The West Texas city was spared the worst effects of this week’s storms, thanks to its preparations in the wake of a devastating 2011 deep freeze.
The new documentary ‘At the Ready’ follows the members of Horizon High School’s criminal justice club as they train for Border Patrol careers—and grapple with what that means.
Our hero contemplates a run for governor.
Big Bend Ranch State Park and Enchanted Rock State Natural Area both saw a 50 percent surge in backcountry rescues last year.
Walk-up sales have helped keep restaurants afloat in the pandemic—and they're likely to long outlast it.
The unusual salsa has become the state’s must-have Mexican condiment.
Don’t know a comal from a molcajete? We break it down (and share an easy recipe for discada, a northern Mexican grilled meat dish).
A roundup of the city's best offerings, from beefy burritos to modernist cuisine.
For those who hail from the COVID-19 hot spot, isolation from family this Thanksgiving and Christmas is especially painful.
Heirloom and handcrafted gifts to add personalized touches to any home.
Leaders on both sides of the Rio Grande claim border crossings, an aspect of daily life in the region, have contributed to the recent surge in infections.
Nothing beats the feeling of flying down a hill toward the picturesque El Capitan peak.
Including cookies and beer.
For decades, many Texans accepted racist stereotypes that Mexican food was unsafe. Businesses had to emphasize their cleanliness to survive.
Plus: actor Danny Trejo urges struggling restaurant owners to “stay strong.”
The flautas ahogadas at Tacoholics are bathed in salsa verde, drizzled with a zippy crema, and sprinkled with queso asadero.
Plus: Torchy's removes the Republican and Democrat tacos from its menu.
This San Elizario family business, which specializes in queso asadero, started in a home kitchen and now has fans around the country.
Plus: the history of Sweden's “Taco Friday.”
Images from across the state capture our eerily historic moment.
There’s plenty of Mexican-flavored Texas food content to stream online while you’re sheltering at home.
Show your local joints some taco love during this crisis. They need it.
This small El Paso restaurant offers a sense of home and a connection to the past in a most creative way.
For abandoning the state that had lifted him up from obscurity, Beto O’Rourke is the winner of one half of our annual booby prize!
The El Paso native and celebrity chef is coming home in support of his new memoir, ‘Where I Come From.’
Plus, JM Stevens’ solo debut album, a documentary examining the border crisis through art, and an El Paso cereal bar.
We review more than sixty restaurants each month. Here’s a peek at what’s new!
One month after a man from Plano drove to El Paso and murdered 22 people, a high school football game between the two communities became a chance to heal.
What the rest of the country will see in the days to come is a city of resilience, compassion, and honesty.
At a jam-packed blood bank, El Pasoans said they were proud of their hometown and expressed dismay that an outsider could wreak such havoc on their city—one of the safest in the country.
One of the deadliest shootings in U.S. history took place on Saturday afternoon.
Juan is believed to be the first parent separated from a child under Trump’s zero-tolerance policy to win permanent protection against deportation.
Diana Natalicio has collected a few hundred UTEP tops over the decades—and has something to say about each of them.
The overnight move comes as ACLU files complaints alleging human rights violations.
Commissioner describes a humanitarian and national security crisis while in El Paso.
Whether I lived in Chicago, Germany, or Dallas, I came to recognize one thing: it’s impossible to leave the borderlands behind.
The protesters' key issue with Wilson was her congressional voting record on LGBT issues.
Trump administration officials on Friday said they will continue to push forward with a controversial policy to require at least some Central American asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims are heard, but acknowledged they are moving slowly with the process. Officials said El Paso is likely to…
The meeting comes as unprecedented numbers of Central American families are seeking asylum.
A federal judge is the latest to rule the tribe's popular casino violates state gaming laws.
In an extraordinary hearing that involved public and private testimony, a federal judge expressed legal support for the practice of force-feeding.
The president also seemed focused on a nearby counter-protest featuring Beto O’Rourke.
Immigration advocates worry that the policy, which is in effect in California, sends migrants fleeing danger towards more violence.
Eleven asylum seekers detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement El Paso field office have gone on hunger strikes to protest their lengthy detention and what they view as inhumane treatment. Several who have been on a hunger strike for more than a month are being force-fed by ICE. The…
Immigration authorities dropped busloads of immigrants at a Greyhound bus station without giving warning to local officials, despite having promised to do so.
In his first town hall since narrowly losing his election, O'Rourke shows he may not be ready to leave public arena.
The El Pasoan who would be senator isn’t done yet.
The plans come on the same day that the Trump administration claims power to deny asylum to those entering U.S. illegally.
The civil rights group filed a complaint one day after the Border Patrol postponed an Election Day "crowd control" exercise.
The decision to postpone the exercise in El Paso, the home of U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke, comes amid widespread criticism by members of Congress and civil rights groups.