EDITORIAL: Levee access in RGV denied, but why now?

For many in the Rio Grande Valley, a run or stroll on our area levees and irrigation canal roads in the dawn or dusk...

EDITORIAL: Mark White was Texas’ education governor

We mourn the death of former Texas Gov. Mark White and pause to give thanks to an honorable public servant who did honor to...

EDITORIAL: Senate must slow down the border wall

With House lawmakers in Washington rushing through and appropriating $1.6 billion toward beginning construction of a border wall, we now rely on Senate lawmakers...

EDITORIAL: Longer hours needed for RGV voters

The greatest civic duty that a citizen can perform is to vote. And governments must do their part by encouraging and helping citizens to...

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...

EDITORIAL: Advanced STC nursing degrees pushed by RGV lawmakers

By all accounts that we’ve heard, the 85th Legislature was a particularly nasty session marked by much infighting, varying political agendas and little leadership...

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...

EDITORIAL: RGV sailor had calling to serve us all; we must have public ceremony...

As we wait for the U.S. Navy to return to the Rio Grande Valley the remains of Weslaco native 26-year-old Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class...

EDITORIAL: Pay owed McAllen parking fines before collection agency takes over

With a depressed peso, fewer shoppers from Mexico and decreased sales tax revenue reported by the City of McAllen, city officials are wise to...

EDITORIAL: Calling Texas special session is ‘assault’ on local governance

We commend the blunt candor of the mayors of McAllen and Mission, who last week were reacting to the subjects that Gov. Greg Abbott...