From the Publisher

A great idea that has been trashed over the last few years is that of objective journalism. Remember Sgt. Friday in the original Dragnet TV series? His famous line was “Just the facts, ma’am.” And really, that’s what we need and all that we need.

As this issue headed out to press, El Paso Inc. enjoyed an early deadline so that our staff could attend the Women of Impact awards on Friday night.

From the Editor

When the overture to Rossini’s “Barber of Seville” started playing from the back of the pickup truck in the airport parking lot, my oldest son’s first words were, “Bugs Bunny!”

Guest Column

Through my service on many nonprofit boards over the years, I have had the good fortune of witnessing and supporting the meaningful service carried out daily by El Paso’s nonprofit organizations.

Lifestyle Column

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Through Diez y Seis de Septiembre, Mexican Independence Day, the El Paso Museum of Art and the Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez present the Fifth Transborder Biennial, a fascinating look at El Paso, Juárez and the entire Borderland through the eyes of artists from both sides of the line.

International Business Column

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I always monitor the water level in the Rio Grande at the onset of autumn. It leaves me feeling melancholy when the river gets shut off in its main basin south of Truth or Consequences this time of season. 

GECU Column

Start planning for your future by setting up an estate plan that will provide direction and guidance to your family and loved ones. During difficult and uncertain times, it is important to keep what you will want to be done with your investments, your possessions and more top of mind. Estate…

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With the uncertainty of COVID-19, many Americans are faced with the fear of market fluctuations. While it may be a challenge to keep calm through the market’s ups and downs, these fluctuations are part of the normal process. Investors should not make rash decisions based on the fluctuations …

The Miners Kids Club program has been revamped to get young UTEP fans more involved with university athletics and community initiatives.

Fashion Column

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We absolutely love seeing El Paso and Juárez natives excelling in the fashion world! So we’re especially thrilled to tell you about Leigh Elena Navarro, a 1996 Coronado High School grad who will visit the city next week from her home in Austin. This gifted designer and entrepreneur has her o…

Whispers

Letters to the Editor

Supreme Court battle

In a debate, the late Senator Patrick Moynihan is reported to have said, “You are entitled to your own opinion, not your own facts…” Unfortunately, there are members of El Paso’s City Council who think otherwise: that they are entitled not only to their opinion but to their own facts.

The book business ground to a halt in the middle of March this year.

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