McAllen ISD considers tax ratification election

McALLEN — School district officials here are reaching out to the public for feedback on possible plans to place a tax ratification election before...

Longtime assistant named interim police chief in Edinburg

Lots of personnel changes have been made in the Edinburg police department over the past month, with the city giving little information as to reasons behind the moves.

McAllen ISD officials moving forward with TRE-related projects

The McAllen school district board of trustees received an update Monday evening on the projects being financed with funds levied by the recently-approved Tax...

UPDATED: Driver in dispatcher’s death charged with intoxication manslaughter

Our most-read online story from Wednesday: Sunday’s incident was not the driver’s first run in with the law involving alcohol. He was arrested in June 2017 on a driving while intoxicated charge and sentenced to probation, which he completed in October of this year.

Oregon Senator visits RGV: ‘This is not zero-tolerance, this is zero humanity’

A day after having the police called on him when trying to visit an immigration detention center in Brownsville, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-OR,...

Palm Valley Animal Center looking for foster homes for holiday season

Foster homes allow the shelter to hold animals until they are ready to be transported while still being able to take in others.

Losing our roots: Descendants of Valley’s pioneering families fear wall will separate them from...

SOUTH OF SAN JUAN — Ramiro Roberto Ramirez stood near an 8-foot wooden cross he constructed for the chapel his great-great-grandfather built here in...

Salinas team files response in Mission election appeal

In the latest development in the Mission election saga, attorneys for former Mayor Norberto “Beto” Salinas filed their response last week to the appeal...

State ag commissioner visits Pharr bridge

PHARR — Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller visited the international bridge here on Wednesday and was briefed on the status of bridge produce crossings.Miller...

Valley’s life expectancy now above state, national averages

In Hidalgo County, the average life expectancy of 80.34 is higher than the state average of 78.8, and higher than the national average, which sits at 78.7, according to an Associated Press analysis of data from the National Center for Health Statistics.