Alex Dalton, El Paso Times

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El Paso Times

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Past articles by Alex:

Girl's suicide fuels mother's campaign for better mental health help from El Paso police

Charley Tennen, 17, committed suicide in July. For her mother, the tragedy has highlighted the need for better mental health resources in El Paso. → Read More

East El Paso church accommodates parishioners with drive-thru communion

With services still closed to the public, one El Paso Church is offering drive-through communion in an effort to stay connected with parishioners. → Read More

Chabad Lubavitch of El Paso to celebrate opening of new community center

Chabad Lubavitch of El Paso will soon celebrate the opening of its new community center on Escondido drive, which includes a new sanctuary and library. → Read More

US Rep. Veronica Escobar tours US Postal Service facility amid concerns over changes

U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar toured a U.S. Postal Service processing facility amid widespread concern over recent changes to the institution. → Read More

At the historic Ysleta Mission, COVID-19 has required adaptation and perseverance

The COVID-19 pandemic has required the Rev. Miguel Briseno and the parish of the Ysleta Mission to adapt, but faith perseveres. → Read More

Sun Bowl renovation receives $5.1M donation from local billionaire Paul Foster

El Paso Billionaire Paul Foster and his wife have donated $5.1 million to ensure the completion of renovation's to UTEP's Sun Bowl → Read More

El Paso protesters denounce lowered bond for man accused in Erika Gaytan's murder

Around 30 people gathered to demand the accused killer of Erika Gaytan not be released after a judge reduced his bond by more than half → Read More

New VA facility in West Side El Paso opens to increase health care access for veterans

El Paso Veterans Affairs looks to expand health care options and cut down wait times with new West Side facility. → Read More

Cooling centers to remain open in anticipation of dangerous heat

The City of El Paso is keeping six cooling centers open until August 8 to keep residents safe from triple-digit heat. → Read More

Dozens protest 'war on police' at EPPD Officer David Ortiz Park

Around 30 people attended an event organized by the El Paso Police Wives that was intended to show support for law enforcement amid a "war on police." → Read More

Texas ACLU requests El Paso Police release video of deadly Paisano Drive crash

The Texas ACLU is requesting videos and other documentation of a car crash that occurred on June 25 as a vehicle fled border patrol. → Read More

Man allegedly trying to burglarize El Paso home caught, held at gunpoint until police arrive

A man was allegedly interrupted mid-burglary and held at gunpoint until officers arrived, El Paso Police said. → Read More

Texas Medical Association ranks activities by risk of COVID-19 spread

Doctors from the Texas Medical Association ranked a list of activities based on each their risk of spreading COVID-19. → Read More

Protesters march to Fort Bliss to demand justice for Vanessa Guillen and others

Over 100 protesters marched from Grandview Park to Fort Bliss to protest the Army's handling of Pfc. Vanessa Guillen's disappearance → Read More

Downtown restaurant employee fired after drawing pig on police officer's pizza box

An employee was fired from The Pizza Joint's downtown location after he drew a pig on a pizza box intended for a police officer. → Read More

Local winery donates hundreds of bottles of wine to El Paso health care workers

Zine Valle Vineyards in Canutillo donated hundreds of bottles of wine to health care workers at University Medical Center of El Paso. → Read More

'A memorable sendoff': Mural at El Paso International Airport meant to inspire optimism

Painted by local artists, a new mural at El Paso International Airport is meant to inspire optimism during stressful times. → Read More

Texas NAACP unveils criminal justice plan, emphasizing police training and accountability

The Texas NAACP announced a plan for criminal justice reform that emphasizes accountability for police, with the support of El Paso state senator Jose Rodriguez. → Read More

Catholic Diocese of El Paso announces priest in Alpine, Texas, tests positive for COVID-19

El Paso Diocese announces priest at Our Lady of Peace in Alpine, Texas, has tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

As COVID-19 cases break records, El Paso finds itself in 'a concerning situation'

Rising cases numbers have leaders urging El Pasoans to act now and take basic preventative measures to slow the virus' spread. → Read More