• June 12, 2021

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Op-Ed: Not an America First President

The Biden administration has just added another layer of confusion (tentacle) to deal with the illegal immigration crisis they created. In their rush to obliterate anything President Trump did for his “America First” agenda, Biden failed to understand or just didn’t care about the immediate catastrophic impact at our border once construction of the wall […]Read More

Op-Ed: The pandemic has been tough on youth. Summer programs

As a 4th generation Girl Scout, I know firsthand the transformative power that this program has on young girls in the Paso del Norte region. While the data on outcomes is impressive – higher self-esteem, healthier life choices, stronger academics – the proof is really seen in the girls. We witness youngsters that come to […]Read More

EPISD Education Foundation awards Classroom Impact Grants

Twenty-five educators will get a little help from the EPISD Education Foundation next school year to implement innovative lessons in their classrooms. The Foundation this week announced the winners of its annual Classroom Impact Grant designed to support effective teaching and learning throughout the District. A total of $20,000 were awarded. The teachers applied for […]Read More

Sergeant Major of the Army visits Fort Bliss

Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston visited Soldiers on Fort Bliss, Texas, May 11. During the visit, Grinston engaged with students of the Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Center of Excellence; held a military spouse quality of life town hall; held a local media engagement to discuss quality of life initiatives to support Soldiers; conducted a […]Read More

Fort Bliss’ 1AD bids farewell to deputy commanding general

FORT BLISS  – Maj. Gen. Sean Bernabe, senior commander, 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss hosted a retreat ceremony to bid farewell to Brig. Gen. Matthew Eichburg, deputy commanding general-operations, on May 12. The retreat ceremony is a tradition as old as the U.S. Army itself, signaling an end to the work day and, in […]Read More

Op-Ed: Sun Metro – Go Electric with $48M in COVID

Sun Metro’s plan for the use of almost $48M in COVID stimulus to purchase methane gas fueled buses and the associated infrastructure is shortsighted. A movement toward electric buses would improve air quality, reduce carbon emissions, and better position El Paso for funding connected to Biden’s American Jobs Plan and a potential Green New Deal. […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso faculty use health education to reduce cancer

Cervical cancer was once the leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States; however, in the past 40 years, cervical cancer cases and fatalities have declined thanks to an increase in screening methods and education. With a goal of treating and preventing cervical cancer in the Borderland, physicians and researchers at Texas […]Read More