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LETTERS: More crisis help needed; Discrimination needs solution; Executions should stop

More crisis help needed The Rio Grande Valley lacks programs that assist many individuals from suicide crises or other mental health issues. There is a need...

LETTERS: Thanks given for water bills; Educate migrants; Police thanked for responses

Thanks given for water bills The Valley Interfaith leaders recognize Democratic Senators Eddie Lucio Jr. and Juan Hinojosa, and Republican Senator Charles Perry from Lubbock, for...

LETTERS: Keep NPR in Valley; Stand against LNG efforts; Refugee support unconstitutional

Keep NPR in Valley W.F. Strong’s “Stories from Texas” public radio show says, “Europeans think of three things when they think of Texas: cowboys, oil...

LETTERS: Climate change a security risk; Messy Texas; Sex ed needed

Climate change a security risk Fifty-eight former U.S. national security leaders, including 35 admirals and generals, sent a letter on climate change to President Donald...

LETTERS: Juneteenth forgotten; Equalize education; Pay attention on local roads

Juneteenth forgotten Texas history has long forgotten Juneteenth (Emancipation Day or Freedom Day). On June 19, 1865, Union Gen. Gordon Granger, standing on the balcony of...

LETTERS: Visiting La Lomita; US intelligence agencies blasted; Life over knowledge

Visiting La Lomita Recently I took the opportunity to visit La Lomita Chapel. I had never been there; I wanted to see it, the historical...

LETTERS: Let’s be rational on immigration; Border walls are obsolete; Climate makes wall necessary

Let’s be rational on immigration What should we think about immigration? It’s complicated. Are there some who might be criminals? Research shows it’s very few. Far more...

LETTERS: Professions celebrated; Drug patents won’t change; No thanks, Mr. Biden; Inner debate; Opposing war offends veteran

Professions celebrated There certainly is additional congratulation due to Valley View High School for not only graduating all those pictured in The Monitor on June 2,...

LETTER: Drug trade merits wall

Drug trade merits wall I can’t believe you would put down President Trump’s campaign for a wall in El Paso as “entertaining” when your front...

LETTERS: Health care plan needed; Shame on our bishops; Constructive Spring Break; Late abortions not believed

Health care plan needed Recently after President Trump voiced prematurely that he had been completely exonerated following the vague Mueller report, he again got on his...