Peter Rasmussen

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Peter Rasmussen is the digital editor for The Monitor. He can be reached at prasmussen@themonitor.com (956) 683-4448.

Weekend Events — Friday, April 19 – Sunday, April 21

WEEKEND STAND UP PADDLEBOARD WORKOUT Join a Town Lake staff member for a 30-minute workout on a paddleboard. WHEN Noon Saturday and Sunday WHERE Town Lake at Fireman’s...

McAllen Sunset Live series to return Saturday

Sunset Live Outdoor Concert Series returns for its 13th season Saturday at the McAllen Convention Center Oval Park, 700 Convention Center Blvd. The free, family...

2019 “Women We Love” profiles

In observance of Women’s History Month, The Monitor recognized local women who inspire us. These are the eight profiles on those who made our...

Noon Fix: CBP says Border Patrol agents in RGV ‘overwhelmed and over-stretched;’ Mission Vets...

Here is a look at some of the top stories on The Monitor's website. https://www.themonitor.com/2019/03/27/cbp-border-patrol-agents-rgv-overwhelmed-stretched-2/ https://www.themonitor.com/2019/03/28/mission-veterans-teacher-accused-improper-relationship-student-turns/ https://www.themonitor.com/2019/03/28/women-love-edinburg-pediatric-surgeon-believes-fate-intervened-career-path/ https://www.themonitor.com/2019/03/27/feds-detail-multi-million-dollar-water-plant-bribery-scheme-entangling-weslaco-officials/

Garden View: Options for rainwater harvesting

My plants sure have been enjoying these recent light rain showers, which got me thinking about different ways that we can capture that water. Let’s...

Weekend Events — Friday, March 22 – Sunday, March 24

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday. WEEKEND PATRONAFEST 2019 The festival will feature live music by Los...

Noon Fix: Bicycle World founder died Sunday; Bestiality arrest; Respite Center overcrowded; La Joya...

https://www.themonitor.com/2019/03/20/bicycle-world-founder-henry-roberts-fondly-remembered/ https://www.themonitor.com/2019/03/19/mexican-national-arrested-bestiality-charge/ https://www.themonitor.com/2019/03/20/respite-center-overcrowded-mcallen-seeks-space/ https://www.themonitor.com/2019/03/20/la-joya-superintendent-receives-300000-severance-deal/

Surface Treatment: Exhibit a satirical look at human relationship with technology

NANCY MOYER | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR “Screen Junkies & Other Anxieties” by Wendy Gilbert reacts to contemporary life in an explicit and humorous way....

COMMENTARY: Support newspapers and help fight fake news

On Friday, I will lead a presentation about the importance of newspapers in an era of fake news as part of the University of...

UTRGV celebrating cultural heroes with this year’s FESTIBA

For the most part, Dahlia Guerra said coming up with the theme for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Festival of International Books...