EDITORIAL: RGV shows appreciation for those sworn to protect us

Most members of the community hold a special appreciation for those who are sworn to keep us safe, our protectors. We all feel a...

LETTER: Please stop name calling

Please stop name calling Lately many conservative writers have been commenting politically by name calling and derisive language toward Democrats and anybody else they don’t...

COMMENTARY: Setting priorities

BY RICHARD F. CORTEZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR With my first seven months serving as your Hidalgo County Judge behind me, I am ready...

EDITORIAL: Officials, and public, should know open government laws

You might want to keep this website handy: https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/open-government/governmental-bodies/pia-and-oma-training-resources. This site managed by the Texas Attorney General’s Office offers links to information about state open...

LETTERS: Take precautions against diseases; Victimized by migrants; Political memories

Take precautions against diseases My knowledge of medicine and human physiology is limited to House M.D. and my doctor’s appointments, but I know enough to talk...

EDITORIAL: General voting locations offer benefits, and risks

Virtually every election cycle brings complaints from voters who say they couldn’t cast their ballots because they went to the wrong polling site. In the...

LETTERS: Compromise on immigrants; Don’t blame the utensils; Federal debt rose in Obama’s term

Compromise on immigrants A humanitarian crisis emerged due to a tremendous increase of undocumented immigrants arriving to the southwest border, causing the reassignment of Customs and...

EDITORIAL: Valley community colleges could build sports programs

Rio Grande Valley residents love sports; that’s evident whenever local high school teams clash. Mexican soccer teams frequently come to play exhibitions in the Valley, and...

LETTERS: Mental health help available; Military should honor promise

Mental health help available In response to Vanessa Munoz’s letter to the editor on July 3, “More crisis help needed,” we at Tropical Texas Behavioral...

COMMENTARY: Fighting white supremacy

BY U.S. REP. VICENTE GONZALEZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR It is with a heavy heart that I pen this today. Following the senseless massacres...