Vol.   6.4.1    April   2009

Ropin' steers is always a true gauge of a true cowboy.

See some of the smiling faces at past parties...er, I mean festivals.

Keep up with all of El Paso's Westside stories: news, sports, issues at www.WestsideReader.com.

Water from an above average snow melt in 2007 and 2008 means water for area farmers.

Kelly Leak, a California‐based Runaway Groom colt ridden by Roswell native Mike Smith, won the Sunland Derby.


Falling copper prices along with a global recession means that ASARCO is throwing in the towel.


Third-year UCLA Defensive Coordinator DeWayne Walker was hired to rebuild the New Mexico State University football program after Hal Mumme was fired after a four years...

Basketball is in full swing in the valley with Santa Teresa, Gadsden, Canutillo and Anthony all in different district runs.

The R & R has become the place to party in the Santa Teresa area of the Upper Valley.

The recently completed Sunland Park Bridge a continuation of El Paso's Sunland Park Drive was shut down for repair.

Miliary vehicles were being transported along the side of Mt. Cristo Rey.

After sub-freezing temperatures in the valley by the end of October a new blast of cold air came down the Rockies.

It was supposed to be a mild day with a chance of rain. But, snow flakes were falling.

Rocky Mountains and region spared late January artic blast that damaged Florida's citrus crops.

After four years of dismal attendance and few victories, NMSU bought out their head football coach Hal Mumme.

Pansies survive bitter cold Upper Valley mornings thanks to tents of plastic.

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The Calvary Church in the Upper Valley brought bikers, Rock 'n Roll for prayer.

Not content with their district crown the This unique gift and novelty shop was located in a historical adobe in the Upper Valley.

Catapulted into Mexico’s First Division, Ciudad Juarez’s Indios soccer team is hot.

Maybe if the fans just keep in mind who the Miners are and not expect them to win against the best teams in the country... they might win the close ones.

Hey! We can read too. Send us your thoughts, suggestions, praise, complaints... heck, just vent if you need to. We feel your pain.

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The Official start of Summer in the Upper Valley. Music, food, friends, kids games, art, crafts, gifts, cigars... and, oh... did we mention "Wine".

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Many speakers and events are planned for the celebration of Earth Day this coming Wednesday 4/22/09.

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While we live in an arid desert reagion the fertile Rio Grande valley provides a change of pace and color.

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With the new O'Hagan's Irish Pub and the ever traditional Cincinatti Bar & Grill St. Patty's Day celebration was going very strong... then we hit Erin's Pub.

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With the world economy having to reassess marketing and investment. Copenhagen Imports insures that their clients obtain long term comfort and lifestyle value.

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Pre-Lent party goers were out in force at Westside Bars.

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Upper Valley high schools that reside in Southern New Mexico had their soccer season end without trips to the playoffs.

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Canutillo High School student shows off his work of art.

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The area didn't receive much snow to speak of... but that didn't stop the valley from getting a heavy dose of frost as moisture remained in the atmosphere.

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Chefs from around the reagion kept the lines of eager diners satisfied with delicious entres and desserts.

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Magic Pan Restaurant shows off great lunch delight.

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