Sea Turtle Inc. enters busiest time of the year

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — It was a tough month for sea turtles. April was described by Sea Turtle Inc. staff as being a “busy month.”...

Vote in 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards

Voting is underway for our annual Valley Morning Star Reader's Choice Awards. You must be 18 years old to participate and you must vote in...

Election Night Returns

These are the unofficial election night totals as of 10 p.m. HARLINGEN Harlingen Mayor - FINAL Chris Boswell (Incumbent) - 1937 Miguel Angel Segura - 864 Harlingen District 1...

PHOTO GALLERY: New Harlingen Convention Center

City leaders held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday for the new $16.7 million Harlingen Convention Center. At 701 Harlingen Heights Drive, the 44,000-square-foot building,...

Convention Center wows with first tours; Hotel to be completed in 12 months

  HARLINGEN — Nancy Cantu followed a stream of visitors as the Harlingen Convention Center opened its tall glass doors for its first tours. In the...

Sea Turtle Inc. finds first nest of the season

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Accompanying the arrival of warmer weather in the Valley are hundreds of female turtles who venture into the ocean with...

$6 million revamp full speed ahead at Camp Perry

HARLINGEN — The new dining hall stands fresh and ready for visitors. Just across the road, workers labor steady on the new activity center at...

Higher property values good news for some, bitter pill for others

HARLINGEN — Across the county, property owners are opening up their mail and gawking at jumping property values. That’s because rising values can mean more...

San Benito proposes cap to food vendor permits

SAN BENITO — On weekends, many nonprofits set up street-side food booths, selling tax-free barbecue chicken plates to raise money. And all they need is...