Fernando Del Valle

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Fernando del Valle is a Reporter for the Valley Morning Star. He can be reached at fdelvalle@valleystar.com or (956) 430-6278.

Cameron and Willacy counties becoming mecca for wind farms

RAYMONDVILLE — Ten years ago, flat swaths of farmland stretched across most of the area’s horizon. Today, towering wind turbines are transforming the landscape, jutting...

Consultant to launch Harlingen golf course study

HARLINGEN — Under scattered balding greens, roundworms sucked the life out of patches of turf. So crews have mixed up recipes to try to cure...

Baxter Lofts in Harlingen sets low-income rents

HARLINGEN — Lynn Sanger’s busy taking calls from residents who want to live in the city’s first high-rise development — even though she won’t...

Arcade busted again: federal agents raid Lyford game room

LYFORD — For the second time in nearly four months, federal agents have raided one of the city’s largest game rooms. Agents with U.S. Department...

Former Valley newsman dies

HARLINGEN — Family and friends Thursday remembered former Valley Morning Star Editor Jerry Deal as a hard-edged newsman and demanding boss who helped sharpen...

Raid shuts down game room; cash confiscated

SEBASTIAN — It’s the domino effect.A raid on Silver Outpost game room has led three other game rooms to close nearly three months after...

Sears closing its doors at Valle Vista Mall in Harlingen

HARLINGEN — City leaders will meet with Valle Vista Mall’s new owner to discuss the shopping center’s future following Sears’ announcement the iconic national...

Valley International Airport in Harlingen wants to expand nonstop service

HARLINGEN — The city is waving around a $1 million-lure to airlines offering nonstop flights to five popular destinations.The city’s new Air Service Development...

Valley International Airport in Harlingen wants to expand nonstop service

HARLINGEN — The city is waving around a $1 million-lure to airlines offering nonstop flights to five popular destinations.The city’s new Air Service Development...

State nixes plans for school district contracts with migrant centers

SAN BENITO — The school district won’t be educating undocumented immigrant children at a federally-funded shelter here.Southwest Key Programs has canceled its agreement with...