Environmental awareness, conservation

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From hosting nature tours and presentations to helping to conserve surrounding wildlife, the South Padre Island Birding, Nature Center and...

Funeral services set for fallen soldier

Funeral services will be held Friday and Saturday for Spc. Miguel A. Villalon, who was killed Jan. 11 in Afghanistan, when the vehicle he...

Vandals strike: Popular public art piece hit by ‘tagging’

An uplifting example of public art in downtown Brownsville has been defaced by spray-painting vandals, while other properties around downtown and Palm Boulevard have...

Reaching Mars

Reaching Mars SpaceX exhibit opens at Museum of Fine Art By Nubia Reyna Staff Writer The Brownsville Community Foundation in partnership with the Brownsville Museum of Fine...

Humanitarian Response

SAN BENITO — On an early morning, Magda Bolland, executive director of the La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, arrives at the small...

Capital murder suspect on bond re-arrested at scene of stabbing

EDINBURG — A woman accused of capital murder is back in jail after McAllen police found her at the scene of a New Year’s...

RGV Reef begins major construction

  Friends of RGV Reef has launched a major new phase of its artificial reefing project off South Padre Island, even as fishing boats reel...

Passage of trade deal boosts Valley optimism

John Reed, chairman of the Brownsville Navigation District, noted that the United States and Mexico have a long history as trade partners, with the...

Convict in ‘Edinburg Massacre’ successfully has state appeal re-opened

A 40-year-old San Juan man who has spent 15 years on death row for his role in one of the Rio Grande Valley’s most...

HESTEC kicks off Friday with SeaPerch Challenge

Approximately 140 Rio Grande Valley high school students will compete Friday in the 2020 SeaPerch Challenge at the Margaret M. Clark Aquatic Center in...