EDITORIAL: A regional approach will serve RGV well

It was 50 years ago, on Aug. 2, 1967, when the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council was formed by merging the Lower Rio...

COMMENTARY: Downturn in tourists hurting McAllen’s economy — How citizens can help

BY NANCY S. MILLARTourism has been taking a licking lately in Texas, in the Valley, and in McAllen.Visitors bring in billions of dollars to...

COMMENTARY: Texas children’s safety net fraying under Trump’s budget plan

BY PATRICK BRESETTEIn recent decades, America’s children have made notable gains in health and education, and seen reductions in poverty and childhood involvement with...

COMMENTARY: What if Democrats have to impeach the president?

COMMENTARY | Francis Wilkinson Nancy Pelosi does not want to impeach President Donald Trump. The House Democratic leader, and likely next speaker of the House,...

LETTER: A bottle of water and a protein bar

Everyone is asking how the CBP could have not seen the health situation of a child crossing the border to seek asylum. It’s the...

EDITORIAL: Get ready to run this weekend RGV

One of the best attributes of the Rio Grande Valley — one that many up North envy — is our climate. Yes, it may...

LETTERS: Debating Monitor ‘bias’ and Trump’s impeachment

Monitor ‘bias’ debatedRecent letters to the editor from conservative supporters came out in force recently blaming The Monitor for their “liberal media” bias once...

EDITORIAL: Sadly, McAllen once again listed among ‘fattest’ cities in US

Despite efforts from many healthcare professionals, school districts, higher education institutions, and lawmakers to improve health and fitness in the Rio Grande Valley, sadly...

EDITORIAL: We hope UTRGV can shed problems with accreditation

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley begins its fourth academic year still on probationary status with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools...

EDITORIAL: Educate yourself on healthcare proposals

Depending on the political winds at the moment, the U.S. Senate may or may not vote this week on a bill that supporters say...