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Flood plan: IBWC study recommends dredging

MERCEDES — A new hydraulic model for flood mitigation along the Arroyo Colorado is raising significant concerns among city officials who believe dredging and...

TPWD plan would ban night-time bowfishing for gar

HARLINGEN — A new proposal on alligator gar could mean a statewide ban on night-time bowfishing for the increasingly popular game fish. Texas Parks and...

In the Rio Grande Valley, monarchs mostly pass us by

HARLINGEN — Valley naturalist Ken King, co-author of Plants of Deep South Texas, says dramatic annual fluctuations in numbers for a butterfly species like...

Valley Charlotte Russe stores not on closings list

HARLINGEN — Three Rio Grande Valley Charlotte Russe teen clothing stores are not on a closings list released late Tuesday afternoon. The same day troubled...

Valley International Airport nears end of six-year, $12 million upgrade

HARLINGEN — As Tina Turner knocks out “What’s Love Got to Do With It” over the terminal’s speakers, the satisfaction of Valley International Airport’s...

Agency leader warns Census 2020 efforts a long haul

WESLACO — Regional officials are cautioning Valley residents not to become complacent about early preparations for Census 2020, but rather be prepared for a...

Man, 81, struck at Valley International Airport dies

HARLINGEN — An 81-year-old pedestrian struck by a vehicle while in the baggage loading area at Valley International Airport last week has died. John R....

Local banker named to state association boar

HARLINGEN — As the move-in to the new Texas Regional Bank headquarters continues, its chief executive is adding new responsibilities after being named to...

Canadian researcher seeks input from Valley birders

HARLINGEN — Fresh air, beautiful locations, the thrill of a bloodless hunt and the eternal additions to life lists are all part of the...

Pedestrian, 81, in critical condition after airport accident

HARLINGEN — An 81-year-old man is in critical condition at Valley Baptist Medical Center after being struck by a vehicle while he was in...