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Election Day: Constitutional amendments, county arena on ballot

Cameron County voters will head to the polls on Tuesday to vote in a Constitutional Amendment Election and a county election where they will...

SBA to offer veteran-owned business training all week

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Veterans Small Business week continues through Nov. 5 with a number of free online training sessions for Rio...

Another cool front headed toward the Valley

Here comes another cool front. A new month is ushering in a front expected to make its way to the Rio Grande Valley Thursday morning....

EPA awards $2 million to test Texas schools’ water for lead

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $2 million to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to help identify sources of lead in...

OPINION: Getting out: Precautions still needed during Halloween outings

In the Rio Grande Valley, Halloween is more than just a one-night affair; it starts a three-day commemoration that extends through All Saint’s Day...

White House renews bid to end ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday launched a second bid to end a Trump-era policy to make asylum-seekers wait...

Forecasters issue elevated fire risk for South Texas

The entire Rio Grande Valley is under an elevated fire risk because of the extremely low humidity. The Storm Prediction Center says the risk will...

5 firms being considered to build Abbott border wall

By Uriel J. García, The Texas Tribune State officials have shortlisted five firms to design and build barriers on the Texas-Mexico border — including some...

Workforce agency unveils $2.45 billion for child-care operators

The Texas Workforce Commission announced it has approved one-time funding of $2.45 billion to support the state’s child-care industry. The federal monies are intended to...

Master Naturalists launch recruitment drive

One of the doors of nature knowledge is about to re-open as the Texas Master Naturalists begins accepting applications for training. Registration is open to...