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Orlando Campos named CEO finalist for Harlingen’s Economic Development Corp.

HARLINGEN — After seven months, a national search has led city officials to a finalist for the job of manager and chief executive officer of the city's Economic Development Corporation.

Border Patrol, Harlingen police stop smuggling attempt at Valley International Airport

Border Patrol agents along with the Harlingen Police Department stopped a smuggling attempt last Thursday at Valley International Airport.

City of Harlingen earns ‘clean’ audit

HARLINGEN — Officials’ financial management earned the city high marks in its annual audit finding cash reserves jumped to a record stockpile of $31.4 million while sales tax revenue climbed 25 percent to an all-time high during the last five years.

US Rep. Gonzalez introduces bill to make Valley International Airport entry port

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez introduced the Honest Runway Labeling Act, which would designate certain airports within 30 miles of the northern or southern border as ports of entry while terminating the corresponding airport’s user fees, including Valley International Airport in Harlingen.

Air cargo at Harlingen’s VIA continues slump in January

HARLINGEN — Air cargo numbers at Valley International Airport continue to slide compared to the busy period which coincided with the COVID-19 lockdowns.

Harlingen’s VIA records busiest January in nine years

HARLINGEN — Passenger numbers at Valley International Airport dipped in January as is usually the case in what amounts to the off-season for tourism.

Construction begins on $15.5 million Valley International Airport runway extension

HARLINGEN — Construction has begun on what will be the longest runway south of San Antonio at Valley International Airport.

ULA to close rocket-building facility at Valley International Airport

HARLINGEN — The city’s manufacturing link with space, United Launch Alliance, is shutting down its operation here as the company transitions away from its Atlas V rocket to the new Vulcan Centaur.

Sen. Cruz introduces bill to remove user-fees at Valley International Airport

HARLINGEN — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Thursday introduced a bill that would remove the designation of a user fee airport from Valley International Airport, potentially saving the facility as much as $600,000 annually.

More than 5,000 U.S. flights canceled due to weather, including Valley stops

HARLINGEN — A lingering winter storm is causing havoc with airline flight schedules, leading to thousands of cancellations and delays, including at Valley airports.