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SPI Sessions bridges gap to beach action sports

South Padre Island might be known as an excellent Spring Break venue for college students, but families and tourists alike are jumping on board...

Art Walk continues exhibition of filmmaker

Every first Friday of the month from September to May, the city of McAllen holds the Art Walk, a family-friendly event on Main Street....

Upcoming Events

THURSDAY, MARCH 3 Aqui Descansaba: The San Benito Cultural Arts Department at 5:30 p.m. will have a reception for its latest exhibition with work by...

Animal rescue group set for fundraiser on beach

The Friends of Animal Rescue on South Padre Island is ready to bring man’s best friend to Texas’ best beach. The group is holding a...

GLO removes dozens of broken boats in Port Isabel

PORT ISABEL — More than two dozen derelict boats were recently removed from the Laguna Madre area. The Texas General Land Office’s Oil Spill Prevention and Response team...

SPI environmental health director receives award

City of South Padre Island Environmental Health Director, J. Victor Baldovinos received the prestigious I. E. Scott Award at the Texas Environmental Health Association’s...

South Padre Island to have half marathon weekend event

Many who love to run will be showcasing their strength and determination during an upcoming fitness event on South Padre Island. Rav Run Adventures, a...

Longtime band Kansas makes plans for Valley

The rock band Kansas is coming to the Rio Grande Valley. The city of McAllen announced Thursday that Kansas will be making a stop early...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Port Isabel

CORPUS CHRISTI — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue kayaker Sunday near Port Isabel after his wife reported him missing. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus...

South Padre Island delivers simple message

Leave nothing but your footprints on the beach. That's the message signs conveyed to beachgoers this summer on South Padre island. In June, South Padre Island...