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.

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Rioters in Louisville and other cities are misdirecting their wrath over the shooting death of Breonna Taylor and the fact no one has been charged in her death.

Does it feel like the world has gone crazy? There’s no doubt that everyone’s on edge. From politics to coronavirus and everything in between, human anxiety is at a boiling point. Even here in El Paso.

Across El Paso, families have been transitioning back to school in a virtual format.

One of the recurring themes on the Associated Press retiree blog concerns the loss of a pet. These are tear-jerkers, and anyone who has had to put down a beloved pet will empathize with the owner’s loss.

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This week some good news! El Paso Inc. is thrilled to announce the 2020 Women of Impact.

So I’m minding my own business at work when my cellphone rings.

On Friday, El Paso Inc. will open up the vote for Best of El Paso and I am asking each of you to participate. Please cast a ballot.

Hanging out in our backyard last week, my husband pointed to a rare sighting. Thousands of feet in the sky, a commercial jetliner departed El Paso. “Someone’s going somewhere!” he joked.

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Hopefully by the time this makes its way to you via print or the internet ether, the unrest will have quieted down. But I must tell you that writing about it provoked some heated discussion at El Paso Inc. There was a great concern, especially among our younger staffers, that I would take a …

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Have you fallen down a coronavirus rabbit hole a time or two? You have to be careful, as there is a minefield of conspiracy theories and false information awaiting you.

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Until recently my preferred sight of a Canadian goose was over the gold bead at the end of my 12 gauge, leading the bird by about 15 feet.

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A great way to recycle is to avoid the recycling center altogether. Surely my unwanted items are better suited for donation and will bring great joy to someone else.

Every year at this time the Rotary Club of El Paso Foundation awards a $5,000 scholarship to a senior at each EPISD high school.

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After an extra long spring break, school districts across El Paso asked their students to return to class. The buildings are still closed, but educators mobilized quickly to launch virtual classrooms and online learning.

Let me offer a bit of levity to take your mind off having to stay home all day and watch television. Oh you aren’t? Shame on you. For the first time ever Americans have been asked to help save the country by turning into TV-watching couch potatoes. We must not screw this up!

This week’s newspaper came together amidst tall stacks of boxes, piles and piles of paper and many overloaded bins headed to the shredder or recycler.

Once in a while you run across an obscure event from the past that, while astonishing, is mostly forgotten. And so it is with the story I am about to tell you.

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