Valley Morning Star

Vela wants answers from ERCOT

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U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, said he is frustrated with the outages impacting the Valley and the rest of the state. Vela issued the following...

Free Trade Bridge to close

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Cameron County officials say the Free Trade Bridge at Los Indios will close at 1 p.m. Wednesday. According to a news release, the bridge will...

Rescued: ‘Operation save turtles’ saves thousands

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — What started as hundreds of cold-stunned turtles has now surpassed thousands. The South Padre Island Convention Center, which operated without power...

Tens of thousands still without power in Valley

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Weather-related power outages affecting tens of thousands of Rio Grande Valley residents continued through Tuesday with no relief in sight for many. AEP Texas said...

Battered and bruised: Deep freeze damages citrus; winter crops still being assessed

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HARLINGEN — Valley citrus has been battered and bruised over the last year, and for some growers, the extreme cold may put an end...

Outage fallout has widespread effects in powerless Valley

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Roma residents lost access to water Tuesday. La Feria’s mayor was checking on her city departments from a home without power for more than...

Cameron County postpones 2nd dose vaccination clinic until Sunday

Cameron County health officials announced they have rescheduled and combined the second dose vaccination clinics until Sunday. Because of the severe weather conditions, area residents...

Deep freeze leads Boswell to declare disaster; Residents brace for more power outages

HARLINGEN — Like other state governments heads, Mayor Chris Boswell on Tuesday declared a local state of disaster as Texas braced for more power...

Officials warn of deadly exposure to cold; more take cover in shelters

HARLINGEN — Ambulances are caring for more residents suffering potentially deadly exposure to freezing temperatures amid a historic cold wave. Meanwhile, officials are urging residents...
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