MCALLEN, Texas _ Reporter Mireya Villarreal, a native of the Rio Grande Valley who now works for CBS News, came home this week to secure exclusive access to a COVID-19 strikes ICU ward in McAllen/ Villarreal, who worked for KRGV-TV...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Gannett news organization has closed The Edinburg Review and Valley Town Crier. Local publisher Yvonne Gomez confirmed as much in a brief interview with The Rio Grande Guardian. “Yesterday was our last publication. It is very sad,”...
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS - A big supporter of public radio in the Rio Grande Valley says he has received an encouraging response from NPR as he battles to get its programming restored over the air in the region. W.F. Strong, an...
HARLINGEN, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley will lose National Public Radio over the air later this afternoon, RGV Public Radio 88 FM presenters have announced. At just after 2 p.m., the Harlingen-based station will start to run Catholic talk...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - Starr County is in the national spotlight due to the coronavirus pandemic. Recent news coverage includes stories by The Associated Press and The New York Times, along with MSNBC and ABC World News Tonight. There have...
LA FERIA, RGV - One of the poorest parts of the country with one of the highest minority populations will have to do without “over the air” PBS for even longer. Residents in the Rio Grande Valley who cannot afford...
EDINBURG, Texas - A Rio Grande Valley physician has thanked the national media for continuing to shine a light on the coronavirus pandemic in the region. Dr. Ivan Melendez, the Hidalgo County health authority, appeared on MSNBC TV earlier this...
HARLINGEN, Texas - An award-winning 24-hour TV news service is launching in the Rio Grande Valley on October 16. Spectrum News 1 is promising to offer “high-quality, hyperlocal news, politics, weather and original local content” exclusively to Spectrum subscribers, both on...
HARLINGEN, RGV - KMBH-TV President Robert Gutierrez has provided an explanation on why the station has gone dark. “In regards to being off the air, KMBH experienced a problem last night with a module that controls our cooling system. We...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - A new National Public Radio station for the Rio Grande Valley would be bilingual, with programming in Spanish and English, says W.F. Strong. The author, broadcaster and educator is leading the effort to get UT-Rio Grande Valley...

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