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En voz alta: Voices from the borderland

“I would change how we help the homeless, especially the families with children”

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // July 23, 2014

En voz alta: Voices from the borderland

I like the mountains and the view it gives. It provides a nice piece of mind. It is a symbol of safety. More…

Perspectives

Guest column: Dear Mr. President

Guest column: Dear Mr. President

We are not all immigrants

by Felipe de Ortego y Gasca // July 17, 2014

Dear Mr. President:

I was struck by your public remarks the other day when you asserted that “we’re all immigrants,” referring to Americans. More…

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En voz alta: Voices from the borderland

En voz alta: Voices from the borderland

“I think there should be more concern for historical buildings and remodeling them.”

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // July 16, 2014

In the United States, I feel like there are opportunities, but there is also discrimination. More…

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Sun City's first woman state legislator

Sun City's first woman state legislator

Part one: Anita Blair, election of 1952

by Joseph R.M. Longo // July 15, 2014

In 1952 the El Paso election season was full of many heated and interesting races, such as the county judge race in which the incumbent, Victor Gilbert, was fighting off a challenge from Hugh McGovern. The media and political observers did not pay a lot of attention to the open seat for a place in the Texas House of Representatives. More…

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En voz alta: Voices from the borderland

En voz alta: Voices from the borderland

“I think the best thing about El Paso is our Mexican heritage.”

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // July 8, 2014

In Juarez I have all I need to live, my family, my home and work. The culture is good, but the food is the best. More…


En voz alta: Voices from the borderland

“You can live a good life”

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // July 2, 2014

The diversity and culture are the best about El Paso. With the fort, we can meet people from other parts of the United States and with the border, we can meet people from Mexico. More…


En voz alta: Voices from the borderland

“I wish there were more Mexican-American people who were empowered.”

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // June 24, 2014

It is the food, if you go out of El Paso, even as far as Old Mesilla, it’s terrible. They use American cheese on their enchiladas. More…


En voz alta: Voices from the borderland

“I feel that our history teaches us who we are and why the city is important.”

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // June 17, 2014

The bridge wait times need to be faster. If people are discouraged from coming, it will greatly affect the city. More…


En voz alta: Voices from the borderland

“El Paso is a great place to raise a family, that is it, plain and simple.”

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // June 11, 2014


O'Rourke: VA Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned. So now what?

by Beto O'Rourke, U.S. Representative (D-TX 16) // May 30, 2014


Staudt: New Mexico and Texas display contrasting narratives on border trade and respect for border residents

New Mexico inaugurates the Santa Teresa Intermodal Ramp on May 28

by Kathy Staudt // May 30, 2014


Saucedo: Be a voice for abused children

by Lisa Saucedo, CASA of El Paso // April 10, 2014


Sanchez: ‘That Ruben went on to national fame was no surprise’

Veteran El Paso newsman remembers Ruben Salazar as a young journalist

by Ray Sanchez // April 7, 2014


If a teacher speaks and no one listens … did it really happen?

by Vivian Maguire // April 3, 2014


Downtown Building Jeer No. 10: The Wigwam Saloon fka as The State Theater nka Alamo Shooters

by Newspaper Tree Staff // March 20, 2014


Downtown Building Cheer No. 10: The Buckler Block building

by Newspaper Tree Staff // March 20, 2014


Adauto: El Paso impact fees not needed; new development pays for itself

CIAC chair says our country is in the midst of a ‘housing crisis’

by Ray Adauto, El Paso Association of Builders // March 18, 2014


Wakeem: Impact fee debate a ‘side show;’ not the real issue

Former CIAC committee member says developers want sale of PSB land

by Charlie Wakeem // March 11, 2014


Downtown Buildings Cheers and Jeers: Nos. 11 and 12

by Newspaper Tree Staff // February 10, 2014


We are what we build

On Wed. Feb. 5, expert to discuss link between our built-environment and its effects on our physical and mental health

by Carlos Gallinar // February 3, 2014


Still chuggin' after all these years

El Paso Model Railroad Club turns 64

by Jeffrey McNeal // December 30, 2013


The Stadel Report: A few thoughts on minor league baseball in El Paso

Many people don't understand baseball and specifically how the minor league baseball system works

by Jason Stadel // December 23, 2013


Justice is served but old grudges are gone

by Roy Ortega // November 7, 2013


Glorious Structures: What once was in downtown El Paso

by Lucia Quiñonez // October 18, 2013


Texas Tribune Festival: A Millennial perspective

by Analisa Cordova Silverstein // October 4, 2013


A Fronteriza at the Texas Tribune Festival

by Kathy Staudt // October 3, 2013


Sadness prevails in Syria

An El Pasoan reflects on the war in Syria, calls for humanitarian relief

by Dr. Andrea Shaheen // September 13, 2013


El Paso’s School BOM

An El Pasoan's perspective on the August 20 EPISD Board of Managers meeting

by Kathy Staudt // September 4, 2013