Oversized loads may divert to waterway route

BROWNSVILLE — Ironically, motorists may be among the primary beneficiaries of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s decision to designate the Texas Gulf Intracoastal Waterway...

NBA Spurs champ to speak in Valley

SAN BENITO — San Antonio Spurs NBA Champion Bruce Bowen will be coming to the Valley June 19 to reach families in South Texas...

Local students learn art of live newscasts

HARLINGEN — “Hi! I’m Harlo Fields. We have a lot to cover so let’s get to it.”She stopped and some footage about Dorraine Araiza...

Conjunto artist Gilberto Limon to play at Narciso Center

SAN BENITO — The Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center presents bajo sexto artist and vocalist extraordinaire Gilberto Limon for its 3rd Thursday Conjunto Nites...

Mental health of persons with disabilities: Accessibility

A friend of mine asked me last week, “With all that you have been through in your life, and especially your having Cancer and...

Program aims to revitalize downtown district with upper-story renovations

HARLINGEN — The loft is like a lot of lofts, with exposed conduit and ventilation ducts (painted a fetching purple), and the floors fitted...

Sea lice invade summer waters

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Sea lice — it’s also known as beach lice, sea bather’s eruption, pika-pika and ocean itch.Those are just some of...

Jaimez wins school race

HARLINGEN — It’s a clear win this time around. Eladio Jaimez won the school board election yesterday with 1,904 votes, gaining victory over Rosalinda...

YappoPalooza, zoo aid sea turtle conservation efforts

BROWNSVILLE — The annual YappoPalooza found a new home this weekend at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville as the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle...

Trainer a boon for some of Valley’s top athletes

McALLEN — The idea that the body can be manipulated led Jaime Cavazos down the path he is on now. That path has helped...