COMMENTARY: A Texas Capitol tradition featuring Quinta Mazatlán

BY STATE REP. R.D. 'BOBBY' GUERRAThe Texas House of Representatives officially kicked off this holiday season earlier this month by unveiling an impressive 23-foot-tall...

COMMENTARY: Thanksgiving for a Native American

COMMENTARY | Mark Anthony RoloEvery year at this time I wonder why we, as American Indians, bother to celebrate Thanksgiving. Despite all our social...

LETTERS: Pharr traffic lights, fighting xenophobia

Pharr traffic lights need synchronizationAs far as I can remember, the city of Pharr has the worst traffic engineers when it comes to the...

LETTERS: On Mueller probe, gun control and Larry Nassar

Mueller probe supportI’m responding to Jake Longoria’s recent letter repeating the conservative argument that the Mueller investigation is like “a never-ending story.” They hang...

LETTERS: On Raymondville Drain, Second Amendment rights and Civil War Confederates

Raymondville Drain timetable requestedFinally, after the flooding of the Faysville area and then the disaster affecting Houston, our Hidalgo County politicians have publicly taken...

LETTER: Driven to sugar

And the hits keep on coming! The Trump administration is now batting 300 — the government shutdown, President Donald Trump’s border wall, a sensible mind...

LETTER: What’s going on in legal system?

I would like to ask knowledgeable readers of The Monitor for answers to the question: What is wrong with our Rio Grande Valley court...

LETTER: What are we teaching our children?

What are we teaching our children? Great concern for the future welfare of our country moves me to address this issue. We should be concerned...

LETTERS: Immigrants need our help; No waste of time; Separation is a choice

Immigrants need our help I had a discussion in my college class and the question was brought up about how new politics have brought cruelty...

EDITORIAL: Animal facilities provide valuable services to area

You have to admire people who give up large amounts of their time, effort and even money to care for homeless animals. Dozens of...