EDITORIAL: No child in McAllen should go hungry this summer

We applaud the partnership between the McAllen Independent School District and the City of McAllen to once again provide free meals for any child...

COMMENTARY: We must better prepare for the next war

BY JEREMI SURIMemorial Day, which is celebrated today, is when Americans remember those who died in the service of our country. The men and...

COMMENTARY: A Memorial Day message

BY JEROME ILTISI believe Christmas is the most important national holiday because that is the day we celebrate when Jesus Christ was born. He...

LETTERS: Honoring servicemen today

Moment of silence todayMemorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates those military men and women who have paid the...

EDITORIAL: Where does Hidalgo Co flood mitigation stand as preparations made for a new...

As President Donald Trump last week proposed $2.7 billion allocated in the 2018 fiscal budget for border security — which includes $1.6 billion to...

COMMENTARY: Focus on improving RGV education

BY DR. LUZELMA CANALESWe are grounded in the belief that education paves the way to the middle class. Traditionally, students across the country have...

LETTERS: On ‘Don’t Fry Day,’ racial profiling, meat eating and Texas voter ID laws

Today is ‘Don’t Fry Day’Today is “Don’t Fry Day” — an occasion to raise awareness for sun safety and encourage everyone to protect their...

EDITORIAL: Regional hike-and-bike trail anticipated in RGV

Thankfully more people in the Rio Grande Valley are making a real effort to exercise regularly and be healthier by walking, hiking and running...

COMMENTARY: The real truth about SB 4

BY TRINIDAD GONZALEZWithin a democracy, accurate discussion of laws and policies by political and bureaucratic leaders is necessary. Otherwise it becomes difficult for the...

COMMENTARY: Congress must raise budget caps

BY U.S. REP. JOHN YARMUTHWe begin the 2018 budget process facing arbitrary and irresponsible spending caps that threaten our security, our economy, and our...