Border issues

For the first time in years, the United States government has filed land condemnation cases against the owners of two properties in Cameron County. In...

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...

In Memoriam

Over 100 Mercedes residents gathered downtown to observe Memorial Day on Monday, May 31, 2019. The ceremony included a 21-gun salute by the McAllen Police...

Mid-Valley Unofficial Election Results

The following are the unofficial election results for elections in Weslaco, Mercedes, Donna and La Villa. An (i) denotes an incumbent in city commission or...

The Great June Flood, Part 3

THE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY One year after the devastation left in the wake of what the National Weather Service dubbed the Great June Flood of 2018...

Novel tech gives new understanding to water resources

MERCEDES — Water. It’s an abundant resource that impacts everything we do and with which we are all intimately familiar. But, just how much...

Migrant tent facility returning to Donna

U.S. Customs and Border Protection last week awarded a contract for the construction of a tent holding facility for families and unaccompanied minors at...

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...

Voters approve Weslaco drainage bond, nix Donna charter amendments

Voters in Weslaco and Donna weren’t choosing representatives on their respective city commissions this May, but they were tasked with making their voices heard...

Red Ants clinch regional semi-final win, play Region IV championship tomorrow

McALLEN — Wins in the regional tournament don’t come easy. Even though Progreso has won seven matches in a row during the past four...