Diana Eva Maldonado

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Diana Eva Maldonado is the Digital Editor for the Brownsville Herald, Valley Morning Star and Coastal Current. She can be reached at dmaldonado@valleystar.com or (956) 421-9872 or (956) 982-6618.

Forecasters: Rainy Saturday, Sunny Sunday

The forecast for the final weekend of the holiday shopping season will have good days and bad because you can expect a dreary, rainy...

NWS: Cold days lie ahead in Valley

Winter doesn’t officially arrive in the Western Hemisphere until this weekend, but for those who live in the Rio Grande Valley it feels like...

Front moving towards the Valley, cold nights in the forecast

Why is it so windy? There's a cold front is headed for the Valley. The National Weather Service in Brownsville says as the front moves...

Rio Hondo lift bridge reopened

Traffic is flowing once again across the Rio Hondo lift bridge. On Sunday, contractors completed their work to repair a dented I-beam heavily damaged in...

Rio Hondo bridge repairs begin today, may be closed for a week

The Texas Department of Transportation says this morning crews will begin repairs on the Rio Hondo lift bridge that was damaged last Friday and...

Island to launch annual Shop the Island event

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From yoga studios and boutiques to salons and restaurants, a nationwide movement aims to illuminate the challenges and opportunities small...

SPI opens Holiday Sandcastle Village

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — As the holiday season continues to take shape, this coastal city has started to kick off its annual festivities that...

LNG firms gain approval; FERC completes review of Port proposals

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission gave its approval Thursday to three companies planning to build multi-billion-dollar liquefied natural gas export facilities at the Port...

LNG companies gain FERC approval

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission gave its approval today to several companies planning to build liquefied natural gas export facilities at the Port of...

Power outage impacts San Benito, Harlingen area

A power outage Saturday afternoon left nearly 16,000 AEP Texas Customers without electricity for nearly two hours. According to the AEP website, the outage impacted...