Account Activation

If you have a subscription to any of our Rio Grande Valley publications, including the Monitor, the Valley Morning Star, or the Brownsville Herald, you are entitled to Unlimited Digital Access at no additional cost.


All you need to do is link your subscription account with your email address and create a password. You can do this by following the steps below:



1. Start the process by clicking on the “Link my Account” button below.

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2. A form like the one shown below will pop-up. Enter your email address and create a password into the form, then click the blue “LINK SUBSCRIPTION” button at the bottom.


3. The next pop-up will look like the example below. Enter the last name on your account, select one of the three Search Options and enter the requested information. Once you enter your information, click on the blue ACTIVATE ACCOUNT button.


You have now linked your account and will be able to sign in online using your email address and the password you just created and can now enjoy unlimited access to our website and our e-Edition. If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please call Customer Service at 956-982-6664 for the Herald, 956-421-9800 for the Star, and 956-683-4300 for The Monitor.