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Summer outdoor camps held this week

El Paso's Parks and Recreation Department will offer children several summer outdoor camps this week.

Mother's Day makeover big reveal tonight

A dream come true for one local El Pasoan. Angelica Garcia is the lucky winner of our News Channel 9 Mother's Day giveaway, valued at over $4,500 thanks to El Paso Cosmetic Surgery.

Make Plans: 2014 MUTS Independence Day Concert at the Chamizal

The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) is pleased to announce the Music Under the Stars Independence Day Patriotic Concert and Fireworks Spectacular featuring the El Paso Wind Symphony sponsored by GECU.

Cardboard canoe race at UTEP

Staying afloat was today's mission for some area high school students during a very wet cardboard canoe competition.

Gallegos announces grants for UTEP

U.S. Representative Pete P. Gallego (D-Alpine) announced a $475,000 federal grant for migrant workers and family members of seasonal farmworkers to help them earn a GED.

EPCC receives grants for GED training

El Paso Community College (EPCC) Community Education Program has received two grants to give General Educational Development (GED) training. 

Local children's author to hold book signing

His passion for writing has driven one El Pasoan to write books for children in our community.

Zoo after-howlers offers extended summer hours

The El Paso Zoo is excited to announce Zoo After Howlers- extended hour evenings this summer on the 3rd Saturday of each month (June- August). The Zoo will extend its hours until 8:30 p.m. on June 21, July 19 and August 16.

City offers a birds-eye view of San Jacinto Plaza rennovations

Construction began in 2012 at San Jacinto Plaza, but for months the park sat untouched. In January, the second phase of construction began in the park, which is scheduled to be completed by early 2015.

Sun City Craft Beer Fest: Same great taste, new great date

El Paso was treated to its first Beer Fest last year and we are proud to announce that something big is hoppyning again…the Sun City Craft Beer Festival is back for 2014!

UMC receives ACR Accreditation & Gold Seal Award

University Medical Center has again been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast ultrasound as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). 

El Paso Electric unveils new electric car

It's fast - it saves cash - and it's environmentally friendly..

El Pasoans headed to Special Olympic USA Games

More than 150 people—including 121 athletes and 33 coaches—will represent Texas during the Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey in June.

Northeast skate park set to open Thursday

The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department will host a Ribbon Cutting Dedication Ceremony on Thursday, June 12 at 8:00 a.m. for the new Northeast Regional Skate Park, 11270 McCombs Dr. in northeast El Paso.

Southwest University Park, city leaders earn statewide awards

The City of El Paso is the recipient of four prestigious awards by Texas Chapter of the American Public Works Association.