based Voucher Program Waitlist for Two Communities


    The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) will officially open up the waitlist for the Project-Based Voucher (PBV) program for two communities – Krupp and South Tays Communities – for anyone seeking …

  • 13 October

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Hosting Annual Car Seat Check

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    The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting its 2nd Annual car seat check – up event, Friday, October 14th, 2016. In partnership with University Medical Center of El Paso, and the Texas Department …

  • 12 October

    Herrera Elementary Librarian Honored by UTEP


    UTEP President Diana Natalicio honored Herrera Elementary librarian Lisa Lopez-Williamson with the newly established President’s Meritorious Service Award Tuesday at Magoffin Auditorium. Lopez-Williamson received the award for her collaboration with UTEP English professor Dr. Joseph …

  • 12 October

    Green Party Presidential Candidate Dr. Jill Stein to Visit El Paso

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    Green Party nominee for President, Dr. Jill Stein, will kick off her campaign swing through Texas in El Paso this Friday. Dr. Stein will be campaigning in Texas Friday, October 14th through Monday, October 17th. All …

  • 12 October

    EPCC Student Selected by NASA for Community College Aerospace Scholars Project


    Reynaldo Martinez Jr. of El Paso Community College (EPCC) has been selected to travel to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center this fall to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). Martinez has been selected among …

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