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October, 2017

  • 13 October

    El Paso Community College Assists Veteran-Owned Businesses

    El Paso Community College (EPCC) Contract Opportunity Center’s Veterans Business Conference returns for the 12th straight year. The conference is scheduled for Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Centennial Banquet and Conference …

  • 13 October

    Community Meeting Set for Eastside Regional Family Aquatics Center

    The City of El Paso’s Capital Improvement Department is hosting a community meeting to provide residents with information on the final design of Eastside Regional Family Aquatics Center. The aquatic center project, which is nearly …

  • 13 October

    El Paso Museum of Archaeology Celebrates its 40th Anniversary Sunday

    The El Paso Museum of Archaeology (EPMArch) first opened its doors on October 12, 1977 during the administration of Mayor Don Henderson. To celebrate, the museum will host a family day on Sunday, October 15, 2017, …

  • 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

    El Paso Community College Awarded $327k NIH Grant

    El Paso Community College (EPCC) was awarded a grant in the amount of $327,501 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the project Rise to the Challenge Bridge which is a collaborative effort between …

  • 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 …

  • 13 October

    NMSU’s Arrowhead Center Receives Grant for Entrepreneurship Education

    Arrowhead Center, the entrepreneurship and innovation hub at New Mexico State University, has received a new two-year grant to support entrepreneurship education in New Mexico. The NMSU Foundation was awarded $350,000 from the Colorado-based Daniels …

  • 12 October

    Rick “Mardi Gras” Madrigal’s Truck Finds a New Home on Saturday

    Friends and family of Richard “Mardi Gras” Madrigal will gather this Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at Luxer Motors, 9725 Montana Avenue, to draw a winner in the “Win Mardi Gras’ Ride” raffle. …

  • 11 October

    Coronado FFA Students Take Top Prizes at State Fair

    The Coronado High School FFA program continued its tradition of excellence at this year’s Southern New Mexico State Fair, earning top prizes in several categories. “I am very proud of our students,” said Jenn Matejcek, …

  • 11 October

    Cruz Outraises O’Rourke in Third Quarter

    After getting outraised by his Democratic opponent earlier this year, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas appears to have regained fundraising momentum from U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso. In the third quarter, Cruz raised over $2 million …

  • 11 October

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Hosts Annual Haunted House

    Sheriff Richard Wiles, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, and Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 2005 will be hosting their 8th Annual Haunted House this Halloween season. The haunted house will be held at the El …

  • 11 October

    NMSU Library Hosts Patent, Trademark Public Learning Session

    Entrepreneurs, innovators and any others interested in intellectual property will have a unique opportunity on Tuesday, October 17 when patent and trademark experts deliver a comprehensive public learning session at New Mexico State University. The …

  • 11 October

    Socorro ISD’s Marchfest 2017 to be Streamed Live via Herald-Post

    As part of the Herald-Post’s mission to promote and educate the community on events throughout the Borderland region, and to support the schools and students from around our area, we are pleased to announce a …

  • 11 October

    UTEP Awarded $25K for U.S.-Mx Higher Ed Partnership for Workforce Development

    The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators recently announced the University of Texas at El Paso as one of the latest 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation …

  • 11 October

    Area Students Get Ready to Compete in STEAMx Saturday

    Workforce Solutions Borderplex (WSB), along with community partners and sponsors, is proud to launch ten STEAMx (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) competitions. This year WSB is launching ten unique project-based high school student competitions. …