Rocketing off: Grad collaborates on Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Project

Graduates of Texas State Technical College don’t just reach for the sky, sometimes they reach even higher than that. Brandon Westley, a 2008 Aviation...

Student makes her mark at SkillsUSA

BY Amanda Sotelo“I was in shock when they called my name,” said Dolores Garza, Texas State Technical College Auto Collision Technology student. “I couldn’t...

UTRGV’s marketing creatives garner numerous awards at local ADDY competition

BY Melissa Vasquez EDINBURG – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley picked up more than a dozen honors for creative excellence at the...

Almost done? Hugh Ramsey Park should reopen soon

HARLINGEN — The delayed work at Hugh Ramsey Nature Park should pass a major hurdle as county work crews begin to lay asphalt over...

Problem solved? Javelina herd being moved

HARLINGEN — Across the street from Pam Johnson’s garden home, traps had snared and caged javelina.This, all, just months after a herd invaded her...

Hunting rule changes a reality

HARLINGEN — Federal officials yesterday confirmed the anticipated major changes to the hunting rules at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.Applications to hunt the refuge...

Motive unknown: More information revealed in weekend murder

HARLINGEN — New details have emerged regarding the murder of Houston resident Jose Filiberto Casillas.The 33-year-old appears to have been shot at least once...

‘Harlingen will never be the same’

HARLINGEN — Friends remembered longtime banker Ed Tamayo as a loving father and husband whose generosity helped ignite Harlingen’s community spirit.Tamayo died at his...

Skaters hoping for new digs soon

SAN BENITO — It was hard to miss the group of skateboarders sitting in the audience during Wednesday’s city meeting. Most of them boarded,...

Enjoy the music: Locals present ‘Oklahoma’ next two weekends

HARLINGEN — “OOOOk-lahoma, where the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain …” Care to hear that joyful energetic song from the musical “Oklahoma!” one...