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LETTERS: Student finds Valley special; Alzheimer’s hits the young; Solutions suggested for migrants, floods

Student finds Valley special As an incoming freshman at Texas A& M College Station, I have developed a newfound appreciation for the Valley and this...

LETTERS: America needs heart transplant; Presidents’ debts noted; Keep better track of former felons

Letters to the Editor for Friday, September 6, 2019: America needs heart transplant Christ teaches us that evil words and hateful deed flow from corrupt, sick hearts,...

Letters to the Editor: Thanks for fundraiser; City supported on immigration; America invaded

Thanks for fundraiser Kudos to our police department, all the volunteers and the Baptist Retreat Center for the time and work that went into the...

Pirates claim own tournament championship

After a tough semifinal win, the Hidalgo Pirates steamrolled the PSJA Memorial Wolverines in two straight sets to claim the championship of the seventh annual Hidalgo Varsity Volleyball Tournament on Saturday at Hidalgo. Melanie Salinas was a force at the net as she earned MVP honors for Hidalgo, which won the title match 25-10, 25-15.

UTRGV student documentary registered with Library of Congress

Jillian Glantz, a senior political science major at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, knows how to seize an opportunity. Glantz, a Dallas native,...

Former TFA teacher stands for equitable education for Latino students

Teach for America is the national nonprofit organization committed to the idea that one day, all children will attain an excellent education. To this...

Filmmakers casting local talent for RGV project

Rio Grande Valley natives Michael Ray Escamilla (“Hot Pursuit,” “Cruzando”) and Cèsar Garcia (WildBird Studios, “Mr. Gomez Is”) will return to the Valley to...

San Juan gets medical boost with new ER facility

SAN JUAN — Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held Wednesday for Rio Grande Regional Hospital’s newest free-standing emergency care facility. It is the McAllen-based hospital’s third...

TFA educator at IDEA challenges her students with higher standards

Teach for America (TFA) is the national nonprofit organization committed to the idea that one day, all children will attain an excellent education. To...

Juarez-Lincoln alumnus, UTRGV sprinter has sights set on Pan American Games

BY TJ GARCIA | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR   UTRGV sprinter Yariel Matute won a gold medal and set a personal record in the men’s 200-meter...