MISSION, Texas - Elected officials from South Texas were disappointed they did not get a chance to talk to President Trump during his visit to the border region on Thursday. Instead, they had to make do with a roundtable discussion...
AUSTIN, Texas - All this talk of a national emergency caused by a border security crisis makes this the perfect time for residents who live on the frontera to take control of the narrative.  This is the view of state...
HIDALGO, RGV - City of Hidalgo tourism officials are going to connect with the developers of the Go Explore RGV website and mobile app after learning their historic district is not listed. Over the past few years, Hidalgo economic development leaders...
(The above photo shows Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell at his re-election announcement event. Photo: Ron Whitlock/Ron Whitlock Reports) HARLINGEN, RGV - Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell has urged cities across the Rio Grande Valley to support the legislative agenda of UTRGV...
South Texas lost one of its most notable sons. Brownsville’s Frank Yturria, left a legacy of service for future generations to follow. He was a rancher, oilman, conservationist, public servant, humanitarian, banker and veterinarian— at 95, took his last ride into...
Sometime between now and Dec. 7, when the current appropriation for the Department of Homeland Security will expire, Congress needs to provide the agency with another’s year’s funds. A single word has become a sticking point for the politicians who...
“Que Viva” means “long may she live! “Malinalli” is a woman--and a musical. A new one, a unique one, an original one. Book, music and lyrics are by Dr. Robert Paul Moreira, Lecturer in the Creative Writing Program, University of...
EDINBURG, RGV - Richard Cortez, the incoming Hidalgo County Judge, is the special guest for our next LIVE at Bob’s show from Bob’s Steak & Chop House in Edinburg. The event takes place Tuesday, Nov. 27, starting at 11:30 a.m....
As if given the power to look into the future, a short story written by author Rudy Ruiz describes the policies affecting the border between the United States and México. While diving deep into “Vexing Gifts,” the reader might think...
WESLACO, RGV - The soon-to-be launched Explore RGV interactive website and mobile app had its origins in efforts by local leaders to counter negative perceptions of the Rio Grande Valley provoked by national politicians and media outlets. The project will...

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