What could be worse than building a giant, polluting fracked gas facility along our pristine coastline? Asking Cameron County taxpayers to foot the bill.  Right now, Cameron County Commissioners are considering giving Rio Grande...
HARLINGEN, Texas - According to civil and structural engineer, J.V. Garcia, a drainage ordinance being considered by the City of Harlingen should be rejected by the City Commissioners because it does nothing for the City of Harlingen. 
HARLINGEN, Texas - Harlingen business owner Nydia Tapia-Gonzales has spent most of her professional career promoting the City of Harlingen in different capacities.  A blogger about art, culture and life in the Rio Grande...
HARLINGEN, Texas - A regional flood protection planning project that has been decades in the making could be eligible for millions of dollars in state funds. The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has earmarked...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas - A second causeway for South Padre Island must remain a top priority for the Rio Grande Valley and the state of Texas, says SPI Mayor Patrick McNulty. McNulty gave...
Texas had a near miss last month. Contrary to earlier projections, Hurricane Laura brought significantly less damage than anticipated. Had the storm shifted slightly west, our communities would be devastated like those of our Louisiana neighbors. Had...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - U.S. Rep. Will Hurd says the North American Development Bank, which invests in infrastructure projects along the southwest border, has exceeded expectations. NADBank was set up in the early 1990s...
PORT MANSFIELD, Texas - The southern eye wall of Hurricane Hanna passed through Port Mansfield over the past weekend.  There are approximately 600 residential structures and 100 commercial structures ranging from restaurants, convenience stores...
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...

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