EDITORIAL: No recall: Some calling to oust Cruz; mechanism must be created

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has been one of President Donald Trump’s strongest and most vocal supporters throughout his presidential term. After last week’s violence...

LETTERS: Disorder, disarray

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America is now at the point Rome was when that democracy fell — disorder and disarray. In Rome, some retired presidents (consuls), together with religious...

EDITORIAL: Big goal: WAC conference expansion boosts local football dreams

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Rio Grande Valley residents’ hopes of seeing college football got a shot in the arm with the announcement that the Western Athletic Conference, of which it...

LETTERS: Tobacco still health hazard

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Smoking, vaping and e-cigarettes are a big “magnitude”; there are 38 million American adults still smoking, and 15% of Texas adults are current smokers, plus...

LETTERS: Lost beach

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With the widespread development of Padre Island and the most recent visitor to the area — SpaceX —Boca Chica Beach has lost its luster...

LETTERS: Trees felled

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The story in the Dec. 27 paper arrested my attention. It was about Mr. Eugene Fernandez’s efforts to replace two Montezuma cypress trees “pruned”...

EDITORIAL: Looking up: SpaceX developments hint at better future for Valley

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The selection of the Rio Grande Valley as a site for development and launches of SpaceX rockets has always been celebrated as a boon...

EDITORIAL: Rhetoric resonates: Let us learn form D.C. siege, seek more civility in politics

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In 1933, as the Great Depression entered its darkest depths, President Franklin D. Roosevelt used his inauguration speech to calm unemployed and hungry masses,...

EDITORIAL: Staying well: Pandemic proved, increased need for health professionals

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been a proving ground for the Rio Grande Valley’s young medical school. When the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley...