As they exhaust pandemic aid and see no end to the economic crisis that has crushed their income, more El Paso businesses are closing permanently.
As measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic push into the fall, local nonprofits are having to rethink their large annual fundraisers, debate whether to have them at all and brace for the financial impact.
The El Paso irrigation district is already involved in a lawsuit before the U.S. Supreme Court against New Mexico over water, and now there is a new dispute about Texas water that may have gone to farms near Albuquerque.
A new synagogue will open in West El Paso at the end of August, and Jewish leaders say the new space will help expand services for the community during the time of social distancing.
TruFit Athletic Clubs will open its first El Paso location on Aug. 17 at Sunland Park Mall. It is in what used to be the Sears building.
The Classroom Fund, a project of the El Paso Community Foundation, handed out almost $60,000 in grants to 66 teachers from schools across El Paso and Las Cruces on July 27.
This story was first published by Searchlight New Mexico
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