• October 26, 2020

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.

Clint ISD staffers kick off school year; Bell schedule released

More than 1700 Clint Independent School District employees kicked off the 2015-2016 school year during the district’s annual convocation August 17th. The annual ceremony celebrated the start of a new academic year. Keynote speakers included School Board President James R. Pendell and Superintendent of Schools Juan I. Martinez. Assistant Superintendents of Elementary and Secondary Education, Esther […]Read More

NMSU Volleyball Picked 2nd in Preseason Poll; 3 Aggies on

DENVER – The Western Athletic Conference volleyball coaches have selected the New Mexico State volleyball team to finish second in the WAC regular-season after receiving 40 total points and two first-place votes. Missouri-Kansas City was picked to win the WAC regular-season crown in 2015. The Aggies also had three student-athletes voted on to the Preseason […]Read More

CBP Officers seize cocaine at El Paso Port of Entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the El Paso port of entry seized 10.25 pounds of cocaine Tuesday. The estimated street value of the seized contraband is $328,000. “CBP personnel used a variety of tools and techniques to identify this drug load,” said Beverly Good, CBP El Paso Port […]Read More

Name change announced for local hospital group

Wednesday morning, officials with the Sierra Providence Health Network announced to community leaders, staff, physicians and city council members that they are now The Hospitals of Providence. The largest hospital system in El Paso renamed its hospitals and medical facilities as part of a renewed commitment to moving health forward in the El Paso Community as a unified system. […]Read More

Football Fan Day to be Held at Minerpalooza

UTEP football will hold its annual “Fan Appreciation Day” on Friday, Aug. 28 in conjunction with the ever-popular Minerpalooza. A pep rally that will feature the UTEP football team, men’s and women’s basketball teams, Marching Miners, UTEP Cheerleaders and the Golddiggers will begin at 6:45 p.m. (MT) in the P-9 parking lot (right next to […]Read More

Six new cases of West Nile Virus reported; 3 found

Recent rains and high temperatures are believed to be factors in a recent jump in the number of West Nile virus (WNV) cases being reported in the El Paso area. This week the Department of Public Health confirmed an additional six cases of the mosquito-borne disease in the area. This brings the total number of […]Read More

El Paso Public Library offers information to help young children,

During the month of September, the El Paso Public Library will highlight the many free and low-cost services available to El Paso families which can help improve the cognitive and social development of young children. As part of the Family Place Library Program, local professionals who serve as resources for parents will emphasize the role […]Read More

Lane closures on Mesa, Carolina as projects advance

The City of El Paso will close one lane of vehicle traffic on Mesa Street and another on Carolina Drive in order to complete two construction projects.  While no routes will be detoured, Sun Metro may experience delays in these areas. Staff will monitor the area and assist passengers as needed. One northbound lane of Mesa […]Read More

Education Commissioner ends state oversight of EPISD

State oversight of the El Paso Independent School District will end on Monday, Aug. 24, with the exit of state-appointed monitor Fred Liner, Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams said in a letter to Superintendent Juan Cabrera Liner, a former Region 19 Education Service Center administrator, had been the District’s monitor since May, when he was tasked […]Read More

Training helps SISD nurses learn more about diabetes

Sixty nurses from the Socorro Independent School District participated in a daylong training on diabetes at the District Service Center. The Diabetes Academy, sponsored by Novo Nordisk, showed the medical staff the recent changes in treating the disease. “We deal with a lot of kids with diabetes,” said Rebecca Madrid, the district’s nurse manager of […]Read More