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: Mexican-Americans search for their ‘Homelands’ and find themselves

BY RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR.Alfredo Corchado is messing with my head, forcing me to think hard about something I had neatly packed away: what it...

COMMENTARY: When it comes to immigrants, what part of ‘legal’ does Trump not understand?

BY RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR.Never mind the undocumented. Donald Trump has a terribly complicated relationship with legal immigrants.I’m not talking about the fact that he...

COMMENTARY: US topping Global Competitiveness ranking provides food for thought

BY M. RAY PERRYMANSFor the first time since the onset of the Great Recession, the United States has topped the World Economic Forum’s Global...

LETTERS: The case for vaccines, no tolerance for bullying

Stand strong on the case for vaccinationThere are cities throughout the United States that continue to allow families to refuse required vaccines for children....

LETTERS: On Trump’s speeches, helping seniors, ‘jackass’ pullquote and watching pets

Compromise DemocratsDid you hear the same State of the Union Address that I did, Raoul Villarreal? You’re right that the Democrats could show their...

LETTERS: Fitter, happier; Fixing the economy

Fitter, happier, more productive I been having thoughts lately that my city, McAllen, is transforming into a more recognized city but when it comes to...

LETTER: Ignoring the facts

Many in the GOP and President Donald Trump fuel each other with a continuing demand for a border wall. It is an undisputed fact that...

EDITORIAL: Facial-recognition tech a good idea, as an experiment

Ever been told you look like somebody else? Sharing features with another person, especially someone famous, normally is inconsequential, drawing little more than a...

EDITORIAL: Alleviating flooding regionwide

With recent hurricanes narrowly missing the Rio Grande Valley, several local, state and even federal lawmakers who attended the groundbreaking Friday of a new,...