• January 17, 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.

New Shepard mission results in successful demonstration of Crew Capsule

Thursday morning, from their launch facility located 120 miles east of El Paso, Blue Origin successfully completed its 14th mission to space and back for the New Shepard program. Company officials shared that Mission NS-14 featured a crew capsule outfitted with astronaut experience upgrades for upcoming flights with passengers onboard. Also today during ascent, the booster rotated at 2-3 degrees per […]Read More

Ysleta ISD teachers, staff to return to campuses January 19

Officials with the Ysleta Independent School District announced Thursday that, in order to prepare for the return of students to campuses for in-person instruction, all teachers, staff, and full-time employees are required to report to their campuses and departments to resume their normal workday schedules beginning Tuesday, January 19. “The district has not yet set […]Read More

DMD launches ‘Love for Downtown’ Valentine’s Photo Contest

On Thursday, the El Paso Downtown Management District (DMD) launched a new contest for El Pasoans to share what they love about Downtown El Paso (DTEP) for a chance to win amazing Valentine’s inspired prizes from Downtown hotels and businesses. “During these challenging times, it’s important to support our Downtown businesses and reconnect with the […]Read More

UTEP Volleyball Slotted 4th in West in C-USA Poll, Jones

UTEP volleyball was voted to finish fourth in the West Division in the newly formatted 2020-21 Conference USA Preseason Poll, the league announced Thursday afternoon. Senior outside hitter Cheyenne Jones was also selected to the 2020-21 C-USA Preseason Team after earning C-USA All Conference Second Team honors a season ago making her the first Miner […]Read More

NBCUniversal News Group selects UTEP for new partnership to increase

Communication students and faculty members from The University of Texas at El Paso will benefit from a new corporate collaboration with NBCUniversal News Group that will involve internships, training and development programs focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. NBCUniversal News Group, which is comprised of NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC, announced January 14, that UTEP […]Read More

UTEP set to battle defending C-USA Champs North Texas in

UTEP men’s basketball will face one of the league’s top defensive squads when it hits the road to play North Texas on Friday, January 15. UTEP (6-4, 2-2 Conference USA) is coming off a split against Rice. The Miners defeated the Owls in a shootout, 101-89, on Jan. 8, but were edged out the next […]Read More

Eastwood High student wins Congressional App Challenge

Eastwood High School student Jie Chen is the winner of the 2020 Congressional App Challenge Chen’s submission of the Tech Nav app took top spot in the competition; the app helps seniors learn the basics of using a smartphone like WiFi configuration, zooming into the screen, or setting text size and relearn it daily without […]Read More

Paso del Norte Economic Indicators show increase in jobs, Port

According to the most recent report released Thursday morning by the Hunt Institute for Global Competitiveness at The University of Texas at El Paso, employment, trade at the ports of entry and remittances to Juarez all showed an increase last year. The institute’s ‘Paso del Norte Economic Indicators Review’ showed increased employment in November compared […]Read More