Positively El Paso

YISD students learn about solar energy and water

A camp all about water and solar energy. The Environmental Science Academy at Ysleta High School took science to the next level.

El Paso's generosity makes a splash

Earlier this week, a call for help went out on Facebook for a group of kids at El Paso's Center Against Family Violence. The kids were in need of swimsuits so that they could go swimming at El Paso's City Pools.

Peter Frampton coming to the Sun City

A popular Grammy award winning musician will be showing us the way this fall.

Farmer's market celebrates 4th seasonal opening day

La Mujer Obrera, a local women’s empowerment and advocacy center is celebrating their 4th Seasonal Opening of the Mayapan Farmers’ Market on Saturday, June 28, 2014.

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).