• January 21, 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.

Sun Metro awarded Federal Public Transportation COVID-19 Research Grant

Tuesday afternoon, officials with Sun Metro announced  that the transit system is the recipient of a $225,000 grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as part of its Public Transportation COVID-19 Research Program.   “We are extremely grateful to the FTA for this award. The funding is critical during the COVID-19 pandemic in supporting our innovative […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Receives $45k gift from El Paso Electric

Tuesday afternoon, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso received a generous grant from El Paso Electric (EPE) that will go toward the education of future students and support university events and programs that benefit the El Paso community. “Our care and respect for our community that we have proudly served for over 100 […]Read More

Sun Bowl Association, Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl donate $10k

After there were no visitors in El Paso for the annual Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl game, the Sun Bowl Association and the Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl decided to help the local hotel and lodging association by donating $10,000. Executive Director Bernie Olivas and SBA Board President Natalia Flores met with the El Paso […]Read More

UTEP’s Wednesday vaccination clinic postponed

Due to a shipping delay, officials with the University of Texas at El Paso announced that they have been forced to postpone at least one day of their scheduled COVID-19 vaccination clinic. According to the university, they were told they would receive 975 COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday, however the Texas Department of State Health Services notified […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso awarded NIH Funds to explore effects of

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is one of six research centers tasked by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how COVID-19 may have long-term effects on the stomach and other regions of the GI tract. The goal is to determine if COVID-19 affects the stomach of patients who already have […]Read More

Fans can now vote for UTEP Basketball’s 100-Year Team

In honor of the 100th season of Miner men’s basketball, UTEP is asking fans to help pick the Miner Basketball 100-Year Team. Ten players have earned automatic selection to the team by being voted to the UTEP Basketball Centennial Team in 2014: Nate Archibald (1967-70) Jim Barnes (1962-64) Randy Culpepper (2007-11) Antonio Davis (1986-90) Tim […]Read More

Three Matches Canceled for UTEP Tennis

UTEP officials announced that the upcoming tennis match with Western New Mexico, scheduled for this Saturday, January 23 at the El Paso Tennis Club, has been canceled due to positive tests and subsequent contact tracing within the Mustangs’ program.   The Miners’ contests with Abilene Christian and Oral Roberts scheduled for February 6 and 7, respectively, […]Read More

Socorro ISD students, parents invited to virtual Preparing for College

Socorro Independent School District officials are inviting high school students and their parents to attend the virtual Preparing for College Forum to learn about tools and resources they can use to prepare for post-secondary education. The forum, set to run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20,  provides students with important information about […]Read More

Hope Border Institute joins faith groups call for presidents to

Tuesday morning, officials with El Paso’s own Hope Border Institute joined with a network of 340 faith-based, indigenous, and grassroots organizations and religious leaders from Central America, Mexico, and the U.S. in releasing a statement in response to the Honduras refugee crisis. The network, known as ‘The Root Causes Initiative,’ is a new regional network […]Read More