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Zoo to celebrate annual Kids Appreciation Day Saturday

As summer comes to a close, the Gladys Porter Zoo will be holding an afternoon adventure, their 16th Annual Kids Appreciation Day from noon...

Cameron, Hidalgo conduct census surey

Cameron and Hidalgo counties spent $100,000 for a survey company, Pacific Market Research out of Washington State, to ask 800 residents whether or not...

Gladys Porter zoo expands monkey exhibit

BROWNSVILLE — The Angolan black-and-white colobus monkeys seem to relish their new, expanded “Colobus Crossing,” located behind Small World at the Gladys Porter Zoo,...

Saying goodbye: Park Ranger retires after 26 years of service

For over 25 years, National Park Ranger historian and nationally-recognized military author, Douglas A. Murphy has served at the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic...

CAF Airshow to soar at new location this weekend

The Commemorative Air Force Rio Grande Valley Wing AIRSHOW! takes off this weekend, and this year it’s at a new location. The CAF AIRSHOW! will...

Valley veteran remembers D-Day

Seventy-five years ago today, Brownsville resident U.S. Army Private First-class Ramon Perez Saldana was part of the D-Day invasion at Normandy on June 6,...

Unveiled: Refurbished Stegman Building debuts

A crowd of more than 200 city officials, arts instructors and students championed by their parents, as well as members of the general public...

Special Delivery: YouthBuild constructs playhouse for Monica’s House

  YouthBuild Brownsville made a special delivery to Monica’s House in Brownsville. In three days — as part of YouthBuild Day — the group built a...

Decals to help special needs community

BROWNSVILLE — Ceci Sanchez tearfully recalled the most recent emotional encounter involving her family and law enforcement, the third such occurrence since December: “When I...

Hurricane Hunters: Bring awareness to storms

Every hurricane season, they suit up and fly into danger to save lives along the Gulf Coast. Commanded by USAF(R) officer Maj. Kendall Dunn, the...