EDITORIAL: Being good public stewards; Hidalgo Co Commissioners approve $200M budget and 1-cent tax...

Throughout the Rio Grande Valley, and state, municipalities this week are voting on fiscal 2018 budgets, which Texas law requires must be passed by...

EDITORIAL: UTRGV wins President’s Cup as top college chess program

We join residents across South Texas and beyond in congratulating UTRGV for once again capturing the nation’s collegiate chess championship. The 2019 President’s Cup is...

EDITORIAL: Officials should ask military to remove hazardous barrier

Editorial: We trust that officials will raise the pressure on our military to completely remove the barriers, as they are doing more harm than good.

EDITORIAL: Participate: Filling out census important, despite citizenship question

The decennial national census is less than a year away. As the debate continues over the Trump administration’s wish to include a question about...

EDITORIAL: Bad bluster: Trump threats to close border would do more harm than good

President Trump has threatened to completely close our southern border if a group of Honduran refugees makes it through Mexico and gets to our...

EDITORIAL: Set example: President Trump’s call for unity must accompany effort from him

As predicted, President Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday was a call for unity. It’s a welcome goal, one we is desperately...

EDITORIAL: Valley residents can establish monarch feeding, resting sites

The monarch butterfly migration is upon us. The iconic insects with the stained-glass orange-and-black patterns were a welcome sight to the many visitors to...

EDITORIAL: Is closing schools only option for McAllen ISD? Was district transparent with plans?

Read McAllen ISD "Facilities Education Master Plan"Minutes before McAllen ISD Board Trustees voted Monday night to close Navarro Elementary and Lincoln Middle schools, former...

EDITORIAL: Abbott: End repeated teacher misconduct in Texas

We commend Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for making a legislative priority the issue of stopping the cycle of teachers who have had or who...

EDITORIAL: Public calls to eliminate ICE a misdirection of anger, change

One result of public outrage over the Trump administration’s ill-conceived policy of separating immigrant families is a call to eliminate U.S. Immigration and Customs...