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We had been trying to schedule an interview with Dr. Diana Natalicio since the end of August following her Texas Lyceum honor of “Stewardship of Texas Values Award” over the summer.

I was stunned by Gannett’s announcement it planned to close the regional printing operation adjacent to City Hall Oct. 6 and move the printing of El Paso Times and other group newspapers to Juárez. This was a $40 million investment when the plant went into service in 1997.

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All of us of a certain age know where we were 20 years ago on Sept. 11.

More Americans are buying handguns than at any time in history at the same time Texas has done away with the need for any training, licensing or instruction to carry a pistol in public.

With as much as you’d think we know about the coronavirus, my own experiences are that there is contradictive information and confusion about what to do. Here’s an option if you find yourself in this scenario: You feel slightly under the weather, have a tell-tale COVID-19 symptom, or maybe y…

El Paso Inc. is thrilled to announce the 2021 Women of Impact. This year we have three doctors and a fourth in the making. We have three CEOs, and we have the very best of community service. What an accomplished group and what an honor to get to share their stories with the El Paso community. 

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There’s a heavy book sitting on my desk filled with the words of 251 El Pasoans. I enjoy cracking it open occasionally, not just for the cast of characters and history it holds but for the sheer pleasure of reading.

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Are you exhausted? Would you feel better to know it’s not just you?

President Biden has characterized the proposed Texas voter law as “an assault on democracy.” Others have said the proposed legislation is “aimed at restricting Black voters.” And national headlines have slammed the legislation with headlines suggesting Texas is deliberately trying to disenfr…

When I first toured Spaceport America at the end of 2011 – an assignment I was more than happy to take as an El Paso Inc. reporter – Virgin Galactic, I wrote, “could send tourists into space as soon as 2013, if everything goes as planned.”

At the risk of opining above my pay grade, and in view of the announcement that national guard units from other states are en route to help secure the Texas border, I am proposing a solution to the migrant situation.

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If you’re like me, you are probably drowning in electronic communications. Chalk it up to one more issue exacerbated by the pandemic.

Friends and family of Myrna Deckert, with the generous support of Southwest University Park, are hosting a meet and greet at the Downtown ballpark from 10 a.m. to noon this Saturday, June 26, to celebrate Myrna’s life. Myrna was the long-time El Paso nonprofit leader who built El Paso’s YWCA…

At the El Pasoans of the Year awards celebration Thursday evening, we announced a special film project.

Over the last few days wife Ellie and I have 1) had restaurant dinners with friends; 2) gone to the movies; 3) traveled by plane to see kids and grandkids we hadn’t seen in a year; 4) attended service clubs and board meetings in person.

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Three years ago there was much excitement about the groundbreaking on El Paso’s long overdue Franklin Mountain State Park visitor’s center.

Seems like a day doesn’t go by that our national media report another Black person shot dead by police. Yet there are never any stories in which the victim is of another race. So I wondered whether Black people are the only ones police are killing.

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Behind the scenes at El Paso Inc. we have a lot going on and I’m not talking about our relocation.

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It seems like it has taken forever but El Paso Inc. is finally in the last throes of our move out of the Porfirio Diaz location – home for more than 20 years – into a remodeled portion of the PDX Printing warehouse at 209 Noble Street Downtown.

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For a break in regular news, I provide you another update on Milo, my 10-year-old cat. In case you’re not following my riveting columns in careful detail, here’s the abbreviated recap: Milo lost. Milo recovered by animal services and returned home thanks to his microchip. Milo near dead and …

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