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Comptroller Hegar hears local input on expanding broadband access

EDINBURG — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar paid a visit here Tuesday as part of a statewide effort to expand internet access.

No flooding reported in Valley, but power outage hit San Benito hard

Overnight storms brought the lightning but damage for residents in the Valley was minimal, officials said Tuesday.

Health officials once again urge caution as Holy Week COVID surge expected

While the majority of the Rio Grande Valley continues to be at low risk of COVID-19, hospitalizations have slightly increased over the last few days and health officials continue to remain vigilant.

Report: Winter Texans are coming back, and they’ve already spent $1B

DONNA — Winter visitors to the Rio Grande Valley generated as much as $1.9 billion during their stay in the region, Welcome Home RGV revealed in an economic impact study presented here Thursday afternoon.

Politics in flux: South Texas in play as congressional shakeups create ripple effects in...

BY BERENICE GARCIA AND MARK REAGAN | STAFF WRITERS There was a shift in the winds in 2020 when Republicans caught Democrats off guard, nearly...

Cool crops: Winter planting in Valley looking good

A difficult growing year that began with February’s hard freeze and continued with excessive rainfall during the summer is reverting to historical norms. The Rio...

Sales tax numbers again strong for Valley cities

Every city but one in Cameron County posted double-digit sales tax revenue gains in the November report, with Brownsville being the sole exception with...

At least 27 Texas hospitals were out of ICU beds last week

By Carla Astudillo and Karen Brooks Harper, The Texas Tribune The highly contagious delta variant of COVID-19 continues to send hundreds of unvaccinated Texans to...

U.S. reopens land borders with Mexico to vaccinated travelers

By Uriel J. García, The Texas Tribune EL PASO — After 19 months of closure, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Monday reopened its...

CBP: Non-essential trips to resume with restriction

During a Friday press conference hosted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Veterans International Bridge in Brownsville, Port Director Tater Ortiz announced that...