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.

Lilliam Rivera’s debut novel highlights love for YA genre

MISSION — Margie Longoria was immediately drawn to the cover of “The Education of Margot Sanchez,” which features a young Puerto Rican girl looking...

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ contestant Trinity Taylor looks to make a splash on South Padre...

Trinity Taylor is a little bit of a showoff.When this drag superstar performs, she will flaunt her drool-worthy body, pageantry skills and perfect tuck...

Public Citizen in McAllen to stir environmental conversation

Public Citizen, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, recently launched a 23-city tour in Texas to spark a conversation about climate change.The tour makes a...

McAllen Nature Center, Yoga a perfect pairing

The Adventures of Team Peter Parker — Yoga under the oaksI opened my eyes while I lay under an oak tree to see the...

Taking part in the Valley tradition of bird watching

MISSION — For my first outdoor adventure, I went bird watching at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park.I am taking part in the RGV Family...

Rio Grande Valley nature sites host outdoor challenges for families

While visiting the Laguna Atascosa National Refuge in Cameron County last year, Stella Mull and her family were made aware of the Rio Grande...

McAllen bar Suerte keeps the party going with monthly brunch

McALLEN — The first Sunday of every month, Suerte is the perfect place to catch up on the week’s gossip over La Mimosa Chismosas...