Tag: Harlingen

Disaster declaration granted to Cameron, Hidalgo, Willacy counties

President Trump today granted a request made by Gov. Abbott to declare three Rio Grande Valley counties as disaster zones following storms which left...

Tio Cano: As clean-ups continue elsewhere, a rural lake bed is still underwater

LA FERIA — Three weeks after one of the hardest-hitting rain storms in memory, many of the thousands of homeowners flooded in Cameron County...

‘Off the charts’: Why catastrophic rains overwhelm city’s drainage system

HARLINGEN — That makes two. As Harlingen residents continue ripping out carpet, drywall and a little bit of their hearts in the aftermath of a...

Harlingen Happenings

Mary Torres, Special to the Star The Community Historical Archaeology Project with Schools Program, or CHAPS Program, at UTRGV has developed a traveling museum exhibit...

Harlingen sales tax numbers drop into negative territory

HARLINGEN — For the first time in at least two years, Harlingen has posted year-over-year state sales tax reimbursements that are negative, showing a...

TSTC Cyber Security Center of Excellence training the future of industry

By Amanda Sotelo, TSTC Staff Cyber Security professionals protect the most important and most private information. From financial institutions and the federal government to fortune...

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen utilizing AI in stroke treatment

HARLINGEN – From self-driving cars to millions of web searches every day, artificial intelligence is used in countless applications in everyday life. Now, Valley Baptist...

Super Park: Families excited about Lon C. Hill upgrade

HARLINGEN — They’re psyched. Families and children are excitedly anticipating the conversion of Lon C. Hill Park into a “destination park” with a volleyball area,...

Testy town hall: Flood victims seek answers

HARLINGEN — Two weeks after what city officials describe as a 500-year rain event, fallout continued last night at a town hall meeting with...

Basement flooding at Baxter Lofts delays move-in

HARLINGEN — Move-in day for the renovated Baxter Lofts has been delayed again due to flooding after the heavy storms two weeks ago. The city’s...