Miners keep improving. Wins over Central Florida and Southern Mississippi have UTEP atop CUSA standings.

Yom Kippur (Jewish Day of Atonement) begins at sundown on Wednesday October 8th.

Great good ol' country fun at the Lyles Farm.

La Viña Winery will again host music and wine festival in Upper Valley.

Plenty of good eating was the event in Las Cruces, NM.

Old Mesilla celebrates Mexico's Independence Day... September 16th.

TWC and UTEP Coach Haskins passed Sunday.

Santa Fe will once again host the worlds largest Native American Art Market in August.

Great music and the best food... this festival is always a regional classic.

The Jewish New Year is celebrated.

30 days of fasting and prayer bring purification and forgiveness.

The Desert Warriors fought like warriors and brought home a victory against the Irvin Rockets.

Presido TX and Ojinaga, Mexico were impacted by floods.

The Rocky Mountains brought a cool spell once again and the impact was felt all the way into Durango, Mexico.

Out of the Pacific Ocean, Lowell curled back toward the Baja and brought rain to the Upper Valley.

Hurricane Ike devastated Galveston... misses New Orleans.

A large group of mallard ducklings were feeding in an irrigation canal in the Upper Valley between Santa Teresa and Canutillo.

Miners trounce the once mighty UCF Knights; show signs of improvement.

Coach Mike Price vs. Buffalo, did not show the Miners' next opponent, Texas Longhorns, what he has up his sleeve.

A large group of mallard ducklings were feeding in an irrigation canal in the Upper Valley between Santa Teresa and Canutillo.

David Rosen was busy in between rainy downpours to get to the root of his weed problem.

Numerous fallen birds were found in the Upper Valley; the likely culprit is West Nile Virus.

Public Health Department surprised by first El Pasoan diagnosed and hospitalized.

Now under new management, R & R, had a small but happy crowd recently.

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

Predictions for this year have designated our region as one with the potential for continued severe drought.

The familly oriented club took a ride East of Vado on the BLM land. The rides take place at different locations on the Westside and Upper Valley with a hot dog cookout afterwards.

The value of a ton of Catapulted into Mexico’s First Division, Ciudad Juarez’s Indios soccer team is hot.

Recent questions about the quality or lack thereof by advertisers in the El Paso area were raised.

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Night on the Town: Aceitunas Beer Garden.

Getting the "Party Started" in the Upper Valley.

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8th ranked Texas ran and passed their way to a lopsided victory early in the second quarter. Miners show signs of improvement. (Freshman Foswhitt Whitacker running through gaping hole in Miner defense. See photos.)

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Magic Pan Restaurant shows off great lunch delight.

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There was plenty of beautiful white sand and beautifully colored balloons... can you ask for more? Okay, plenty of fun.

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Coming this Saturday - September 20, 2008 at Tom Mays Park on the Westside... in the Franklin Mountain via Transmountain Road.

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Canutillo Eagle RB Juan De la Rosa is off to the races... and another TD.

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10th ranked Texas to play in the UTEP Miners' home opener.
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This sunflower was a bit stunted due to all of the rain and cloudy days.

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The banks of the Rio Grande were under water as monsoons and the remnants of Hurricane Bonnie poured moisture into our area.

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There were some great lightning bolts far off in the distance desert over the West Mesa from El Paso's Upper Valley.

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The frequent and sometimes heavy rains have played havoc with alfalfa harmers.

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Winton Homes, president Jack Winton, made a presntation of a $1,000 scholarship check to Canutillo High School graduate, Hector Lujan.

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Complete coverage including interviews... EXCLUSIVE: Only Upper Valley Beacon & WestsideReader conducted complete interviews with all the four candidates before the elections. Interviews after the primary election.
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Along with a new sheriff, there will be a new Constable # 7 in town... er, the Upper Valley.
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Silver City, New Mexico pulled another rabbit out of the hat with their 13th Annual Blues Festival. Feature performers like Zac Harmon and Sherman Robertson were sizzlying and played to a packed house at the Buffalo Dance Hall's "Saturday Night Jam Session" after their performances. WestsideROX.com was there.

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La Vina Winery keeps the music and wine flowing.

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The El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras dazzled the crowd at the Plaza Theatre, June 1, 2008 and featured Robert Paacios clarinet winner of 2007-08 EPSYOs concerto competition.
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The Abraham Chavez Theatre was briming full of beautiful young women and their hopes were as lofty as their smiles were radiant. See all of the Westside Story @ Westsidereader.com
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Giant of civil rights reform honored with Lifetime Achievement Award. See the EXCLUSIVE at Westside Reader.

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