KTEP Local

Tracy Yellen, a member of the Centennial Committee for the Diocese of El Paso announces an extended deadline for the Diocese of El Paso Centennial Art Contest.

Diocese of El Paso Centennial Art Contest Call to Artists for a Commemorative Artwork for the 100th Anniversary of the Diocese of El Paso Extended Deadline: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28

(915) 872-8412

UTEP Student and local artist, Amalia Castro, along with 10-year-old Isabel Padilla, and Musician, Giuseppe Avitia preview “Let’s Do This!” – an event to motivate El Paso youth to stay in school,

“Let’s Do This!”
El Paso Main Public Library Auditorium
501 N. Oregon
Saturday, January 26th 2 to 4pm and Sunday 27th from 2 to 5:30 p.m.
(915) 843-0351

Norma, Bill, and Denise talk with Jennifer Hickey, a Master Gardener and consulting rosarian with the American Rose Society.  She talks about the different kinds of roses available for sale at the Master Gardener Rose Sale, including all types of floribunda, grandiflora, hybrid tea, and EarthKind roses.  Hickey offers some advice on how to pick the right rose for your landscape. 

Orders for the Master Gardener Rose Sale will be taken through February 1.  Order forms are available online at http://txmg.org/elpaso/2012-rose-sale/ or by calling the Texas AgriLife Extension at 915-860-2515, or the Master Gardener Hotline at 915-566-1276.

Aired Jan. 19, 2013.

Winter Sun.  Aired Jan. 18, 2013.

Mountain Lion.  Aired Jan. 17, 2013.

Tilt.  Aired Jan. 16, 2013.

Peregrin.  Aired Jan. 15, 2013.

Ferret.  Aired Jan. 14, 2013.

Greg & Liz talk with vegan food blogger, TV cooking show host, and lifestyle coach, Jaime Karpovich.  Karpovich talks about her efforts to change the image of the "angry vegan" through her blog and cooking show.  She also talks about ways vegetarianism and veganism are working their ways into mainstream America.  http://savethekales.wordpress.comAired Jan. 13, 2013.

Louie talks with Dr. Elena Izquierdo, Associate Professor of Teacher Education at UTEP; and Kathleen Staudt, Professor of Political Science at UTEP.  They discuss the upcoming conference, "Social Justice in Public Education."  Izquierdo & Staudt talk about the importance of getting teachers, parents, and community leaders involved in public education.  They also offer their views as to why time-consuming standardized tests have alienated students facing a language barrier, and why those tests have taken valuable teaching time out of the classroom.  They explain why the punitive nature of standardized tests have often led schools to partake in unethical behavior, leading them to sacrifice students to save the school's ranking.

The conference, "Social Justice in Public Education," will take place Jan. 18-19 at Bowie High School, and is open to all.  Info: Kathleen Staudt 915-747-7975, or visit www.elpasoteachersassociation.org.

Aired Jan. 12, 2013.

In a rebroadcast from April 13, 2010, Florence talks with attorney Stephanie Townsend Allala.  Allala specializes in elder law, though the subject should interest any adult age 18 or older.  She talks about the documents no person should be without, and why it is so crucial to plan for what will happen to our finances and our loved ones when we die.  She also briefly touches upon the importance of Medicaid and Medicare in the lives of seniors.  www.elpasoelderlaw.com, 915-257-0420.  Aired Jan. 12, 2013.

Native El Pasoan, printmaker Gene Flores talks about his exhibition at the El Paso Museum of Art titled Proverbios and Dichos Chicanos.

Gene Flores: Proverbios and Dichos Chicanos at the El Paso Museum of Art
January 6, 2013 - May 26, 2013 in the Peter and Margaret de Wetter Gallery

World-class cellist, Zuill Bailey, Artistic Director of El Paso ProMusica previews the acclaimed 24th annual Chamber Music Festival.

El Paso ProMusica’s Chamber Music Festival
(915) 833-9400

Bill & Norma talk about preparing for El Paso's unpredictable winter temps by protecting your plants and your pipes.  They also talk about bringing color inside your home with quick-blooming bulbs, ordering seeds for your spring garden from seed catalogs, and why to hold off on fertilizing your plants until the weather begins to warm up.  Aired Jan. 12, 2013.

Louie talks with Tom Fullerton, professor of Economics & Finance at UTEP, about the UTEP Border Economic Forum, which will address the 2013 regional economic outlook, as well as transportation issues on the border, AAA baseball, health care on the border, and much more.  Fullerton also talks about the improving economy of Ciudad Juarez, and how it is benefiting El Paso.

The UTEP Border Economic Forum is Jan. 16 at the El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center on the UTEP Campus.  $30, includes breakfast & lunch.  Info: 915-747-7775.

Aired Jan. 11, 2013.

Goddard.  Aired Jan. 11, 2013.

Condor.  Aired Jan. 10, 2013.

Javelina.  Aired Jan. 9, 2013.

Bosque.  Aired Jan. 8, 2013.

Spotted Owl.  Aired Jan. 7, 2013.

In a rebroadcast from August 7, 2010, Cheryl Garing talks with Don Kime and Charlie Stapler of the Sunmaster Toastmasters.  They talk about how their organization can help people get over their often-paralyzing fear of public speaking.  The Sunmasters Toastmasters meet every Friday morning at 7:30 a.m. at the Ronald McDonald House, 300 E. California St.  833-1406, www.district23.orgAired Jan. 5, 2013.

Donald E. Moss, Ph.D., UTEP Professor and Researcher in Neuroscience for 35 years, talks about the incredible true story detailed in his new book titled Alzheimer’s: My Journey to a Next Generation Treatment.

Part 2 of our interview with Donald E. Moss, Ph.D.

Gopher.  Aired Jan. 4, 2013.

El Camino Real.  Aired Jan. 3, 2013.

Oak Fungus.  Aired Jan. 2, 2013.

January 1.  Aired Jan. 1, 2013.

Robledo Print.  Aired Dec. 31, 2012.

Louie talks with Harry Meeuwson, director of CETaL (Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning); and Karla Ramirez, program director of CETaL.  Meeuwson & Ramirez talk about how CETaL focuses on improving teaching skills for UTEP faculty and graduate student instructors. 

CETaL will be sponsoring the upcoming International Sun Conference on Teaching & Learning, February 28 & March 1, at the Tomas Rivera Conference Center in the UTEP East Union Building.  Guest speakers at the conference will be Richard Pineda of the UTEP Department of Communication, and Marsha Lovett, co-author of "How Learning Works."  Advance registration available at http://cetalweb.utep.edu/sun; registration also available on site the days of the conference.  More information: 915-747-8793.  (The deadline for submitting papers for the conference is Jan. 3.)

Aired Dec. 29, 2012.

Dennis Woo talks with Laura Cruz-Acosta, Marketing & Public Affairs Coordinator with Sun Metro.  Cruz-Acosta talks about upcoming improvements and additions taking place at Sun Metro terminals across the city, including expanding amenities at the Eastside Terminal, the addition of articulated buses (longer buses made up of 2 sections joined by a pivoting joint), and a new Maintenance & Operations Facility at Montana & Global Reach.  She also talks about Sun Metro's Lift buses, which transport seniors and others with disabilities directly to their destination; and the Gold Route which takes travelers from El Paso into Las Cruces, and vice versa. www.sunmetro.net

Sun Metro is also offering transportation to the Sun Bowl game on Dec. 31 from 7 locations: $3 round trip.  Sun Bowl parking is also available at the Union Plaza Transit Terminal downtown ($5), with transportation to the Sun Bowl game. www.sunmetro.net/sunbowl

Aired Dec. 29, 2012.