Budget analyst seeking El Paso school board seat
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:14:05 MST
Army Reserve chaplain Cpt. Timothy Martin said he is seeking a seat on the El Paso Independent School District board because he has seen the district's challenges and triumphs as his 10 children have attended its schools.
SolarCity gets $300 million from Google to finance solar installations, including in El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:58:54 MST
Google has committed $300 million to a new solar-panel financing fund created by SolarCity, officials with SolarCity reported Thursday.
UTEP men’s basketball: Miners face Southern Miss without coach
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:57:53 MST
UTEP coach Tim Floyd will miss his homecoming game tonight when the Miners meet Southern Miss in Hattiesburg.
Fort Bliss soldier killed in East Africa
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:18:37 MST
A Fort Bliss soldier will be buried this weekend after he was killed in East Africa earlier this month.
Diocese officials reschedule groundbreaking
amarillo.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:18:56 +0000
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Amarillo has rescheduled a groundbreaking for its new pastoral center for 11 a.m. March 7 at 4502 N.E. 24th Ave. due to this weekend’s expected inclement weather.
The new center will replace the current diocese headquarters at 1800 N. Spring St., which was built in 1954.
The groundbreaking was initially scheduled for today.
Carlsbad fifth-grader is region’s best speller
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:30:18 MST
Fifth-grader Liam Nyikos of Riverside Elementary School in Carlsbad is the region's best speller. The 10-year-old student correctly spelled the championship word "minstrels" to win the 2015 El Paso Times Spelling Bee on Friday at Bel Air High School's Tartan Theatre.
El Paso Children’s Hospital names Mark Herbers new CEO
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:07:54 MST
El Paso Children's Hospital on Friday named Mark Herbers as its new chief executive officer.
Late filing frenzy fills up City Council ballot
amarillo.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:38:11 +0000
The week closed with the city’s May 9 ballot holding challengers for all incumbents as late filers rounded out the field.
There are two crowded races with five candidates in each.
Friday saw several applications for places on the ballot, including V. Brandon Smith, a 39-year-old maintenance manager, who stepped up for Place 3. That position is held by retired banker Lilia Escajeda, 71, who is also being challenged by Mariah Strong-Woods, a 47-year-old menu consultant and designer.
School board elections set for May 9 election; Incumbents return in SISD, YISD races
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:31:07 MST
All but one race for seats on the El Paso, Socorro and Ysleta school boards will be competitive this year.
Deadline passes for Children’s Hospital to accept UMC proposal
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:11:43 MST
The deadline for El Paso Children's Hospital to accept a possible take over by University Medical Center passed today, and UMC officials said they will stop offering services to Children's Hospital next month.
12 people file to run for four El Paso City Council seats
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:32:13 MST
A dozen candidates, including three incumbents, are running for seats on the El Paso City Council in the May 9 city election, according to election documents filed with the Municipal Clerk's Office.
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