• June 15, 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.

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

Proposals for Santa Teresa Census being sought

Doña Ana County is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide census services for the proposed incorporation of Santa Teresa, N.M. On July 14, 2015, a petition for the proposed incorporation of Santa Teresa was filed in the Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office. On July 15, 2015, the clerk’s office staff determined that 216 valid […]Read More

Chihuahuas sweep Sounds; Trail Las Vegas by one game

  The El Paso Chihuahuas won their seventh consecutive game Tuesday, defeating the Nashville Sounds 9-4. The Chihuahuas won all four games in Nashville, completing their third series sweep of the season. Alex Dickerson hit a solo home run in the top of the first inning, his 12th of the year. Dickerson, who hit an […]Read More

EPISD Teachers get ready for the start of school

From staff development to setting up classrooms, El Paso Independent School District teachers are back and ready for the 2015-16 school year and the 60,000 plus students coming back to school Aug. 24. Staff development kicked off last week for new teachers with sessions geared to introduce key EPISD personnel, learn about the District’s Strategic […]Read More

Four arrested for allegedly selling pirated music at Bronco Swap

El Paso Police arrest four people for allegedly selling pirated music at a well-known Lower Valley swap meet. According to the El Paso Police Department, officers from the Mission Valley Regional Command, assisted by Investigators with the Recording Industry Association of America, made the arrests on Saturday morning at Bronco Swap Meet located at 8404 Alameda. […]Read More

Traffic Stop thwarts illegal immigrant smuggling attempt

U.S. Border Patrol agents working in southern New Mexico rescued four immigrants from a potentially deadly situation. Early Monday, August 17th, Border Patrol agents from Lordsburg conducted a traffic stop near the Arizona state line. According to officials, agents were alerted to suspicious activity in an area known for illicit activity due to remoteness of the […]Read More

Sierra Providence Health Network announces free seminars

El Paso, TX – Sierra Providence Health Network is offering free seminars on various topics including: Maternity Tours, Chair Aerobics, Infant Care, and Weight Loss. Please call 577-SPHN (7746) to register for classes. All classes are FREE. * Maternity Tours: Please join us for tours of patient rooms, the neonatal intensive care unit, family waiting area, […]Read More

Hanks HS grad takes 1st at FBLA National Competition

J. M. Hanks High School graduate Brandon Walter, from the class of 2015, won 1st Place at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Chicago, IL in July. Brandon, who won in the Networking Concepts Competition, was a first-time member and competitor when he competed against 200 of the top students […]Read More