• June 13, 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.

Locomotive splits points with Switchbacks FC 1-1

El Paso Locomotive earned a point on a 1-1 draw with Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC at Southwest University Park on Saturday. Defender Macca King opened his 2021 goal-scoring account with the lone Locomotive goal scored in the night. “It’s what we expected, to be honest,” said Head Coach Mark Lowry, post-game. “We kind of scripted it like that. We should have […]Read More

El Paso County Judge honored with Albert Armendariz Sr. Award

County Judge Ricardo Samaniego was honored Saturday by the El Paso Bar Association and Board of Directors with the Albert Armendariz Sr. Award at the El Paso Bar Association’s Law Day Dinner and Awards Presentation. “I have made it my mission to follow this model during my time as County Judge as we navigated our […]Read More

Chihuahuas down Dodgers in 10 innings 4-3; Win marks 900th

The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Oklahoma City Dodgers 4-3 in 10 innings Saturday. El Paso starter MacKenzie Gore pitched two perfect innings in his first appearance since May 24. Nick Ramirez, James Reeves and James Norwood also pitched scoreless innings for the Chihuahuas. Tucupita Marcano, Patrick Kivlehan and Pedro Florimón all had two hits […]Read More

Cyclists raising awareness for cancer visit Providence Children’s Hospital

During their cross-country 4,000-mile journey to raise awareness for cancer, the Texas 4,000 team of cyclists stopped by Providence Children’s Hospital. “The Texas 4000 2021 team rode roughly 80 miles into El  Paso from Sierra Blanca yesterday,” said Carolina Mendez, a member of the Texas 4000 cycling team. “We are grateful for Providence Children’s Hospital to […]Read More

City keeps Cooling Stations open as extreme heat continues

Officials with the City of El Paso announced that the city-wide Cooling Centers will remain open through Sunday, June 20, as the region continues to face an extreme heat wave with triple-digit temperatures. Health and emergency officials urge the community, especially senior residents, to stay as cool as possible in order to avoid heat-related illnesses. […]Read More

Sold! First seat on Blue Origin’s New Shepard July 20

Saturday morning, Blue Origin concluded the online auction for the very first seat on New Shepard with a winning bid of $28 million. Nearly 7,600 people registered to bid from 159 countries. The launch will take place on July 20th, from Blue Origin’s facility just north of Van Horn, located 120 miles east of El Paso. […]Read More

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Saturday Covid-19 Update: 58.7% Fully/72.1% Partially Vaccinated residents; 136,334 Total

This story will be updated as new information arrives regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). City Resources & FAQ  |  Department of Health Information site **(6/12/2021) VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 876,239 administered | 58.7% fully vaccinated | 72.1% partially vaccinated TOTAL Cases in the region: 136,334 cases (+15) | 2626 Deaths (+0)  |  […]Read More

Flyin’ Miners end 2021 Outdoor Season at NCAA Nationals on

EUGENE, Oregon – The UTEP outdoor track and field team concluded its 2021 season with Sean Bailey and Aleks Hristov competing on Friday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in front of 6,234 spectators at historic Hayward Field. Bailey sustained an injury and didn’t finish the men’s 400m final. The senior from Spanish Town, […]Read More

Canutillo ISD approves stipend for employees

Employees of the Canutillo Independent School District received an unexpected and welcomed monetary surprise on late this week. On Thursday, it was announced that superintendent Dr. Pedro Galaviz and the school board were issuing a one-time retention stipend for the 2020-2021 school year. “We all knew this would be an unprecedented school year and it […]Read More