LETTERS: Edinburg’s infrastructure held up during recent storms,

Edinburg’s infrastructure held up during recent stormsI would like to commend the city of Edinburg for its efforts in the downtown area near UTRGV...

COMMENTARY: Good dads cook up memories for their kids that last a lifetime

BY RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR.This Father’s Day, as I enjoy brunch with my family, I must remember to be grateful for “hunger dishes.”And, as a...

COMMENTARY: A report from the intersection of politics and sports

BY MARTIN SCRHAMToday's column isn't one that J-School 101 profs will add to their freshman must-reading lists for its mastery of our craft's essentials:...

COMMENTARY: Keeping DACA in place is good for the economy

BY M. RAY PERRYMANSA federal judge in Houston has ruled that the State of Texas can’t end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which is...

COMMENTARY: What would Martin Luther King Jr. say today?

Every year, Americans go through the January ritual of honoring Martin Luther King Jr., our secular civil rights saint and martyr. Marches and parades...

LETTERS: On Trump and Abbott, Russian influence and gun rights

The ‘enablers’If you voted for President Donald Trump and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott then you are likely thrilled with their recent selfish actions:>> Trump’s...

LETTERS: Be there for veterans; Congressional kudos

Be there for veteransYear-round, and particularly during Suicide Prevention Month in September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs empowers communities to take action and...

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...

LETTER: School rankings garner criticism

I believe anyone who cares about the community he lives in at one time or another learns something that is so irritating he can’t...

EDITORIAL: Praise for RGV young ‘heroes’ by State Board of Education

When Crystal Pacheco, a first grader at Monte Cristo Elementary School, in Edinburg, last year was asked to write a letter containing her Christmas...