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RGV Birding Festival raring to make up for lost year

HARLINGEN — A year after the difficult decision to cancel, the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival is gearing up for its 27th annual event...

Valley women reappointed to Texas Historical Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Monica Zárate Burdette, Lilia Garcia, David Gravelle, John L. Nau, III, and Tom Perini of the Texas Historical Commission...

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear former Indian Lake police chief’s case

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case pertaining to former Indian Lake police chief and Cameron County sheriff’s candidate John Chambers. According...

Officials mull $10.9 million stimulus to upgrade drainage, sewer

HARLINGEN — More than 700 city employees might be getting a bigger cut of Harlingen’s $22 million federal stimulus check. Meanwhile, city commissioners are planning...

Hot days this week: Long-term forecast hints at more rain

The very summer-like heat wave that has descended on the Rio Grande Valley in recent days will likely persist through the weekend and is...

Deadline to pay taxes without attorney fees approaching

Individuals owing taxes on real estate accounts for the tax year 2020 in Cameron County have until the end of June to make arrangement...

Texas universities got more state funding this year, but they’re still hoping for more

By Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune Texas’ public university officials and higher education leaders said they are breathing a sigh of relief after state lawmakers...

Harlingen resident earns doctoral degree

HARLINGEN — For Dr. Brenda de la Garza, 37, pursuing a career in education used to be something she never imagined herself doing. She had...

Leader wants Harlingen city manager contract clarified

HARLINGEN — Questions are popping up surrounding proposals that could impact Harlingen City Hall. After meeting with city commissioners behind closed doors earlier this week,...

TSTC degrees keep Diesel Equipment Technology grads in demand

With more trucks rolling along interstates and highways, the need to keep them operational grows. Texas State Technical College’s Diesel Equipment Technology program, offered in...