AUSTIN, Texas - The chairman of the Texas House Committee on Natural Resources has thanked two Rio Grande Valley legislators for coming up with a compromise on a controversial bill to dissolve Hidalgo County Water District No. 3. Under an...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Boca Chica is the lead story in The New York Times today, with a feature on how local residents are coping with the arrival of SpaceX. “For years, those in a rural Texas village cherished living among...
AUSTIN, Texas - In a lively discussion on the House floor of legislation that would kill off Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3, state Rep. Terry Canales said SB 2185 should be renamed The Othal Brand, Jr., Act. Senate...
MCALLEN, Texas - Rio Grande Valley farmers are making a last-minute plea to state lawmakers to kill legislation from state Sen. Juan Hinojosa that would abolish a local water district. Senate Bill 2185 seeks to dissolve Hidalgo County Water Improvement...
HIDALGO, Texas - Hidalgo Economic Development Corporation wants to develop a seven-mile hike and bike trail that extends to an existing trail in McAllen and a river walk similar to that in San Antonio. The ambitious plans were outlined during...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation believes it can play a greater role in improving the quality of life of the local community. In a  recent Zoom conversation with the Rio Grande Guardian. Josh Mejia, executive director of...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - House prices are starting to shoot up in Brownsville and Elon Musk is part of the reason.  So says Brownsville Mayor Trey Mendez. Asked if Musk’s recent tweet telling people to "move to Brownsville" was having an...
EDINBURG, Texas - Hidalgo County Commissioners Court has passed a resolution that asks the Biden Administration to fill in dangerous breaches to Hidalgo County’s protective levee system. Here is the Resolution: Whereas the ongoing national debate over a new immigration policy...
MCALLEN, Texas - The McAllen City Commission has not voted to support state Sen. Juan Hinojosa’s bill to give it control of Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3. In fact, the commission has not even met to consider the...
McALLEN, Texas - If the levees in Granjeno, Madero and south Mission and McAllen are not repaired Hidalgo County could suffer another Hurricane Beulah-type flooding catastrophe, McAllen Mayor Jim Darling has warned. Under the Trump Administration, some of the levees...

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