Continuing government corruption

Here we go again in this Valley of corruption, sewage which keeps flowing from the political party controlling the Rio Grande Valley.From cities, school...

Let’s bring in the New Year healthier

Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution?I definitely do every year. I believe that many of us do.Unfortunately, not all of us are...

COMMENTARY: Immigration concerns for Navarrette

By JIM N. TAYLOR, Special to the Star  Some of us old white (Gringo) men are not concerned with whether or not either you or we...

COMMENTARY: No, there will be no big infrastructure plan

By FROMA HARROP, Special to the Star Democrats running for president are vowing to bring high-speed internet to rural America. President Donald Trump campaigned on...

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...

Remember TET?

Or, shall I write, forgetting TET?I arrived in Da Nang Vietnam in December 1966 barely six months from graduating from Harlingen High School.At that...

Many considerations could be made

More than 150 years ago, the Emancipation and Proclamation was enacted, but the stain of slavery remains. Slavery was a dark time in our nation’s...

The right person for the job

It is not often I get to share my opinions about people I actually know. Usually, I write about the abuse of the VA in...

LETTERS: Be a role model with morals

We are the greatest nation on this earth, which everybody envies or wants to be part of. This accomplishment has not been easy. There...

“Mayor Pete” comes out swinging

By RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR. Special to the Star SAN DIEGO — I confess that it took me awhile to convert to the Church of Pete. But...