EDITORIAL: Today is DACA renewal deadline

With President Donald Trump having announced that he is phasing out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program — a program started under...

EDITORIAL: RGV gearing up for higher ed successes

The announcement that the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is receiving a $21.2 million federal education grant to help our students and families...

EDITORIAL: It’s time for a dialog on gun safety

We join the nation in trying to absorb the magnitude of the tragedy that happened in Las Vegas. We agree with President Donald Trump...

EDITORIAL: ‘An amazing honor’ for an amazing RGV nun

She has done it again.Sister Norma Pimentel, the Rio Grande Valley’s uber-ambassador, met last week at the Vatican with Pope Francis to help kick...

EDITORIAL: Overdue tax drop for Hidalgo County

Despite putting money aside to begin construction of a $141 million new county courthouse, Hidalgo County Commissioners this week voted to give county property...

EDITORIAL: Fulfilling a promise: Hidalgo Co., McAllen approve $1M each for UTRGV medical school

The question of whether to fund the UTRGV School of Medicine was brought before two different governmental entities within two days this week and,...

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: Be a leader McAllen and pay UTRGV to help medical school

The expected vote on Monday by the McAllen City Commission over whether to live up to its commitment and help fund the UTRGV medical...

EDITORIAL: RGV review Hidalgo Co’s FY 2018 proposed budget and proposed pay raises

Hidalgo County officials are poised to vote Tuesday to approve the biggest budget in the county’s history for fiscal 2018, as well as a...

EDITORIAL: Environmental waiver concerns need to be decided by judiciary

As the Trump Administration continues to push for a border wall, which would bisect the Rio Grande Valley, several environmental concerns have been raised...