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...

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...

Flores Brothers forgotten by Texas history

Texas history has long forgotten the four Flores Brothers who fought for Texas Independence in 1836.   According to the memoirs of Capt. Juan Seguin,...

EDITORIAL: Welcome aid: UTRGV tuition program invests in Valley’s future

We welcome the announcement that the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will help make the dream of a university education possible for more...

EDITORIAL: Cross check: Linking databases can help maintain files more current

Elections offices in the Rio Grande Valley and across the country report record numbers of new voter registrations ahead of the 2020 presidential and...