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...

LETTERS: On Sen. Cruz’ Independence Day visit and ‘un-American’ letter

Sen. Cruz invitation is ‘disappointing’I cannot bear to think about the decision by the City of McAllen to invite U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas,...

LETTERS: On congressional ‘fools,’ James Comey and Texas property tax relief

Congressional ‘fools,’ ‘spoiled tots’What, who and why in the world have we elected those we title as representatives to the Congress of our country?...

COMMENTARY: UT System: Stop polluting

BY DAVID MATIELLA AND ANDREW COSTIGANSIn April, 177 faculty and staff from across the University of Texas System wrote Chancellor William McRaven urging him...

LETTERS: On better driving and funding UTRGV School of Medicine

Obey traffic lawsWhy is it hard to comply with traffic laws? Ignoring traffic signs can be very dangerous. There have been many accidents in...

COMMENTARY: Are chickens smarter than your average human?

BY HEATHER MOOREAre you concerned about animal welfare? Do you believe that cage-free eggs and free-range chicken are humane options? Then you’ll be interested...

COMMENTARY: Summer jobs scarce this year

BY JORDAN BRUNEAUFor young job seekers this summer there is not much to celebrate.American retailers, which have traditionally staffed up in summers, are closing...

LETTERS: On Paris Accord fallout

Paris Accord falloutSen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was wrong in supporting President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate...

COMMENTARY: Tension, conflict during 85th Texas Legislature

BY STATE SEN. JUAN 'CHUY' HINOJOSAWith 140 days behind us, I reflect on a difficult 85th Texas Legislature that ended with tension and conflict....

COMMENTARY: Texas Legislature strives to help children, fix ‘broken system’

BY STATE REP. R.D. 'BOBBY' GUERRAThis past legislative session, I worked hard to pass HB 2537, which was signed into law by Gov. Greg...