• September 27, 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.

Irvin High student tests positive for COVID-19

Thursday morning, officials with the El Paso Independent School District announced that a student who had been on campus and had contact with students and staff at Irvin High School tested positive for COVID-19. “We hope for a speedy recovery for the student,” said Superintendent Juan E. Cabrera. “We will continue to monitor the health […]Read More

UTEP-led research team aims to understand impacts of Hybridization; Awarded

A team of researchers from multiple institutions led by Philip Lavretsky, Ph.D., assistant professor in The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Biological Sciences, was awarded nearly $1 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance ongoing research to understand the adaptive impacts of hybridization between wild and domesticated animal […]Read More

City: Micro-Grant Program opens for Local Artists, Small Cultural Organizations

Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) Cultural Funding Program officials announced a temporary Micro-Grant Program for local artists and small non-profit arts and cultural organizations. “El Paso’s artists and non-profit cultural organizations are a major part of our vibrancy and one of the many drivers of our local economy,” said Cultural Affairs and Recreation Director Ben […]Read More

W. Silver Recycling relocates El Paso Office to WestStar Tower

Wednesday afternoon, officials with Hunt Companies and WestStar announced that W. Silver Recycling, one of North America’s largest industrial recyclers, will locate at WestStar Tower.  Officials say that W. Silver has purchased the 15th floor of the new 20-story tower overlooking Downtown El Paso. “W. Silver is looking forward to relocating our headquarters to WestStar […]Read More

Wholesale Lumber Company honored with 2020 Beacon Award for Community

Wholesale Lumber Company of Clint was one of 10 retailers honored as Beacon Award winners for 2020. “Wholesale Lumber Company is more than worthy of its inclusion in this year’s class of honorees,” stated Chris Jensen, editor, founder, principal of The Hardware Connection, the hardware industry’s leading digital publication. “Owner Joe Burks’ passion for the […]Read More

El Paso-area ISDs, U.S. Census Bureau team up for Census

On Thursday, all nine school districts in El Paso County, the Paso del Norte Complete Count Committee, and the U.S. Census Bureau join efforts for a County-wide Census Takeover Day and Telethon. “This will encourage students’ families to self-respond and help shape a better future for all school families,” census officials stated via a news […]Read More