• October 22, 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.

Covid-19 surge forces Fabens ISD to close for 5 days

Officials with the Fabens Independent School District announced Friday afternoon that the district will close from October 19 through 23, due to the rise of COVID-19 numbers in the county of El Paso and the Fabens community. According to FISD, remote instruction will continue during this closure. Officials asked that students and staff to follow […]Read More

TxDoT, Connect10 projects, detours, closures for week of October 18

Work continues on area roadways, including an upcoming 27-hour closure and long-term closure for the I-10 Connect project Southbound traffic on Interstate 110, the short freeway spur connecting US 54 to the Bridge of the Americas, will be detoured nightly next week and for much of the following weekend. The closures are necessary as crews […]Read More

EPCC Foundation, McDonald’s award ten El Paso Scholarships

On Friday, officials with El Paso Community College (EPCC) Foundation and McDonald’s announced the names of students granted the El Paso Scholarship for the 2020-21 school year. Valerie Avila, Juan Barraza, Briana Bernal, Krystal De Anda, Desiree Frias, Ingrid Garcia, Josh Hernandez, Gabriel Huerta, Angel Rios and Maria Rubio were the recipients of the McDonald’s […]Read More

El Paso-area Coronavirus Archive Stories: September 2020

This archive page of our El Paso-area Coronavirus Information has releases and information from September. For the most recent health developments on COVID-19, please visit our up-to-the-minute page; for official info, click below. Center for Disease Control (CDC)   |   World Health Organization    |    City of El Paso Department of Public Health ***ARCHIVE CONTENT FOLLOWS*** ***(9/30/2020) […]Read More

UTEP Football game postponed due to COVID-19 cases on Southern

UTEP officials announced Friday morning that this Saturday’s Miner football game versus Southern Miss has been postponed after the Golden Eagle football team experienced an increase in COVID-19 cases. “We are concerned about the Southern Miss team and hope they get healthy and return to play soon,” UTEP coach Dana Dimel said.  “We were excited […]Read More

Governor Abbott appoints El Pasoan Rebeca Huddle to Texas Supreme

Thursday morning, Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference in El Paso to announce his appointment of Rebeca Huddle to the Texas Supreme Court. “I am proud to appoint Rebeca Huddle to the Texas Supreme Court,” said Governor Abbott. “Rebeca’s story truly represents the American dream. She is a first generation American whose tireless work […]Read More

UTEP President Heather Wilson releases statement on area’s Covid-19 surge

After city and county leaders announced a return to tougher guidelines in light of the Covid-19 surge, UTEP President Heather Wilson released the following statement regarding the university’s disposition and updating the community on their measures. “UTEP leadership continues to monitor the public health situation in El Paso daily and maintains close communication with City […]Read More

Ysleta ISD extends October intersession, TEA waiver approved

A day after some of the region’s largest school districts announced the extension of their Fall intersessions, officials with Ysleta ISD announced Thursday afternoon that their October intersession would be extended as well. Via a Thursday afternoon news release, officials announced the move, after authorization from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) arrived. The decision effectively […]Read More

Vertical 1 Communications honored by SBA as ‘Family Owned Business

Officials with El Paso’s Vertical 1 Communications announced that it was recently recognized by the El Paso District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) during its annual National Small Business Week event. Cecilia Araceli Dominguez and Nicolas Dominguez, Sr., founders of Vertical 1, received the award for Family Owned Business of the Year.  […]Read More