Broken Back Does Not Stop SPI Man from Fishing

Broken Back Does Not Stop SPI Man from Fishing by Tony Vindell/LFN Anglers have about four more weeks left to catch red snapper in federal waters as the 2019…

Latin Jazz Festival Coming to Brownsville This Weekend

Latin Jazz Festival Coming to Brownsville This Weekend

by Tony Vindell/LFN If music, particularly the one that makes people dance, is on the minds of anyone, then head out to Brownsville to the 23rd Annual Latin Jazz Festival. The three-day extravaganza, which features dancers from Mexico and the Rio Grande Valley, will be…

Beerfest Returns to Brownsville This Saturday

Beerfest Returns to Brownsville This Saturday

by Tony Vindell/LFN Looking for something do this weekend? If food, cold brewskies and good music is on your mind, then go to Dean Porter Park in Brownsville for the 2019 Beerfest. The event, held from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, will feature plenty of…

Los Fresnos Commemorates 9/11

Los Fresnos Commemorates 9/11 by Tony Vindell/LFN The terrorist attacks on the nation that happened 18 years ago were…

Mango Fest Draws Hundreds to Bayview

Mango Fest Draws Hundreds to Bayview by Tony Vindell/LFN The usually quiet Town of Bayview was bustling with people and there…

Los Fresnos Commemorates Independence Day

Los Fresnos Commemorates Independence Day   by Tony Vindell/LFN The Fourth of July celebration in Los Fresnos took place Wednesday,…

2019 CAF Air Show a Success Despite Inclement Weather

2019 CAF Air Show a Success Despite Inclement Weather by Tony Vindell/LFN Vintage and modern airplanes flew by as hundreds of spectators watched the…

Are You Prepared for the Next Natural Disaster?

Are You Prepared for the Next Natural Disaster?

(StatePoint) The devastation of Hurricane Dorian has left an indelible mark and also served as a reminder of the importance of being prepared for the unexpected. Worldwide, 281 natural disasters impacted more than 60 million people in 2018, according to the Centre for Research on…

Understanding PKU: A Rare Genetic Condition

Understanding PKU: A Rare Genetic Condition

(StatePoint) Imbalances in mood, learning, memory and motivation could be a result of PKU, which is short for phenylketonuria. Also known as PAH deficiency, this is a rare genetic condition that disrupts neurotransmitters in the brain and requires a special diet. For the approximately 16,500…

6 Tips from Doctors for a Healthier Heart

6 Tips from Doctors for a Healthier Heart (StatePoint) Nearly half of all U.S. adults are living with high blood pressure, putting them…

Is Your Supermarket Reducing Plastic Pollution?

Is Your Supermarket Reducing Plastic Pollution? (StatePoint) Plastic pollution is a crisis for communities, oceans and waterways, according to environmental experts,…

Tips to Stay in Shape All Summer

Tips to Stay in Shape All Summer (StatePoint) There’s nothing more humbling than putting on a bathing suit. If you’ve been living…

5 Reasons Kids Should Play Outside More

5 Reasons Kids Should Play Outside More (StatePoint) Whether it’s dance lessons, computer projects, art class or yoga, kids these days are…

Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy at the 17th Annual A.M.T.A. International Taekwondo Championship

Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy at the 17th Annual A.M.T.A. International Taekwondo Championship

Special to Los Fresnos News On Saturday, September 14th, 8 Students from Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy competed on the 17th Annual A.M.T.A (American Mexican Taekwondo Association) International Taekwondo Championship, at the convention Center at South Padre Island bringing home 3 First Places, 2 Second Places…

Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy Students Compete in Florida

Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy Students Compete in Florida

On Saturday, July 6th, three Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy students competed at the AAU Taekwondo National Championship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Thanks to constant training throughout the year, they brought home three bronze medals. Congratulations to all that participated!…

Sun Bae Taekwando Competes at Kang’s 10th Annual Taekwando Tournament in Brownsville

Sun Bae Taekwando Competes at Kang’s 10th Annual Taekwando Tournament in Brownsville Special to La Feria News On Saturday, June 8th Sun Bae Taekwando had the pleasure…

Warriors Tournament

Warriors Tournament On Saturday, May 18th, the Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy Team competed at the 2nd Annual…

Local Taekwando Students Place in AAU State Championship in San Antonio

Local Taekwando Students Place in AAU State Championship in San Antonio According to the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) website the AAU has been raising champions for…

Los Fresnos Girls Win Water Polo Championship

Los Fresnos Girls Win Water Polo Championship by Tony Vindell/LFN The girls water polo team with Los Fresnos school district has made…

Los Fresnos Planning & Zoning Approves Three Subdivision Projects

Los Fresnos Planning & Zoning Approves Three Subdivision Projects

by Tony Vindell/LFN Not one but three subdivision projects have been approved by the Los Fresnos Planning & Zoning Commission. The board held a special meeting on Monday, Sept. 30, and approved two final plats and a preliminary one for Ortega, Ulloa-Reyna and Old Home…

Buena Vista Road Improvement Completed Ahead of National Wildlife Week

Buena Vista Road Improvement Completed Ahead of National Wildlife Week

by Tony Vindell/LFN National Wildlife Week is Oct. 12-19 and to celebrate the occasion the Laguna Atascosa NWR is having a weeklong series of activities at the facility northeast of Los Fresnos. Better yet. Getting to the park is now a piece of cake as…

New City Hall Nears Completion

New City Hall Nears Completion by Tony Vindell/LFN The new Los Fresnos City Hall under construction along Texas Highway 100…

Zoofari 2019 Coming This Weekend

Zoofari 2019 Coming This Weekend by Tony Vindell/LFN The year’s biggest fundraising for one of the Rio Grande Valley’s biggest…

Dog Rescue Shelter Operation Goes Beyond State Borders

Dog Rescue Shelter Operation Goes Beyond State Borders by Tony Vindell/LFN The unlicensed animal shelter that operated just outside Los Fresnos city limits…

“Little Library” Comes to Los Fresnos Memorial Park

“Little Library” Comes to Los Fresnos Memorial Park Our local Friends of the Library, in their goal to bring the joy of reading…

Free Tours of Texas Solar Homes This Past Weekend

Free Tours of Texas Solar Homes This Past Weekend

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – This pat weekend, homeowners in Texas and all 50 states were opening their homes to friends, neighbors or anyone curious about adding solar energy to power homes. Texas ranks sixth nationally for total installed solar capacity, but most solar arrays…

Texas Students Join Global Climate Strike

Texas Students Join Global Climate Strike

by Eric Galatas COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Inspired by 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg of Sweden, Texas students are joining a global strike today calling for immediate action on climate change. Jacob Slaughter, organizer with the group Aggies for Climate Justice, says students’ aims include creating a glide path…

Federal Spending on Children at All-Time Low

Federal Spending on Children at All-Time Low by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – A new report shows the share of federal spending on…

Asylum Seekers’ Hunger Strike Reaches 60th Day

Asylum Seekers’ Hunger Strike Reaches 60th Day by Eric Galatas EL PASO, Texas – Today marks Day 60 of a hunger strike by…

Groups Push Paid Family Leave During National Breastfeeding Month

Groups Push Paid Family Leave During National Breastfeeding Month by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – August is National Breastfeeding Month, and children’s advocates are reminding…

TX Volunteers Frustrated as Migrants are Trapped in Mexico

TX Volunteers Frustrated as Migrants are Trapped in Mexico by Dan Heyman EL PASO, Texas – Volunteers who have been helping desperate migrants arriving in…