• January 17, 2021

Staff Report

Staff Reports are just that, Staff Reporting the news. No skew, no opinion just the news. We pride ourselves on making sure that we bring you the news as soon as it is published, submitted or sent to us. No need to have a reporter rewrite or give their opinion. The facts or information, nothing more.

1st Armored Division announces death of Noncommissioned Officer

Sunday afternoon, officials with the 1st Armored Division (1AD) announced the death of a noncommissioned officer at Fort Bliss. 27 year old Staff Sgt. John D.S. Bailey was found dead on January  14, in an on-post residence on Fort Bliss. Staff Sgt. Bailey was pronounced dead by Fort Bliss Department of Emergency Services personnel. “We […]Read More


Sunday Covid-19 Update: 106,677 Total cases; Recoveries at 69,048 with

This story will be updated as new information arrives from area government offices, school districts, and other organizations regarding their Coronavirus (COVID-19) preparations and guidelines. City Resources & FAQ  |   Direct link to ALL city closures  |  Department of Health Information site ***(1/17/2021) Sunday morning, DPH officials reported 359 new cases; and, staff will also be reporting […]Read More

Gallery+Story: Miners dump North Texas 62-52

UTEP women’s basketball (6-5, 3-3 C-USA) dished the top team in Conference USA its first loss in league play on Saturday with a 62-52 victory over North Texas (8-3, 5-1) in front of 261 fans in attendance at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso. The Miners were led by a pair of sophomores as […]Read More

THC votes to recommend Downtown El Paso’s inclusion in National

After a 9-0 vote by the members of the State Board of Review of the Texas Historical Commission (TCH), El Paso County’s request that Downtown El Paso become a National Register Historic District was approved Saturday morning. As part of El Paso County’s proposed Downtown Historic District, almost 300 properties – including properties within the […]Read More

Miners start hot, North Texas pulls away late to win

DENTON, Texas – After a lackluster effort, UTEP came back the next day with a better performance. However North Texas used a late run to complete its sweep with a 74-65 victory on Saturday afternoon at the Super Pit. After dismal shooting on Friday night, the Miners (6-6, 2-4 Conference USA) got off to a hot […]Read More

Hunt School of Nursing Class of 2022 presented with White

The Hunt School of Nursing Class of 2022, made up of 78 students, received their first white coats during a ceremony at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso on Friday, January 15. “Every White Coat Ceremony is important, but during the COVID-19 pandemic it’s even more important to recognize these new nursing students,” said Stephanie […]Read More

Gallery+Story: UTEP falls to North Texas 67-59

UTEP women’s basketball (5-5, 2-3 C-USA) fell to Conference USA foe North Texas (8-2, 5-0 C-USA) by a score of 67-59 on Friday night in front of 286 fans at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso. The Miners shot 41 percent from the field, but UTEP’s woes from the behind the three-point line continued […]Read More

El Paso Electric announces plan for gradual return to Standard

El Paso Electric (EPE) officials announced Friday afternoon that the utility will resume its standard billing, payment and collection practices in the coming weeks while keeping flexible payment options available for customers in need. “No one at EPE wants to see a customer disconnected for nonpayment and that is why we are asking our customers […]Read More

North Texas trounces UTEP 63-33

DENTON, Texas – North Texas held UTEP to 21.6 percent shooting from the floor and ran away with a 63-33 victory on Friday night at the Super Pit. “Give [North Texas] a lot of credit. They did a really good job at defending tonight,” third-year UTEP Head Coach Rodney Terry said. “Early on, we had some […]Read More

UTEP to Start COVID-19 vaccination of Faculty, Staff and current

The University of Texas at El Paso announced Friday that the school will administer nearly 1,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine next week to current students, faculty and staff. “We are grateful to be able to take care of our faculty, staff and students in this way,” said UTEP President Heather Wilson. “As the […]Read More