My wife and I have agreed: We’re going to join the Open-Borders crowd, now calling for an open border with Mexico, and by extension, Central America, home to some of
ALAMO – November 5th , Mayoral Election Day in Alamo, may yet seem a far way off, but if you consider the current legal battles between the city and police

--Martin do Nascimento for The Texas Tribune

Juan Cavazos at his home on Oklahoma Avenue in Brownsville, Texas. The federal government took part of the former teacher’s land roughly a decade ago to build border fencing.

In declaring a national emergency to build a border wall last month, President Trump described the move as the fastest path to construction — and Texas is one of the

Edinburg Vela’s Roberto Silva wreslte against and opponend from McAllenRowe during the district championships at La Joya High

Mcallen Rowe’s Daniela Diaz wrestles McAllen Memorial’s Maria Saenz during the district championships at La Joya High.

Edinburg Vela’s Robero Silva wrestle during the District 15-6A wrestling match at La Joya High School.

McAllen Rowe’s Petey Lozano wrestles in the semifinals against and opponents from La Joya Juarez-Lincoln.

Edinburg High’s Tatiana Gloria wrestles McAllen Memorial’s Stephanie Gonzalez in the 138-pound weight class in the district championships at La Joya High School


Around the country, especially in Midwest states, wrestlers are known as athletes “of a different breed.” In places like the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference, there are light shows and hot

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (PSJA ISD) Superintendent Dr. Daniel P. King was awarded the Leopoldo “Polo” Palacios Award during the City of Pharr’s State of the City Address held Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.

PSJA ISD Superintendent honored with the City of Pharr’s Polo Palacios Award

PHARR – Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (PSJA ISD) Superintendent Dr. Daniel P. King was awarded the Leopoldo “Polo” Palacios Award during the City of Pharr’s State of the City Address held

Photograph By LUIS LARRAGA

Featured: Ronnie Larralde, Executive Director, Edinburg Chamber of Commerce, addresses elected officials, business executives, and other community dignitaries soon after his selection on Monday January 7, 2019 by the local business lobby group as its top administrator. One of Larralde’s first major projects for this year as executive director will take place on Thursday, February 7, 2019, with the chamber’s RGV Census Forum, which will bring together the four county judges from the Rio Grande Valley to emphasize the importance of U.S. Census Day, which is April 1, 2020.

Share of $800 billion to be focus of RGV’s Four County Judges

The Rio Grande Valley’s political power from the state house in Austin to the Congress and White House in Washington, D.C. will be significantly influenced by the upcoming U.S. Census

Top photo: Valley View’s goalkeeper dives for a shot during a home game at Valley View.

Right photo: Brownsville Lopez defenders converge on a Valley View player trying to score.

Brownsville Lopez players try to clear the ball after a Valley View attack.

A Valley View player and Brownsville Lopez player collide on the sideline duringtheir game earlier this year at Valley View.

A Valley View player celebrates after scoring the second goal of the game in a 6-1 win over Brownsville Lopez

A long pass by a Valley View player sets up the Tigers for a goal.

Valley View top soccer team in the Valley

PHARR – If nobody was sure through the first part of the soccer season who the top boys team in the Valley is this year, there’s not much doubt. It’s



SAN JUAN - Aurora Chavez, 69, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

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