The Grande Narrative: Young adults work toward goal of diversified curriculum

Shaena Reyes never learned about Juneteenth as a student at McAllen’s Nikki Rowe High School. Reyes, who graduated in 2018, only learned this summer about...

Mercedes woman faces down cancer

Erika Galan remembers crying on her way to pick up her two daughters from their father’s house one day this August. She was worried they...

Rosario Guillen pushes to fulfill dance dreams

Pharr native Rosario Guillen may sometimes wake up with a body so sore it’s hard to get out of bed. For him, that’s the...

Almaguer leaves indelible mark on Valley citrus industry

McALLEN — Jesus Almaguer could taste the Rio Grande Valley in oranges. His oldest granddaughter, Vickie Gomez, said if three oranges were placed in front of him —...

Edinburg CISD repurposes buses, drivers to deliver meals, school supplies 

EDINBURG — The last time Juan Heredia drove a school bus full of students, it was March. Since the pandemic hit, the school bus driver...

Boy Scouts to hold annual fundraiser virtually

The Rio Grande Council of the Boy Scouts of America will be holding a fundraising event next week to help support the local scouting...

Pre-teen unites with fellow Girl Scouts for Project Nurse Care Kit

Skyla Marroquin was so grateful for the healthcare workers who cared for her great grandmother while she fought COVID-19, that she had to do...

Pre-teen unites with fellow Girl Scouts for Project Nurse Care Kit

Skyla Marroquin was so grateful for the healthcare workers who cared for her great grandmother while she fought COVID-19, that she had to do...

PVAS hosts Wag-A-Thon to help with Hanna repairs

Hurricane Hanna’s damage displaced hundreds of local residents, including furry ones. The Category 1 storm that swept through the region in July left both of...

Curriculum designers explore challenges of virtual fall semester

There are new reasons to have back-to-school jitters this year. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed Rio Grande Valley school districts to a virtual fall semester,...