In the last few years water conservation has become a darling of both environmentalists and elected officials. The recent drought may be largely responsible for bringing to light the urgency of water conservation. Kip Averitt, a former Texas legislator who owns...
MCALLEN, RGV - The City of McAllen Public Works sent a convoy of 75 trucks to help the recovery effort for residents of Aransas Pass, Ingleside and Fulton this morning. At the request of the state, a team of 80-100...
PORT MANSFIELD, RGV - A vessel ran aground in the Port Mansfield ship channel on Friday evening as it tried to evade Hurricane Harvey. The vessel is named Gulf Justice and it was transporting welder and diver supplies to offshore...
McALLEN, RGV - Judging by all the comments on social media, people of the Rio Grande Valley want to do their bit to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Click here to make donations to the Red Cross online specifically for...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Hurricane Harvey is currently moving slowly in a northwesterly direction, positioned east of San Antonio over Gonzales and DeWitt counties. It made landfall near Rockport, Texas, around 10 p.m. on Friday with winds up to 130...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has been asked if he can help ease the regulatory red tape in order for a 2nd Causeway for South Padre Island to be built more quickly. Cruz was told about the need...
Scorching summer temperatures make me feel as if I’m 2 degrees away from withering up, much like what happened to my once lush green lawn. Since I take water conservation seriously, my grass is on its own. I have...
It looks to be construction season in South Texas. Along this stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border, 31 miles of wall may soon be going up and companies are wading through the final paperwork for building liquefied natural gas (LNG)...
If their permits are granted, three companies, Next Decade LLC (trading as Rio Grande LNG), Annova LNG, and Texas LNG, will build massive LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) liquefaction and export facilities along both sides of the Brownsville Ship Channel,...
ALAMO, RGV - Congressman Filemon Vela visited Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge with Jim Chapman and Scott Nicol of the Sierra Club of the Rio Grande Valley on Friday. There is talk that a border wall could be built through...

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