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October, 2017

  • 23 October

    TxDoT/GO10 Closures for Week of October 23rd

    Consecutive closures are scheduled for the massive Go10 project on the city’s westside, starting tomorrow. For five days, the Resler On-Ramp to I-10 East will be closed from 9 pm Tuesday, Oct. 24 until 6 …

  • 20 October

    Downtown Running of the Bulls 5k Set for Saturday

    The Downtown Management District’s Inaugural Running of the Bulls 5k fun run is set to break loose on Saturday morning, October 21st in Downtown El Paso. Participants will have access to a BBQ brunch following the …

  • 20 October

    Iconic El Paso Fashion Store ‘Tres Mariposas’ Closing

    When Tres Mairposas owner Nan Napier recently posted a message on the fashion store’s Facebook page about a going out of business sale, customers were saddened by the news. “Thank you for being El Paso’s …

  • 20 October

    El Paso Film Commission Announces New Film Commission Coordinator

    Destination El Paso announced Friday that Drew Mayer-Oakes has been named Film Commission Coordinator for the Visit El Paso division. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Drew to the team. His experience and knowledge …

  • 20 October

    EPCC Administrator Receives TASFAA Hall of Fame Award

    Raul Lerma, El Paso Community College (EPCC) Interim Vice-President of Student Services received the Texas Association of Student Financial Aid Association (TASFAA) Hall of Fame Award. “Mr. Lerma has been an outstanding advocate for our …

  • 19 October

    TxDoT Plans Closures on Loop375 to Remove Toll Equipment

    Contractors will be removing tolling equipment along Loop 375, requiring a Full Closure of the loop Thursday night into Friday morning, and again on Monday. During the weekend, lanes will be closed – times and …

  • 19 October

    Child Crisis Center Seeking Food, Hygiene Product Donations

    The Child Crisis Center of El Paso is asking for the public’s help, as their food pantry is running low on supplies. According the the center’s facebook page, any and all food donations, as well …

  • 19 October

    Museum of Archaeology Celebrates International Archaeology Day

    The El Paso Museum of Archaeology invites the public to celebrate International Archaeology Day at the museum from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 21. “Texas Archaeology Month and International Archaeology Day provide us …

  • 18 October

    Church’s Chicken To Give Free Meals to Community Heroes

    Church’s Chicken announced Tuesday the launch of their new program, ahead of Veterans Day,  to honor Community Heroes by way of a free meal. All community heroes in the El Paso area will be thanked for …

  • 16 October

    Free HIV Testing Set for National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

    More than 2,000 residents are currently living with HIV in El Paso County, and of those newly diagnosed, 90 percent are Hispanic/Latinx. In order to reduce these statistics, the City of El Paso Department of …

  • 16 October

    Two More Socorro ISD Campuses to Open Little Free Libraries

    Vista del Sol Elementary and SPC Rafael Hernando Middle will have ceremonies to open their Little Free Libraries, making them the eighth and ninth schools, respectfully, that offer these outdoor libraries in the Socorro Independent …

  • 15 October

    TxDoT/Go10 Closures & Detours for Week of October 15th

    More changes are coming to the West El Paso work zone known as I-10, as crews prepare for some major work in the next few weeks. The two 27-hour closures of I-10 on October 29 …

  • 14 October

    Paso del Norte School Counselor named Finalist for National Award

    Cristina Nuñez, counselor at Paso del Norte School, was selected as one of the six finalists for the 2018 National School Counselor of the Year Award by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). The award …

  • 13 October

    Video: Your City in 5 – Week Ending 10/13

    In this edition, Host Rick Isaias brings you information on: • Community input sought on Cohen Stadium • Eastside library processes U.S. passports • Chalk the Block continues to grow • Run with the bulls …

  • 13 October

    EPCC Board Chair Elected to National Post

    Art Fierro, Board Chair for El Paso Community College, was recently elected to be the Diversity Committee Representative for the Western Region for the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). The Diversity Committee ensures leadership …