• September 29, 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.

El Paso Zoo staff mourns loss of Ivan the Amur

Sunday afternoon, officials with the El Paso Zoo announced the loss of their 21-year old Amur leopard, Ivan.   “The El Paso Zoo is very sad to say goodbye to Ivan, but thankful we were able to provide him with a long life,” said El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Director Joe Montisano “It is […]Read More

Gallery: Foster School of Medicine’s Class of 2024 Receives White

The Foster School of Medicine Class of 2024 received their first white coats as part of the time-honored White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, September 26.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this was the first year that the medical school’s deans did not place the coats on the future doctors. Following social distancing protocols, each of the […]Read More

Gallery+Story: Locomotive FC keeps 4 Point lead over NM United

El Paso Locomotive FC (8-2-4, 28 points) monopolized a scoreless draw against a lackluster New Mexico United on Saturday in front of 1,669 fans at Southwest University Park. Despite outclassing their regional rivals, Los Locos couldn’t find the back of the net to secure the full three points. “I don’t know how happy I am yet; I’m […]Read More

Miners down Warhawks 31-6; UTEP now 3-1

UTEP played a near flawless first half in rolling to a 24-0 lead, then continued to keep ULM at bay in moving to 3-1 on the season with a 31-6 victory on Saturday at Malone Stadium. The Miners, off to their best start in 10 years, had a 300-yard passer (Gavin Hardison-302 yards), 100-yard rusher […]Read More

El Paso High student tests positive for COVID-19

Officials with the El Paso Independent School District announced Saturday that a student who was on campus Friday, September 25 at El Paso High School tested positive for COVID-19. As outlined in EPISD’s School Reopening Guidelines, the District has notified all students and personnel who may have been in the same areas on campus. “The […]Read More

El Paso’s own Benjamin Alire Sáenz wins Texas Institute of

El Paso Author Benjamin Alire Sáenz has been named the winner of the Texas Institute of Letters’ prestigious Lon Tinkle Award for Lifetime Achievement. “Benjamin Sáenz is one of the most acclaimed and important writers from Texas,” TIL President Sergio Troncoso said. “With a sense of joy and excitement, the TIL council voted unanimously to […]Read More

El Paso Community College Honors Hispanic Mentors

The El Paso Community College (EPCC) Hispanic Heritage Committee hosted a Mentor’s Recognition on Friday, September 25 as part of series of the 19th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. This year’s theme is Hispanics: Be Proud of your Past and Embrace the Future. “The Diversity and Inclusion Programs Office strives to foster and promote cultural awareness and […]Read More

El Paso native included in top 50 influencer list

Jewish National Fund-USA’s (JNF-USA) Chief Executive Officer and El Paso native, Russell F. Robinson, has been included in The Jerusalem Post’s annual “50 Most Influential Jews of 2020.” According to The Jerusalem Post, this year’s list strived to showcase the diversity of the Jewish People while highlighting individuals from all walks of life – government, […]Read More

El Paso ISD delays reopening following sharp rise in COVID-19

Friday, the El Paso ISD Administration announced that the district would be delaying the reopening of campuses due to the rising rate of COVID-19 cases in El Paso County. According to district officials, in the last week alone, the rate has steadily risen each day to almost 8 percent as of Thursday, September 24. The […]Read More