• January 23, 2022

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Sports columnist, Legendary El Pasoan Ray Sanchez passes away

Longtime sports columnist, Borderland sports fan, author and El Paso icon Ray Sanchez died Wednesday at the age of 94. Sanchez’s passing was announced by his son Vic on Ray’s Facebook Page, followed by an immediate outpouring of condolences from friends and fans alike. He loved many things during his life, most of all his […]Read More

UTEP – Legendary Miner Don Maynard Passes Away

Don Maynard, the only UTEP player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has passed away at the age of 86.  Maynard played for Texas Western from 1954-56.  He caught only 26 passes, but averaged an astounding 27.6 yards per reception with 10 touchdowns.  A halfback, Maynard also rushed for 843 yards on 154 carries […]Read More

Socorro ISD Board approves boundary adjustments for 2022-23, 2023-24 school

Last month, the Socorro ISD Board of Trustees approved boundary adjustments for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 school years at the  regular board meeting. The boundary adjustments were made to incorporate SISD’s newest combination elementary and middle school in the Eastlake feeder area, to maximize existing facilities in the district and to balance student enrollment. The […]Read More

Local DAR Chapter Preserves El Paso History

The Daughters of the American Revolution’s (DAR) El Paso Chapter, Stoddert-del Norte, celebrated NSDAR’s National Day of Service by restoring a local historical marker. To honor the anniversary of DAR’s founding on October 11, 1890, chapters and individuals are encouraged to engage in meaningful service projects in their communities each year on or around October […]Read More

NMSU researcher explores the ‘dark side’ of social media influence

Do Americans put more stock in what we feel we know rather than actual facts? A New Mexico State University (NMSU) communication studies professor’s recently published study shows the influence of social media on public engagement turns the traditional belief about voter participation on its head. The study points to increased political participation by uninformed […]Read More

El Paso leaders, advocates in the dark about Afghan refugee

While crowded planes take flight from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, local leaders and advocates in El Paso said they are in the dark about what a new Afghan refugee population might mean for the Borderland. Officials from Fort Bliss and the U.S. Department of Defense have said assessment and planning is underway […]Read More

UTEP announces Soccer Promotional Calendar

Officials with UTEP Athletics released the promotional calendar for the six Miner soccer home games. “We are thrilled to have University Field open to everyone,” head coach Kathryn Balogun said. “We missed the packed stands and are eager to play in front of our home crowd!” The home opener is set for Abilene Christian on […]Read More

Texas students’ standardized test scores dropped dramatically during the pandemic,

The COVID-19 pandemic appeared to undo years of improvement for Texas students meeting grade requirements in reading and math, with students who did most of their schooling remotely suffering “significant declines” compared to those who attended in person, according to standardized test results released Monday by the Texas Education Agency. In districts where fewer than […]Read More