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Chihuahuas End Trip With 8-7 Loss

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored twice in the ninth inning but left the tying run on base in their 8-7 loss to the Salt Lake Bees at Smith’s Ballpark Monday.

New Army PT uniforms result of Soldier feedback

A new Army Physical Fitness Uniform will become available service-wide, beginning in October next year.

UTEP Camp Alpine: Laufasa brothers taking El Paso by storm

2013 was a breakout season for Darrin Laufasa. The UTEP fullback started seven games as a freshman scoring three touchdowns, two rushing and one receiving. His older brothers took notice and wanted to be a part of it.

Knights began a new season with a new coach

Hanks has a new head football coach in longtime city assistant Kevin Jones in 2014.  Jones takes over for Jeff Cleveland, who took a job in Commerce.  Jones comes with tons of experience, having been an assistant at Coronado and Yslet

First Look: Sun Metro Streetcar Facility

Streetcars that are part of the future El Paso mass transit line will have a home at the Downtown Transfer Center property, according to a recently revealed rendering and floor plan.

Gun permits becoming more common in New Mexico, especially among women

The number of active concealed carry permits in New Mexico increased by about 30 percent during the past two years, according to the latest figures from the Department of Public Safety.

New apartments plan submitted for Downtown property

An empty lot on Magoffin Ave. could soon turn into mixed-use apartments. The plans for a three-story building were submitted to the City Plan Commission on a rezoning application.

Canutillo, Del Valle ranked in THSCA preseason poll

Here is The Texas High School Coaches Association coaches poll released by TheAthleticsDepartment.com. The poll is voted on by a panel of THSCA members.

UTEP names new tennis coach

Director of Athletics Bob Stull named Cristina Moros as UTEP’s women’s tennis head coach on Monday. Moros succeeds Myriam Sopel, who held the position during the2014 spring season.

YISD educator wins Region 19 Teacher of the Year

Ysleta Independent School District teacher Marlene R. Gallegos has been named the 2014-2015 Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Education Service Center (ESC)-Region 19, and will now compete for Texas Teacher of the Year honors in October.

First case of West Nile confirmed in El Paso

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health confirmed the first El Paso area case of West Nile Virus in 2014 on Monday afternoon.

Arrest Affidavit: Mom of 2-year-old was possibly intoxicated night of her death

The arrest affidavit for the 25-year-old mother who is charged with injury of a child by omission and criminal negligent homicide reveals details about last night that the toddler was alive in early July.

Immunize El Paso advises up-to-date vaccinations for back to school kids

Back-to-school season is here. Time for parents to gather supplies and back packs. It’s also the perfect time to make sure your kids are up to date on their vaccines.

NMSU offering Ag Day Degree in conjunction with Agriculture Day activites

New Mexico State University offers a chance to learn about wildlife, animal breeding and other related topics through various courses hosted by its Department of Extension Animal Sciences & Natural Resources during the second annual AG Days

Pair arrested during San Elizario house party

Two San Elizario men were arrested after a house party allegedly got out of control early Sunday morning.