Recreation & Tourism

Sheila Shidler serves as the executive director of The Weslaco Museum.

Museum Tells Story Of City In Heart Of RGV

The origins of Weslaco read much like the beginnings of the Rio Grande Valley’s narrative of the early 20th century.  It includes railroads, canals, irrigation and agriculture, with U.S. troops at the border to chase and capture Pancho Villa should he cross the river. The latter did not happen. There are no indications Villa and his riders ever ventured close to the South Texas border with Mexico. About 12,000 troops…

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Causeway Run Rescheduled

The Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce’s is rescheduling its Jan. 8 Longest Causeway Run and Fitness Walk to April 9, 2022. “Unfortunately, an ongoing…
Port Isabel

New Cinema Gives SPI Added Fun

South Padre Island’s last movie house closed recently, leaving an entertainment void for tourists and local residents alike. Robert Gallagher’s Nana’s 7D Cinema isn’t…
South Padre Island

Free Entrance to Texas State Parks Nov. 14

In honor of both active and retired military, Texas State Parks will…

Connecting Community To Nature

Marisa Oliva recalls walking a group of local high school students…
Edinburg

County Beach Parks See Visitor Surge

The view from Isla Blanca Park across a ship channel presents a long…
South Padre Island