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...

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...

EDITORIAL: UTRGV’s ‘highest honors’ given to state senator

Congratulations to state Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa who is among three people named as the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni...

EDITORIAL: Getting accurate Census count of RGV

A national timeline document from the U.S. Census Bureau, of what needs to happen between now and the 2020 count, lists community engagement and...

COMMENTARY: Rep. Gonzalez: Border needs upgrades, not ‘emergency’ wall

U.S. REP. VICENTE GONZALEZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR For too long President Trump has spun fantasies of crime in border cities like McAllen to...

LETTERS: On McAllen PD solving bank heist, a border wall and music therapy

Grateful to McAllen PDI wanted to take a moment to commend Chief Victor Rodriguez and the highly competent officers and detectives of the McAllen...

LETTERS: Debating LNG in the RGV

I support the proposed multi-billion dollar Rio Grande LNG project because it will be a far-reaching economic benefit for our region and the state.My...

LETTERS: On the D.A., Holiday Parade and Donna ISD

Kudos to DAKudos to Hidalgo County District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez for bringing John Feit to trial. By keeping his word on bringing Feit to...

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...

LETTERS: Opposing a border wall and weather patterns

Don’t build the wallWhile you are reading about the Dreamers and the “Trump” wall, you might dwell on this thought: Do we, really need...