• October 19, 2020

Jay Koester

Jay’s Journal Since graduating from the University of Kansas in 1994, Jay Koester has been a journalist in San Diego, Calif., Salem, Ore., and, finally, El Paso. FULL BIO

Jay’s Journal: The Taco Thief, tap water and El Paso

In El Paso, the crime headlines can be a bit absurd. The criminals in El Paso are so low key that you get breaking news headlines like the one KLAQ tweeted out this week, “El Paso Police searching for taco thief.” Hide your kids, folks, there’s a taco thief on the loose! Reading the story […]Read More

El Paso readers lose with departure of newspaper copy desk

The El Paso Times’ announcement that all page-design and copy-editing work for the newspaper was moving to Phoenix, Arizona, next month was short and to the point. There would be a “reduction of about 15 positions” as part of parent company Gannett’s move to centralize page production, but don’t worry, the CEO said, “We will […]Read More

Jay Koester: El Paso is…

El Paso is something different every day of the week. The city offers a diversity of experiences that is truly amazing. On one day, my young nieces and nephews drop by. I’m shown a lot of memes on their iPhones, and I hear a lot of jokes, some cheesy, some ribald. Then part of the […]Read More