EDITORIAL: Valley residents invited to enjoy holiday displays

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, the temperate South Texas weather notwithstanding. Cities all across the Rio Grande Valley have started dressing...

EDITORIAL: Gassed: LNG companies advance, official actions should start

Three companies that want to build liquefied natural gas export terminals cleared a major hurdle Thursday when they all received approval from the Federal...

EDITORIAL: OPPORTUNITY: Foreign investment program could be a good fit for Valley

The city of McAllen recently announced a deal with Houston-based investors to help fund construction of the Cambria Hotel, next to the McAllen Convention...

LETTERS: Trump vs. the world’s elites

“A healthy government” by Erol A. Stone is probably the best and most perceptive letter ever written on this forum. Back in May 11,...

COMMENTARY: Tariffs 2020

By JIM N. TAYLOR, Special to the Star Economists agree: All things being fair and equal between countries, the ideal situation would be free trade, with...

COMMENTARY: Which America speaks to Hong Kong?

By FROMA HARROP, Special to the Star Celebrating 70 years of Communist Party rule, Chinese leader Xi Jinping stood in the open sunroof of a...

LETTERS: Collapse of morals and mass shootings

Did you know that before 1965, mass shootings were extremely rare in America? See Wikipedia, “List of mass shootings in the US,” and read up on the incidents and the...

COMMENTARY: Community health centers: A health care solution that works

By U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, Special to the Star Working families, seniors and the disabled all too often struggle to access to quality health care. As...

COMMENTARY: Abortion horrors buried by the press

By L. BRENT BOZELL III and TIM GRAHAM, Special to the Star The grotesque nature of abortion and the industry that profits from it is routinely...

EDITORIAL: Respect: Both officials, residents must cooperate on issues

City commissions are created to address the needs of their residents. They help build and maintain infrastructure, provide basic community services and help settle...