• April 22, 2021

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Op-Ed: OST programs are essential to children and are now

If there was ever any doubt that learning and youth development doesn’t take place outside of the classroom, the COVID-19 pandemic has made this even more real for parents. As parents navigate distance learning, they often have to find resources to help their kids – whether it is online tutoring, programs to keep their kids […]Read More

EPISD’s Austin High School to get local historical designation marker

El Paso Independent School District Trustees took the first step toward securing an official historical designation from the state of Texas for the beautiful Austin High School campus. On Tuesday, the Board unanimously approved the purchase and installation of local historical marker from the El Paso County Historical Commission’s Markers Committee at the Austin campus. […]Read More

Video: Jud Burgess of Brave Books deep dives into Dr.

Is Dr. Seuss a racist? You decide. Jud Burgess discusses the fallout of the recent decision to discontinue six of Dr. Seuss’s beloved children’s books. Six of Dr. Seuss’ older children’s books were just discontinued because of perceived racism/ignorance/insensitivity to various cultures. “This I believe is a discussion that needs to be had amongst ourselves […]Read More

A Look Back: Monster Movie Mayhem in Midtown El Paso!

I was young, and didn’t care about going to the movies by myself, especially if it was a monster movie. If my friends weren’t around I would just catch the bus from the intersection of Paisano and Hammett. Part of the thrill was the bragging rights – and the wait for Monday morning to tell […]Read More

The Heart of the Borderland Rainbow Center

The heart of the BRC, I believe, can be found in the programs and services we offer to our community. During the COVID-19 pandemic, although our physical doors are closed, our heart is still open and continues to serve the needs of the LGBTQ+ community. I was hired as the Program Director in late May […]Read More

NY Army National Guard bomb disposal experts train at Ft.

Glenville, NY — Eighteen New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 1108th Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) said goodbye to their families during a ceremony held at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Glenville on February 13. The Soldiers departed for Fort Bliss, Texas on Valentin’s Day, February 14. They will train there for […]Read More