Early this year Fisher Industries built a border wall in the Rio Grande floodplain in Mission, Texas.  Today it stands 18 feet tall, built of shiny galvanized bollards – metal posts six inches wide...
Rovira: Giant Asian murderer hornets: In the Rio Grande Valley? Maybe not.  It’s making the news. A giant hornet originally from Asia has now been found in Washington state and can cause such a mean bite...
Fifty years ago last month, people took to the streets, demanding their government protect the environment.  Roughly 20 million people from Boston to Miami, Chicago to Austin, Denver to Pittsburgh marched with signs, donned...
EDINBURG, TEXAS - Tributes have been pouring for Mark Peña, one of the Rio Grande Valley’a leading environmentalists. The Edinburg-based real estate law and title insurance attorney passed away at the age of 57....
HARLINGEN, Texas - UT-Rio Grande Valley is to make a major investment at Quinta Mazatlán, the Spanish-revival estate with sprawling tropical gardens in McAllen that features over 250 species of birds. Guy Bailey, president...
About two weeks ago the U.S. International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) broke the law by destroying forest growing along the Rio Grande in Audubon's Sabal Palm Sanctuary. Although the central old growth palm...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - A groundbreaking was held recently for the Battlefield Trail Extension, which adds 1.8 miles to City of Brownsville’s Historic Battlefield Trail. Among those attending the ceremony were representatives from, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy,...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Sierra Club Brownsville organizer Rebekah Hinojosa says low-income residents, shrimpers, environmental groups, local cities and landowners have lost their latest battle to stop liquefied natural gas export terminals coming to the Rio Grande Valley.
MISSION, Texas - Killam Development wants the general public to participate in the designing of a 3,400-acre master-planned community on the Shary Plantation in Mission and McAllen. The Laredo-based...
MISSION, RGV - The people of Mission have made their views known on what they want to see at the 3,400-acre master-planned project being created by Killam Development on the Shary plantation. Their views...

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