Taking top honors

HARLINGEN — Three generations of the Boggus family arrived at their Harlingen dealership yesterday with wide smiles.There was a good reason.Frank, Bob and Jacob...

Youth soccer suspended ‘until further notice’

Youth soccer leagues across the East Valley are preparing for the possibility that the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic may force them to cancel their 2020...

Virus expert discusses coronavirus threat

Joseph B. McCormick M.D., an epidemiologist, founder of the UTHealth School of Public Health in Brownsville and one of the world’s top experts on...

Passenger totals at VIA down 80 percent in May, but demand rising

HARLINGEN — Passenger numbers in May at Valley International Airport were down 82 percent year-over-year, but airport officials say they are finally seeing some...

Safety measures: Schools take strict precautions this summer

HARLINGEN — Safety at every turn. Before a student even leaves the vehicle for a class this summer, a Harlingen school district employee checks his...

‘Operation Restart’: Chamber shares best practices guide for businesses emerging from COVID-19

HARLINGEN — For local businesses, coming out of the coronavirus lockdown and shelter-at-home restrictions is raising as many questions as going in. The Harlingen Area Chamber...

Los Fresnos to hold in-person graduation on May 30

The Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District announced Thursday night that it will move forward with in-person commencement ceremonies. The district said because the Texas...

Edinburg police arrest trio suspected of theft of mail

Edinburg police arrested a trio of suspects they say were driving around in late May while looking for packages to steal. The investigation began after a man called police on May 27 to report that a package containing an Apple Macbook Pro that was delivered to his house was missing. He reviewed his security footage, which showed a woman exiting a Chevy Spark before taking the package from his front door, according to a probable cause affidavit. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

More hurricanes possible as NOAA updates forecast

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season could get a boost with the end of El Nino, forecasters say. Forecasters with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or...

Local runner shows stuff at national competition

SAN BENITO — “Go Grandpa! Go Grandpa!” The signs held up by Rey Rodriguez’s grandchildren said it all. So, he complied, placing eighth in the 400...