Valley residents will still have to drive to Houston or Austin for their affordably-priced Swedish furniture, but the home decor company is investing big in energy in the windy part of the state.
People who paid as much as $3,500 for purebred puppies allegedly found themselves receiving dying animals instead.
After an absurdly divisive process, the UT-RGV mascot debate has ended with an absurdly divisive name.
Residents and alumni hate all the suggestions, Valley cities are passing resolutions to call their neighbors out, and somehow "Bears" is still a viable option.
The Texas National Guard in the Valley Reached Out to a Local Food Bank While Waiting For Their Paychecks
It's unclear if any troops have used the charity resource, but it's bad optics surrounding the already controversial decision to send the National Guard to the border.
Let's break down the pros and cons to each of them.
The resignation of longtime sheriff Lupe Treviño in March didn't end the funny business in Hidalgo County law enforcement.
Two quirky politics stories from the southernmost part of the state aren't doing the region any favors.
After a criminal noise complaint was filed—and quickly withdrawn—over the sound of the church bells at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission, the city council voted to exempt churches from the noise ordinance. As the Rio Grande Valley shifts away from being monolithically Catholic, what does this
It’s not all sweetness and light in the grapefruit groves of the Rio Grande Valley.
The new University of Texas campus opening in the Rio Grande Valley in the fall of 2015 is beginning to establish its identity—starting with the name.
Four police officers in the Rio Grande Valley, including the son of Hidalgo County sheriff Lupe Treviño, are accused of taking payoffs to protect cocaine shipments along the Mexican border.
For the longest time, quinceañeras were simple, down-home celebrations held in parish halls and backyards. Then along came the stretch Humvees, the carriages and thrones, the choreographed dance routines, the smoke machines, the climbing walls, and the dinners for four hundred bedazzled guests. One thing remains the same, though: It’s
Little did I know when I wrote the following words nearly four years ago—“Please, patronize Wild Blue before it’s too late”—that my greatest fear would come true. One of the true stalwarts of Texas Barbecue–Wild Blue B.B.Q., located in the near-Brownsville city of Los Fresnos—will shut its doors
Biologists are worried that the U.S.-Mexico border fence adversely impacts endangered species and other animals.
Why farmers and big-city folk are at war over water. Plus: Jane Nelson for comptroller?