LETTER: Reality over hoopla

I was very interested in the recent article concerning the swearing in of Mr. Sid Miller as the agriculture commissioner in The Monitor’s Jan....

LETTER: Value government employees like the mortgage industry

Our “leaders” need to treat the 800,000 government employees and their families in the same manner they treated the mortgage industry. Give government employees...

EDITORIAL: Canales presents new bill to keep government deals open to public

The message of the First Amendment to our Constitution is clear: The people of this country have a basic right to know what their...

COMMENTARY: January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month; here’s what you need to know

As a member of the bipartisan Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, I want to share the following information as...

LETTER: My experience protesting Trump

Here’s whom I met protesting Trump: A shy, elegant, intelligent woman who said she was there “for the butterflies.” She apologized for not speaking...

COMMENTARY: Animal overpopulation — A crisis on the southern border

There is a crisis along the southern border of Texas, one that has been growing for decades with no easy resolutions in sight. It’s...

LETTER: Congrats … sorta

Congratulations to The Monitor! Why? Because with their Friday news coverage of Mr. Trump’s visit and the attendant Opinion page; they, in my opinion,...

RGV CITIZEN OF THE YEAR | Bill Reagan

Citizenship is a way of life for Bill Reagan. His commitment to the community is the focal point of his duties as a Lutheran...

LETTER: Extremely proud of the Valley

I loved, loved the recent Monitor editorials, “Dear Mr. President,” and, “They Come.” The ideal weather, natural resources, increasing business investments, labor availability, tourism market...

LETTER: Some thoughts on the MPO merger

After reading Thursday’s, Dec. 20, 2018 Monitor editorial, “Spinning wheels,” I feel apprehensive about any MPO mergers. Our HCMPO needs to start “thinking there...