EDITORIAL: Transformative tollway project for Hidalgo County

A mandatory meeting held Tuesday at the McAllen Convention Center for all contractors who want to bid on a much-anticipated 365 Toll Project in...

EDITORIAL: LIGO (and UTRGV) help scientists with historic space discovery

We applaud news Monday that a scientific device that detects gravitational waves in space and was first unveiled to the world in 2016, brought...

EDITORIAL: Alternative aerial surveillance welcome to building a border wall

The use of smaller, tethered unmanned surveillance balloons, which can see for about 5 miles into the distance and cost considerably less to operate...

EDITORIAL: Valuable workforce grants for the RGV

In today’s fast-evolving digital age, helping students keep up with automated mechanized equipment is necessary if they are to seek manufacturing jobs upon graduation,...

EDITORIAL: Renaming border checkpoint after fallen agent is deserved honor

The naming of a border patrol checkpoint in recognition of a U.S. Borden Patrol agent who was killed in the field by criminals who...

EDITORIAL: City of McAllen giving some amnesty for unpaid fines

If you have an outstanding traffic ticket or a fine from the City of McAllen, now is your chance to pay it off without...

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,...

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...