EDITORIAL: Canales presents new bill to keep government deals open to public

The message of the First Amendment to our Constitution is clear: The people of this country have a basic right to know what their...

COMMENTARY: January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month; here’s what you need to know

As a member of the bipartisan Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, I want to share the following information as...

LETTER: My experience protesting Trump

Here’s whom I met protesting Trump: A shy, elegant, intelligent woman who said she was there “for the butterflies.” She apologized for not speaking...

COMMENTARY: Animal overpopulation — A crisis on the southern border

There is a crisis along the southern border of Texas, one that has been growing for decades with no easy resolutions in sight. It’s...

LETTER: Congrats … sorta

Congratulations to The Monitor! Why? Because with their Friday news coverage of Mr. Trump’s visit and the attendant Opinion page; they, in my opinion,...

RGV CITIZEN OF THE YEAR | Bill Reagan

Citizenship is a way of life for Bill Reagan. His commitment to the community is the focal point of his duties as a Lutheran...

LETTER: Extremely proud of the Valley

I loved, loved the recent Monitor editorials, “Dear Mr. President,” and, “They Come.” The ideal weather, natural resources, increasing business investments, labor availability, tourism market...

LETTER: Some thoughts on the MPO merger

After reading Thursday’s, Dec. 20, 2018 Monitor editorial, “Spinning wheels,” I feel apprehensive about any MPO mergers. Our HCMPO needs to start “thinking there...

LETTER: BOLD credit for congressman

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates there are more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 16 million Alzheimer’s caregivers. As an...

LETTER: Let’s reach the national average

For the last week or more, I have been greeted each morning by the smiling faces of every member of almost every school board...