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    Friday, February 24, 2017
    Overwhelming hundreds of other competitors across the country, an Imperial native earned the 2017 National 4-H Youth in Action Award for healthy living. ​Bryanne Sanchez, 18, is being recognized nationally for her leadership role by being a campaigner for healthy lifestyles in the Imperial Valley and throughout the state. For More Information on this article visit ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest
    Friday, February 24, 2017
    This town knows its way around an outdoor grill and a great way to wring out the not-too-distant damp cool evenings is the sixth annual Tri-Tip Cook-Off taking place on Saturday. For More Information on this article visit http://www.ivpressonline.com
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, February 23, 2017
    With a focus on welding applications for agriculture, the 2017 Southwest Summit kicked off here Wednesday as part of a three-day event filled with workshops, lectures, demonstration and presentation regarding the latest and best practices in the agricultural industry. The most in depth of the sessions the first day was the Advanced Welding Applications for Agriculture workshop, which covered a ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community
    Thursday, February 23, 2017
    Five months to the day when Abigail Hernandez was first deployed as an unpaid reserve officer with the Calexico Police Department, she has returned as a gainfully employed full-time police officer. The transition comes as a welcome development for Hernandez, whose lifelong goal has always been to become a law enforcement officer. For More Information on this article visit ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    A spirited debate at City Council chambers here had One World Beef agreeing to submit a fifth proposal supplying additional information about its planned Biofiltro system aimed at providing additional cleaning of pre-treated effluent in order to use it for irrigating adjacent property to grow forage crops for livestock. After meetings with councilmen Don Wharton and George Nava, OWB Chief ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    If there are two things to get Imperial Valley residents out to a parade it is civic pride and the imperative to support family and the 2017 Mardi Gras Light Parade and Street Festival drew a royal flush at Main Street on Saturday. There were 32 entries marching, including the city of El Centro Phantom of the Opera float transporting the 2017 Mardi Gras king and queen, Dr. Alfredo Negrete and his ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    As the Lenten season approaches in preparation for Easter, the last big night of fun before the faithful get ready for Holy Week will see two big Mardi Gras events give the desert southwest the look and feel of the Big Easy. El Centro Medical Regional Center Foundation presents the 10th annual Mardi Gras Fundraiser Bal. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. on Friday at Imperial Palms Hotel & Resort ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Community
    Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    The Imperial County Board of Supervisors welcomes the public to the State of the County Address at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Old Eucalyptus School House, 796 W. Evan Hewes Highway. Guests will hear District 3 Supervisor Michael Kelley, chairman of the board, highlight accomplishments of individual department and an overview of services provided to the county. Health, social services, probation ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    During a small ceremony on Monday, the Pioneers Memorial Hospital Foundation announced an $80,000 contribution to the Pioneers Memorial Hospital for the purchase of new equipment to perform endoscopic ultrasounds. The latest contribution was the third and final installment paid towards the total project cost of $330,000. The first donation for the EUS equipment was made for $100,000 in April of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic