EDITORIAL: Weslaco citizens are reminding city officials how basic services determine livability

Many Rio Grande Valley residents continue to deal with the aftermath of the late June floods that affected many parts of the region. County,...

EDITORIAL: Congress has tiny window of time to fix DACA

In announcing Tuesday that he was phasing out a controversial program that has allowed immigrant youth who were brought to this country illegally to...

EDITORIAL: Yturria’s use of land created historic and ecological assets

Much of the land that is now called the Rio Grande Valley once carried the Yturria name. Much of the land between Starr County...

EDITORIAL: Needed protection: Legislature takes important steps to defend Texans’ property rights

Our Founding Fathers had a special appreciation for property rights; in fact, the Third, Fourth and Fifth Amendments to our Constitution include protections for...

EDITORIAL: Threat of military action bad for relationship with Mexico

The United States and Mexico have long enjoyed a cordial relationship that has benefited both through billions of dollars in cross-border trade and diplomatic support...

EDITORIAL: Survey on census question justifiable despite removal

Cameron and Hidalgo counties have invested $100,000 to fund a survey asking county residents if they would be less inclined to fill out the...

COMMENTARY: Trump’s border wall threatens Starr County

BY STEFANIE HERWECKThe plans for President Donald Trump’s border walls in Starr County are extreme and alarming.Standing 20- to 30-feet tall, the structures would...

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: A humane border solution

U.S. SEN. JOHN CORNYN | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR “We now have an actual humanitarian crisis on the border that only underscores the need to...

COMMENTARY: Texas Wind

BY M. RAY PERRYMANTexas has more capacity to generate electricity from wind than any other state. In fact, Texas’ capacity of 22,799 megawatts is...