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Crews battling fires in the Lincoln, Gila National Forests

Fire crews are battling fires in both the Lincoln and Gila National Forest Friday afternoon. The first fire, named the Bensen Fire, was reported around 2:00 pm.

Thirty Miners Garner C-USA Medals for Academic Excellence

Thirty UTEP student athletes have earned Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medals for the 2013-14 academic year.

Miners set to host Middle Tennessee in softball

The UTEP softball team returns to Conference USA action as it will play a three-game series against Middle Tennessee April 12 and 13. Saturday’s doubleheader will start at 2 p.m.

NMSU changes time of games for softball series

Due to high winds expected for Saturday, April 12, the New Mexico State softball series against Bakersfield will now have a double header played on Friday, April 11 and one game on Saturday, April 12.

El Paso County Sheriff child support roundup

El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles and local constables have arrested 10 El Paso County parents who violated court orders requiring them to pay child support.

Miners, Aggies to compete at the UTEP Invitational

The UTEP and New Mexico State track and field programs are set to compete in the UTEP Invitational on Saturday starting at 10 a.m. with the women’s hammer throw and running events at 2 p.m. at Kidd Field.

UTEP basketball camps to return this summer

Registration is underway now for the 2014 edition of UTEP Men’s Basketball Camp!

Montana Vista wastewater public meeting

The Office of State Representative Mary E. González is continuing efforts to coordinate the Montana Vista Wastewater Project.

Chihuahuas close out series with win over Tacoma

The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Tacoma Rainiers 5-2 Thursday, sealing a series win at Cheney Stadium.

CBP to staff extra agents at El Paso ports of entry for Easter

According to Customs and Border Protection officials, Holy Week and Easter is the busiest time for all El Paso ports of entry.

LCPD searching for group of teens suspected of stabbing man

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information in a stabbing that required a 19-year-old man to be airlifted to University Medical Center in El Paso Thursday night.

Old drilling logs help researchers map brackish water

Daniel Ortuño pulled a small piece of Texas history from a shelf in a building at the University of Texas at Austin. The yellowing piece of paper said that on Dec. 19, 1951, John L.

Chimpanzees escape!

A group of seven chimpanzees at the Kansas City Zoo got the briefest taste of freedom on Thursday afternoon, before being lured back into their enclosure with a more familiar taste: dinner and dessert.

Anthony, NM residents invited to Spring Community Clean-up

If you have any junk you want to get rid of, you are in luck. The City of Anthony, New Mexico is inviting its residents to this year's Spring Community Clean-up.