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Natural healer opens door to conversation on holistic practices

EDINBURG — In a white dress designed with Mexican floral and walking barefoot, Pharr native, Danielle Lopez, is a local Rio Grande Valley curandera...

New state program assists disabled in saving

McALLEN — A new savings account program launched last month by the state Comptroller of Public Accounts is now helping families of the disabled...

Cyclists, runners assist in hopeful humanitarian effort

McALLEN — ‘Suenos Americanos’, Todos Somos Inmigrantes (American dreams; we’re all immigrants) was a phrase coined for Sunday’s second annual Ride for Hope to...

Yoga students use usually loud place for calmness

EDINBURG – H-E-B Park, where soccer fans are usually cheering after a goal has been scored, was turned upside down Saturday morning as calmness,...

Local speller misses finals at National Bee, but gained valuable experience

EDINBURG — After six months of learning and practicing five- to 10-letter words, Veena Namboodiri fell short of making the final cut for the...

McAllen enthusiast: Local blogger’s Nine to Five Guy posts promote city in unique way

McALLEN — Promoting the city and a healthy lifestyle seems to come naturally for local blogger Robert Lopez.The McAllen native is becoming known throughout...

Mother fights for change after son dies of food allergy

McALLEN — The third annual Food Allergy Awareness Walk took place recently at the Cine El Rey theater in memory of Harlingen’s Sergio A....

Edinburg student prepares for Scripps Spelling Bee

McALLEN — As the days for the Scripps National Spelling Bee inched closer to becoming a reality, Veena Namboodiri was having mixed emotions before...

Local organization assists in matching volunteers with community needs

McALLEN — As school year winds down, students looking for ways to keep busy during the three-month summer break now have help finding volunteer...

Tech Wars: McAllen students take to the field for robotics, drone competition

McALLEN — On the grounds where sports rule the field most of the year, a unique inaugural event was held Friday at McAllen Veterans...