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,...

Stray finds compassion outside Edinburg H-E-B, highlights animal overpopulation

Armed with a tranquilizer gun, the truck continued east and turned left past the pharmacy drive-thru. This is where Edinburg Animal Control pulled in...

US immigration policies leave undaunted Cubans seeking asylum in limbo at Hidalgo bridge

HIDALGO — When Yasir set out from Piñar del Río, an eastern province in Cuba and the island’s tobacco hub, he never imagined that...

Mission elects new mayor after 20 years

MISSION — After two decades in office, Mayor Norberto “Beto” Salinas will be stepping aside after voters threw their support instead to City Council...

Appeals court reverses embattled attorney’s disbarment

READ THE COMPLAINTMcALLEN — A formerly disbarred McAllen attorney was reinstated and granted a new trial after an appeals court ruled that “erroneous” testimony...

Gov. Abbott appoints Valley banker to state housing board

Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Friday the appointment of Valerie Vargas Cardenas, executive vice president of Mortgage Banking Operations for Lone Star National Bank...

New law expands private doctor help for veterans

HARLINGEN — Antonio Garcia suffered chronic pain from a decades-old knee injury.HARLINGEN — Antonio Garcia suffered chronic pain from a decades-old knee injury.Laura Vela...

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...

Agua SUD to update water meters for customers

PALMVIEW — Residences and commercial properties across western Hidalgo County will be outfitted with new water meters.Dubbed a “smart” water meter project in a...