• January 25, 2022

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El Paso Matters, Barracuda PR, EP Community Foundation team up

El Paso Matters is partnering with the El Paso Community Foundation and Barracuda PR to offer a unique celebration of El Paso high school students in the Class of 2020. Known as Commencement 2020, it features more than 30 prominent El Pasoans, who recorded special messages for the Class of 2020. Officials share that their videos will roll out over the […]Read More

El Paso Matters founder Robert Moore a Pulitzer Prize finalist

Thanks to his work as part of the Washington Post team that covered the August 3rd Walmart massacre, journalist Bob Moore is now a Pulitzer Prize Finalist. “I was privileged to help tell El Paso’s story to the world in our darkest time,” said Moore, the award-winning former El Paso Times editor who founded the nonprofit El Paso […]Read More

Workforce Solutions Borderplex & Early Matters El Paso Launch “The

(Workforce Solutions) El Paso has joined the national Best Place for Working Parents® (BPWP) partnership, offering real-time designations to businesses of all sizes whose family-friendly policies qualify through a first-of-its-kind, 3-minute online self-assessment. Workforce Solutions Borderplex (WSB)has partnered with Early Matters El Paso in launching BPWP to offer local business leaders the opportunity to instantly determine whether their […]Read More

El Paso schools struggle with teacher absences as COVID-19 spreads

Sam Ingram had someone unexpected teaching his sixth grade math class last week: Morehead Middle School’s assistant principal was filling in for the absent teacher. El Paso schools are short teachers and substitutes as rising COVID-19 infections, driven by the highly contagious omicron variant, have led to higher staff absences than usual. The El Paso […]Read More

Beto O’Rourke touts underdog status in 1st El Paso gubernatorial

Beto O’Rourke invoked his hometown underdogs Saturday afternoon at his first El Paso campaign event since announcing his run for governor. He spoke of El Paso’s political, civil rights and sports figures who challenged the status quo and won. “We’re a city of underdogs … and that has never before stopped us,” O’Rourke told those […]Read More

UTEP student develops a program for pilots

This summer, Jacob Moreno, a senior at UTEP, spent his time as an intern with the 586th Flight Test Squadron, or FLTS. In the spirit of innovation and accelerating change, Moreno coded a program that automatically deciphers airspace data into a graphical format that aircrew members can view while in flight on their iPad electronic […]Read More

YISD administrator Russell-Garcia honored by statewide group

Bobbi Russell-Garcia, the Chief Human Capital Management Officer at the YISD, was honored Thursday as the recipient of the 2021 Dr. Mary Hopkins Personnel Administrator of the Year by the Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators (TASPA) at its winter conference in Round Rock. Every year during the TASPA Winter Conference, the statewide group honors […]Read More

El Paso’s fall COVID surge driven by unvaccinated

El Paso is seeing another surge in cases of COVID-19 this month with the El Paso Department of Public Health reporting more than 1,400 new cases Sunday through Tuesday, the start of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s reporting week. From Nov. 14-20, the health department reported 2,840 new cases, the highest weekly total […]Read More

Another election is coming Nov. 2. Here’s what you need

Early voting begins next week for the  November 2 uniform election. It’s an off-year for many political offices, but voters will be asked to weigh in on eight statewide ballot measures. Some El Paso County residents will also be able to select their next city of Socorro representative or decide whether to support Canutillo Independent […]Read More

El Paso Democrats return Fort Bliss to House District 79,

El Paso’s Texas House delegation failed to convince their Republican colleagues Tuesday to revise a proposed redistricting plan that pits incumbent El Paso Democrats against one another in next year’s election. The Texas House voted 83-63 along party lines early Wednesday after a marathon 18-hour debate to approve new state legislative boundaries that pair state […]Read More