• January 17, 2022

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Jails refused to hold thousands of immigrants for Feds

More than 18,000 times over the past two years, local jails across the country have failed to hand over deportable immigrants to federal authorities, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement records obtained by The Texas Tribune. The largest number by far of what the agency calls “declined detainers” was recorded in California — more […]Read More

Is Texas Building Too Many Medical Schools?

Blair Cushing is just the kind of doctor Texas needs. She’s training to be a family physician, one of the most sought-after types of practitioner in the state. And she wants to work near the U.S. border with Mexico, one of Texas’ most medically underserved areas. But after graduating from the University of North Texas […]Read More

UTEP Coach Kugler announces staffing changes

UTEP football head coach Sean Kugler announced staffing changes on Thursday. Heading the UTEP offense will be coordinator Brent Pease. Pease joins the Miners with 25 years of coaching experience, he worked with Chris Petersen eight seasons and most recently was the wide receivers coach at Washington. Also on the offensive side of the ball, […]Read More

Public Service Board approves EPWU budget; Rates set to rise

During Wednesday morning’s regularly scheduled Public Service Board (PSB) meeting, members approved the 2016-17 budget for the El Paso Water Utilities (EPWU.) The budget, first proposed last November, includes expenses for the EPWU’s water, stormwater, wastewater ad reclaimed water project. EPWU released the following statement: “At today’s January meeting, the Public Service Board approved El Paso Water […]Read More

Honorary Doctorate bestowed on Internal Medicine Professor

Jerzy Sarosiek, M.D., Ph.D., AGAF, FACG, professor of medicine and vice chair for research in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine was recently bestowed with an honorary doctorate (Doctor Honoris Causa) from his alma mater, the Medical University of Bialystok […]Read More

EPFD Firefighters return from live-fire training in Utah

El Paso Firefighters headed north for specialized training in Utah, keeping their skills sharp when it comes to fighting an aircraft fire. Station 32, also known as the Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Division (ARFF), went to Salt Lake City, Utah for their annual live fire training. “ARFF firefighters are required to participate in an annual […]Read More

UTEP awarded $25k grant from Obama Study Abroad Initiative

A proposal by The University of Texas at El Paso has been selected as an Innovation Grant winner in 100,000 Strong in the Americas Competition #9: Promoting Study Abroad in Engineering, Physics, Geology and Geophysics. The White House, U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators made the announcement […]Read More

Deputies capture one of two escaped sex offenders

El Paso County Sheriff’s’ Office announced Wednesday morning that one of the two escaped sex offenders has been captured. EPCSO officials say that deputies captured Timothy Sherwood. He was taken into custody and booked into the Downtown Detention Facility as of 12-21-2015 by the El Paso Police Department. Sherwood was charged additionally with Sex Offenders Duty to […]Read More