Trish Long, Las Cruces Sun-News

Trish Long

Las Cruces Sun-News

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Recent articles by Trish:

Bat bombs: Secret WWII weapon tested in New Mexico desert

A surgeon believed that bats in Carlsbad Caverns and other U.S. caves could be fitted with fire-producing bombs and dropped on Japan. → Read More

City swept up in Taft-Diaz meeting, first for a U.S. and a Mexican president

The first meeting of a U.S. president and a Mexican president took place when William Howard Taft met Porfirio Díaz on Oct. 16, 1909, in El Paso. → Read More

Sept. 11, 2001: El Pasoans reacted with sorrow and acts of unity on one of country's darkest days

As we mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, I wanted to share some of the reporting done by the El Paso Times . → Read More

AWOL Bliss soldier, El Paso Times help in capture of 1968 wanted man: Trish Long

A Ft. Bliss soldier, absent without official leave, inadvertently started the chain of events Tuesday morning that led to McKenzie’s arrest. → Read More

George Ashley revolutionized Mexican food, ran Ashley's Gardens restaurant: Trish Long

The Ashley family is well known to many in El Paso through their restaurant Ashley’s Gardens. → Read More

Dad of 12 named Father of the Year 1970: Trish Long

In 1970, Dr. William Reynolds Jr. was named Father of the Year. The same year his wife Juanita was named El Paso Mother of the Year. → Read More

Two El Paso Prohibition agents slain in 1921 during search for whiskey at hog ranch

On March 21, 1921, two Prohibition agents, "Arch" Wood and Stafford E. Beckett, were shot and killed while serving a search warrant. → Read More

Injured golf star Ben Hogan spends two months in El Paso's Hotel Dieu hospital

In 1949, champion golfer Ben Hogan was injured in a car accident near Van Horn. He spent nearly two months at Hotel Dieu hospital in El Paso. → Read More

Happy Birthday, El Paso Times: Here's the news from the newspaper's first day, April 2, 1881

The El Paso Times was first published April 2, 1881. Here is what was happening in our El Paso 140 years ago → Read More

'Lost Restaurants of El Paso' book feature's city's culinary history, photos and recipes

The story of El Paso is told through the borderland’s culinary history. La Hacienda Café, The Central Café, Jaxson’s, Griggs and Bill Parks Bar-B-Q are included. → Read More

Special holiday column looks back at El Paso's 'wild' Christmas of 1881

Tom and Jerry and eggnog were bailed out of tubs and crocks, free, in huge mugs and dippers, to everybody. → Read More

Thanksgiving 1920 enjoyed by newsboys, jail inmates

At the county jail yesterday a special Thanksgiving dinner was prepared for the county prisoners through the courtesy of Sheriff Seth Orndorff. → Read More

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