Trish Long, El Paso Times

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El Paso Times

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Recent articles by Trish:

1948 Heaton, MacNeil murder remains unsolved

The escaped convict suspected in the murders was cleared after he was arrested in his Sweetwater, Texas home. MacNeil’s description cleared him. → Read More

The gate to Kern Place: Developer's tribute to Lady Luck

The gate to Kern Place: Developer's tribute to Lady Luck → Read More

From Thomas Motor to Casa Ford, 103 years of one El Paso Ford company

Read about the history of a longtime auto dealership: from Thomas Motor to Casa Ford. → Read More

El Paso detective Jay J. Armes downsizing, selling his Lower Valley estate

Earlier this week, El Paso's most notorious private eye listed his nine bedroom, eight bathroom estate for sale. → Read More

Adios, Paso del Norte — Viva La Ciudad de Juárez

On March 14, 1888, improvements were announced for the city of Paso del Norte, including renaming the Mexican city after late President Benito Juárez. → Read More

El Paso brothers, Nick and Jesus Silva, killed in 1934 plane crash

Nick Silva and his brother Jesus died in a plane crash at the El Paso Municipal Airport on October 16, 1934. → Read More

El Paso journalist Ruben Salazar became an icon of the Chicano movement

The killing of El Paso journalist Ruben Salazar in East Los Angeles 50 years ago sparked an outrage in the country's emerging Chicano culture. → Read More

Upper Valley Rodeo Club arena bred champions in El Paso area

1969: The Upper Valley Rodeo Club Inc. scheduled its first rodeo in its new arena on Doniphan Drive, half a mile south of Griggs' Restaurant. → Read More

Salt War erupted over attempt to start charging fees for it in 1877

Historians say the Salt War was the result of a private feud between two men, Charles H. Howard and Louis Cardis. → Read More

Radio, TV host Steve Crosno became an El Paso cultural icon

El Paso radio and TV host Steve Crosno was respected by musicians and fans. The late local celebrity remains a Borderland legend. → Read More

How much has El Paso changed since its first city charter in 1873?

Some interesting items from El Paso's original city charter from 873. The city was divided into three wards, City Council and the mayor received no pay. → Read More

Old El Paso brand launched in the Upper Valley

In November 1941, Idus and Sam Gillett, owners of the Valley Canning Co. in Canutillo, announced their new line of canned goods, Old El Paso brand. → Read More

El Paso's Hilton Hotel debuts as city's tallest building with fastest elevators

The El Paso Hilton, built by Conrad Hilton, debuted Nov. 6, 1930, with the fastest elevators, radio speakers in the chandeliers and custom furniture. → Read More

Garry Owen, champion cavalry horse, brought fame to Fort Bliss

Garry Owen was the biggest attraction at all the big horse shows. In 1928, he won 28 jumping and hunting events at Madison Square Garden. → Read More

D-Day: Death knew no colors as American soldiers took part in WWII invasion, veterans say

Black, white, Hispanic. Skin color didn't matter on D-Day, say the men who fought there. The bullets didn't discriminate. → Read More

El Paso's nine shopping centers made buying necessities easier

The everyday necessities and whims of El Paso shoppers were easily shopped for in the nine major shopping centers in various neighborhoods of El Paso. → Read More

Some El Paso restaurants that opened their dining rooms; salons open for business

El Paso restaurants are beginning to open their dining rooms and salons and barbershops are cutting hair again. Here are some that have opened. → Read More

Sea lion escapes El Paso Zoo, visits Mr. Quick's restaurant after swim in Franklin Canal

After escaping from the El Paso Zoo, the sea lion entered the Franklin Canal, on the southern border of the zoo. → Read More

Mobile hospital invention gave Lower Valley's Dr. Love national fame

Lower Valley obstetrician Dr. Jerome Love and his hospital on wheels garnered national fame in 1937. → Read More

El Paso County burglary suspect alleged steals bottles of wine from store

A burglar stole several bottles of wine from a store in Tornillo. → Read More