Early voting in Weslaco runoff ongoing

Early voting by personal appearance continues this week in the special election runoff for Weslaco’s District 4 city commission seat. Voting began last Monday, with 103...

Lift off: Starship Hopper hops, achieves milestone

SpaceX’s first untethered launch of its Starhopper prototype at Boca Chica Beach late last Thursday was an important milestone for the company and development...

FEMA disaster recovery center now open in La Villa

LA VILLA — A month to the day after a torrential rainstorm began to batter eastern Hidalgo County, causing millions of dollars in flood...

Weslaco sets runoff date for commission seat

WESLACO — The Weslaco City Commission last Tuesday canvassed the results of last week’s special election to fill the unexpired term of the District...

Donna refinances 2009 debt

DONNA — It’s a borrowers’ market right now, and as such, Donna city leaders are taking advantage of low interest rates to refinance some...

Proposed SNAP changes would cut benefits to thousands of Valley residents

Proposed changes to who qualifies for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, benefits could affect Rio Grande Valley residents who rely on the program...

Edcouch-Elsa computer sales probe intensifies

EDCOUCH — The Edcouch-Elsa school district Wednesday addressed the auction of computers with sensitive information, anticipating action such as reprimanding and possibly terminating those...

Edcouch-Elsa ISD approves pay raises

EDCOUCH — The Edcouch- Elsa school board last week approved pay raises for employees, with priority given to teachers who have more than five...

Texas jobless rate drops, Valley’s drifts upward

HARLINGEN — The Texas economy added 45,000 jobs in June to set another employment record, with the jobless rate dropping to 3.4% from 3.5%,...

Ebarb ready to lead Lady Panthers cross country team

WESLACO — Amity Ebarb’s goal this season is to win the District 31-6A title, regional title and make it to the state cross country...