WESLACO, RGV - In commemoration of the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, state Rep. Armando “Mando” Martinez recalled his experience on that tragic day. As a young paramedic, Martinez was on call early that morning. He was riding...
MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen City Commissioners passed a resolution Monday in opposition to one of President Trump’s top issues – border wall. The vote was not unanimous, however. Commission Omar Quintanilla abstained. He explained his position in an interview with...
McALLEN, RGV - Today is a busy day for opponents of a border wall in the Rio Grande Valley as seven cities consider resolutions against one of President Trump’s top campaign issues. The Lower Rio Grande Valley Sierra Club will...
EDINBURG, RGV – Hidalgo County Commissioner’s Court has announced the launch of an electronic library system for residents. The aim of the e-Library system is to increase access to eBooks, audiobooks, comics and magazines through digital devices to residents in...
EDINBURG, RGV - The 3rd Annual South Texas International Film Festival takes place Sept. 7-9 in Edinburg, with organizers predicting its biggest participation to date. This year, the festival boasts 19 official selections and a range of movies from 16...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Bishop Daniel E. Flores has asked priests in the Diocese of Brownsville to take a second collection at each Mass to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in the state. “The Rio Grande Valley in the past...
MISSION, RGV - Anzalduas Bridge Board, in conjunction with the cities of McAllen, Mission, Hidalgo, and Granjeno, held its 1st Anniversary Southbound Commercial Empty Truck Picnic on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. A year ago, the bridge was able to allow...
WESLACO, RGV - A Rio Grande Guardian story from May 2012 which reported then-Hidalgo County Sheriff candidate Geovani Hernandez saying the region was “infested with drug cartel members” has been picked up by The Washington Post and CNN. The Post...
In recent decades, an increasing proportion of the population of the United States has chosen to live in and near cities rather than in rural areas. According to the Census Bureau from 2000 to 2010, the population in urban areas...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - RGV FC Toros, the professional soccer team that plays its games at HEB Park in Edinburg, has found a new partner in the lower Rio Grande Valley. Bert Garcia, president of the Toros, met up with Tino...

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