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Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Wednesday will be sunny and warmer after a very cold morning. The NE winds will range from 5-15 mph. Highs will climb to 68 in the Lower Valley, 70 in the Upper.

Do You Have Borers in Your Ash? Oh, no!!

I snapped this picture of my Rayburn Ash tree.  See the tiny holes?  Do your trees have any holes like that?  That's a very bad sign, and, if left untreated, may lead to the death of your tree.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be cloudy and chilly with highs of 50* in the Upper Valley, 50* in the Lower. However, those will likely be the temperatures at midnight, and most of the day will be in the chilly 40s.

Find the Big Coat! Again!

Get ready for a crazy transition from Monday to Tuesday, and get the big coat ready for the kids because a major cold front comes in overnight.

Sea turtle release requires police escort

A police escort was needed for some turtles as over 1,000 people crowded the beach on Sunday. Sea Turtle Inc. says it was probably the last turtle release for a while as they prepare for nesting season.

Rep. Segio Munoz named Vice Chair of Appropriations Subcommittee

Chairman of the Texas House Appropriations Committee, John Otto (R-Dayton) has named State Representative Sergio Muñoz, Jr.

Today's Weather Forecast

Washington's Birthday Isolated showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Los Fresnos to host The Big Squeeze Accordion Contest

Texas Folklife’s 2015 Big Squeeze Accordion Contest for players 21 and younger is coming to the Valley to find the most talented young accordion players.

Good Thing Valentine's is Saturday, Not Sunday

How many times on Valentine's Day have you purchased one of those big "I Love You" balloons only to walk outside and have the gusty winds carry your balloon away?  Nothing ruins Valentine's Day like gusty winds that suck

150 cold stunned turtles this year. Final release on Sunday

It takes water temperatures under 50 degrees to 'cold stun' a sea turtle, giving them hypothermia. Sea Turtle Inc. is getting set for one last release of those affected in a January cold snap.

DPS traffic stop leads to seizure of $700,000 in U.S. currency

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized more than $699,000 in cash on Thursday after a Texas Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a Ford Excursion in Hidalgo County.

Sexting: Teens Face Emotional Repercussions

The problem is not a new one, but it's a growing one. The Cameron County Child Advocacy Centers are seeing more teens dealing with the emotional repercussions of sexting and child pornography.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will start out with fog and mostly cloudy skies but will end up partly cloudy. We will be warmer with highs of 77 in the Lower Valley, 78 in the Upper.

"I Want to Know": Traffic counters, what are they used for?

We've all seen those traffic counting tubes on the road, but just what exactly is that information used for?