Collective clout: Valley leaders pull together for regional needs at Capitol

BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — Representatives of the Rio Grande Valley descended upon the state capitol on Tuesday, bringing with them the region’s...

La Villa candidates to contest results

Three seats on the La Villa Board of Aldermen were up for grabs in Saturday’s municipal election — each with an incumbent and a...

San Juan candidate responds to TRO

One week after his political opponent filed a temporary restraining order against him alleging defamation, Place 5 San Juan City Commissioner Pete Garcia filed...

Weslaco task force proposes $89.7M in drainage improvements

The Weslaco City Commission may soon decide how it will pay for at least a portion of the $89.7 million price tag on eight...

Abbott appoints Hidalgo County sheriff to Domestic Terrorism Task Force

Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra has been selected as one of 18 members to join a new Domestic Terrorism Task Force, Gov. Greg...

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...

Officials break ground on $1.3 million fire, EMS station

Weslaco city leaders and first responders from across Hidalgo County gathered together on the city’s north side Thursday to break ground on what will...

Weslaco District 4 election headed to runoff

WESLACO — The race to fill the District 4 seat on the Weslaco City Commission continues as none of the four candidates earned the...

Early voting numbers come in

The preliminary numbers for the first week of early voting are in across the Mid-Valley. Overall, voter turnout between Monday, April 22 and Saturday, April...

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...