• May 25, 2022

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Amazon Begins Hiring Over 500 Full-Time Positions in El Paso

Amazon Begins hiring more than 500 full-time positions ahead of the launch of its new El Paso fulfillment center. Employees will play integral roles within Amazon’s customer fulfillment operations and will work alongside Amazon robotics to pick, pack and ship small items to customers such as books, electronics and toys. On top of Amazon’s minimum […]Read More

Update: Skeletal limb found at construction site of new Amazon

Law enforcement is looking into the discovery of human remains on the site of the new Amazon Fulfillment Center, under construction in Far East El Paso. According to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPCSO) on the afternoon of March 15, they were notified that a portion of a possible human skeletal limb was located […]Read More

New El Paso Amazon Fulfillment Center to create 700+ new,

Amazon announced Wednesday plans to open its first fulfillment center just outside El Paso’s eastern city limits, near I-10 and Eastlake. The new fulfillment center, which is anticipated to launch in 2021, will create over 700 new full-time jobs with what Amazon officials say are industry leading pay and comprehensive benefits starting on day one. “We’re […]Read More

El Paso native’s Fantasy film “The Curse and the Covenant”

“The Curse and the Covenant,” an award-winning independent film made in El Paso, was supposed to have its long-awaited theatrical premiere in the Sun City this month. With the COVID-19 emergency the event was canceled, however – like many other parts of modern life – the movie will now come to viewers. The fantasy feature, […]Read More

City, Borderplex Alliance Announce Bid to Attract Amazon to El

Wednesday, Mayor Dee Margo and Borderplex CEO Jon Barela announced a partnership, along with civic and business leaders in the region, to submit a proposal for Amazon’s recently announced nationwide search for a second headquarters. “Our region won’t take a backseat to anyone. El Paso should set its sights on big, ambitious projects that are […]Read More

City of El Paso Public Library Unveils Banned Book Sections

The City of El Paso Public Library is teaming up with YWCA El Paso del Norte Region (YWCA) to make banned and challenged books a part of every library location.  Beginning Saturday, May 14, each Public Library Branch will feature a section dedicated to banned and contested books. The Banned Book Sections will be themed; […]Read More