The Monitor

EDITORIAL: The importance of counting everyone in RGV Census

Since 1790, as required by the U.S. Constitution, a Census has been conducted every decade to provide the federal government with valuable information on...

COMMENTARY: A cornucopia of carcinogenic conjecture

BY WILL COGGINIt is the beginning of the holiday season as we go from one get-together to another to be merry with friends and...

Local winery faces uncertainty: ‘It’s a disaster for me’

 Jaber Estate Winery owner Jorge Jaber, 85, paces through a warehouse he calls his “cellar” — between stacked, white boxes filled with 30,000 to...

Holiday Classic completes 45th year in the Valley

MCALLEN – About a thousand people filled the seats of the Performing Arts Center over the weekend to view a fairytale Christmas classic come...

LETTERS: On asking congressman to bring back troops, Trump and Thanksgiving TV parade

Congressman: Bring back our US troopsThanks to U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, for keeping in touch with his constituents on his recent Thanksgiving trip...

Holiday kickoff: Dallas Cowboys, TV personalities help McAllen celebrate ‘Magic of Christimas’

McALLEN — Enthusiastic families traveled from all over the Rio Grande Valley on Saturday to take in the annual McAllen Holiday Parade and festivities...

McAllen native talks defending Mexican man in San Francisco pier shooting

A jury in San Francisco rendered a controversial verdict Thursday by acquitting a Mexican man accused of killing a San Francisco woman, an incident...

Hunter scores 40 as RGV Vipers run win streak to 10, beating Maine Red...

RJ Hunter scored a career-high 40 points as the RGV Vipers picked up their 10th consecutive win on Saturday, topping the Maine Red Claws...

Austin nonprofit leads discussion on Valley children in poverty

EDINBURG — The rate of children in the Rio Grande Valley who live in poverty is nearly double that of the state’s average, according...

Bringing 515 jobs to town: City’s largest industrial project to break ground

HARLINGEN — The City of Harlingen and Cardone Industries Inc. announced yesterday the company will construct a major new distribution center in the city’s...