Fernando Del Valle

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Fernando del Valle is a Reporter for the Valley Morning Star. He can be reached at [email protected] or (956) 430-6278.

Cameron County holds first community vaccination clinic

HARLINGEN — For nearly 11 months, the coronavirus has turned Juan Cobos and his family into prisoners who’ve rarely left their home for fear...

Harlingen plans ordinance to stop plant thefts at nature park

HARLINGEN — For about 20 years, Christina Mild and a group of residents have planted native trees and shrubs along Hugh Ramsey Nature Park’s...

Harlingen eyeing $5M grant for transit center

HARLINGEN — Officials are close to landing a $5 million federal grant to help fund the city’s public transit center. The Lower Rio Grande Valley...

Cause of fatal fire probed

COMBES — A heater or fireplace might have sparked a house fire in which a 34-year-old man died, Police Chief Patrick Quill said Wednesday. State...

Glider crash kills two men in Bayview

BAYVIEW — Two men were killed after the sports plane in which they were flying crashed as it approached landing at a remote air...

Harlingen calls for $2.6 million for improvements at Tony Butler

HARLINGEN — It could take as much as $2.6 million to pull the Tony Butler Golf Course out of the hole. Now, members of the...

Harlingen launching bike sharing program

HARLINGEN — Residents here are getting ready to grab a bike for a new kind of trip. Across much of the world, bike sharing offers...

COVID-19 shuts down part of sheriff’s office

A coronavirus outbreak has led officials to close part of the Willacy County Sheriff’s Department and the county tax office. At the Raymondville school district, COVID-19 cases led officials to cancel last Friday’s Bearkats football game along with this Friday’s game while requesting about 65 players, trainers and coaches quarantine. Meanwhile, Raymondville Mayor Gilbert Gonzales and Raymondville schools Deputy Superintendent Ben Clinton are under quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Harlingen, McAllen facilities to remain equipped for now

HARLINGEN — After two months of operation, the state is shutting down its second-largest COVID-19 recovery center at Casa de Amistad after few patients...

Valley restaurants allowed to increase capacity to 75%

HARLINGEN — A drop in Rio Grande Valley COVID-19 hospitalizations has led state officials to allow businesses such as the region’s retail stores and...