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Harlingen artist in Washington, DC exhibit, July 2016, reproduced courtesy of owner Matt Gonzalez

Discovering a Remarkable Harlingen Artist, Rigoberto A. Gonzalez

This article was contributed by Harlingen historian Norman Rozeff. Rozeff is a columnist for the Valley Morning Star and the author of several books. In late July my wife and I visited our daughter in Mount Airy, Maryland. We a...
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Fly Fishing for Redfish in the Laguna Madre

We really enjoyed reading this article by Jonathan Gluck for the New York Times published on February 10, 2016.  The amazing photography is by Michael Stravato. Rick Hartman had just navigated a pair of husband-and-wife angler...
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NewsOK Publishes Article about the Birds of the Rio Grande Valley.

NewsOK of Oklahoma published this great article about the birds of the Rio Grande Valley on May 2015. The tremendous natural resources the Valley has attracts thousands of visitors and journalists to the area every year. Articl...
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Ocelot Conservation Day

It is such a shame that the ocelot’s designation as the UTB mascot was so short lived because this wild cat is not only attractive, but because it helped raise awareness towards its conservation. But do not despair, thank...
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Brownsville ca 1938

Historic Brownsville, Texas

This picture was taken circa 1938 at Brownsville’s Market Square. I am amazed at the cost for a dozen tamales. Right now the dozen is averaging $6.50 at different venues throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Brownsville is a ...
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