Alana Hernandez

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Alana Hernandez is a Reporter for the Valley Morning Star. She can be reached at ahernandez@valleystar.com or (956) 430-6239.

Island hosts causeway collapse memorial

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — A little after 2 a.m., Ed Cyganiewicz received a knock at his door. It was Sept. 15, 2001, a night Cyganiewicz...

Habitat for Humanity hosts home dedication ceremony

HARLINGEN — Throughout the year, Lisa Campos could often be found with a hammer in hand while sporting a hardhat. She was working toward making...

Honoring contribution to the Island

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — It was a cause for celebration that began with a ceremony and finished with the cutting of a two-tiered cake...

Sea Turtle, Inc. to host Tastes and Toddies with the Turtles

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — A night filled with food, drinks and live music is in store for people looking to help a good local cause. Sea Turtle, Inc. will host its annual fall fundraiser, Tastes and Toddies with the Turtles, Saturday, Sept. 14, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the facility’s Education Complex. The event will include silent and live auctions, live music, spirits and brew tastings and food.

Tournament to honor fallen ICE agent

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Many anglers will be setting out next weekend in hope of arriving back to shore with the heaviest catch of the...

San Benito school district mulls clear bag policy

SAN BENITO — In response to mass shootings, school districts across the country — including Harlingen — have turned to clear bag policies for...

Alleged threat made to Port Isabel High School

PORT ISABEL — An investigation is underway for an alleged threat posted on social media that was addressed to the Port Isabel High School...

Port Isabel school district investigates alleged threat via social media

PORT ISABEL — An investigation is underway for an alleged threat posted on social media addressed to the Port Isabel High School campus. According to...

Running for a cause

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — A local organization is set to host its annual run on the beach in support of a good local cause. The...

SPI Birding Center to celebrate World Shorebirds Day

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Bird watching enthusiasts will be able to partake in an upcoming local celebration of World Shorebirds Day. The South Padre Island...