Tag: hidalgo county

Farewell rain, hello heat

In case you're wondering why the rain kept coming in the Rio Grande Valley days after Hurricane Hanna blew through, and whether it was...

Hidalgo Co. officials mum on hotels, governor’s visit

Hidalgo County leaders announced Sunday that hotels would begin taking convalescent patients Friday, but whether those plans are on track remains to be seen. On...

Hard-hit Texas border counties urge residents to stay home

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — While some big cities in Texas are reporting signs that an alarming surge in cases of the coronavirus may be...

Hidalgo County judge tries slowing coronavirus, but Abbott has limited his options

By Sarah R. Champagne, Texas Tribune As the Rio Grande Valley grapples with an onslaught of coronavirus infections and hospitalizations, Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez...

Multiple Texas cities and counties adopting mask orders

By JIM VERTUNO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Multiple Texas counties and cities are ordering businesses to require customers and workers to wear face...

Hidalgo County judge to propose compromise with cities on coronavirus relief

After weeks of clashes between city and county leaders over the disbursement of coronavirus relief funds, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez said he...

Rep. Gonzalez suffers fractures in fall

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, will be working from home for the next few weeks after sustaining an injury Thursday. According to a news release,...

A look at the effort to build a border wall in the RGV

As 2019 comes to a close, the third anniversary of Executive Order 13767 is fast approaching. President Donald Trump signed the directive, also known as...