LETTERS: County raises should be put to a vote

Reading about the Cameron County staff giving themselves ridiculously enormous pay raises was the most disturbing news ever. The Cameron County Appraisal District assesses...

LETTERS: Hire golf course management professionals

Folks, we have been here before. When I was on the Harlingen Airport Board, now VIA, we had abudget problem. I suggested that we...

LETTERS: Let’s re-think our priorities: The proposed 4-cent tax hike

The proposed 4-cent tax hike is meant to close the gap of a $1.3 M shortfall for items within the City of Harlingen’s general...

LETTERS: Have the courage to own it

In reference to the human massacre in El Paso, Texas. President Trump the (self-proclaimed) uniter of this country has united the White Nationalist, KKK, Aryan...

LETTERS: Tea Party response

Mr. LaPaugh’s letter of August 1 is interesting but not very enlightening. I’ve seen a lot of criticisms of the Tea Party but no evidence...

LETTERS: The Squad

They’re loud. They’re brash. They’re angry. They want to take the country in a whole other direction. They don’t want moderation; they want political war...

LETTERS: Good doctors hard to find

One day I would like to talk into a doctor’s office and see an older gentleman waiting to hear what my cause is to...

LETTERS: Unsustainable growth

It seems like Brownsville’s summer temperatures were slightly cooler than those in Harlingen in the 1960s. Why were many morning lows in June, 3°-5°...

LETTERS: Parents’ 40th anniversary

My parents celebrated 40 years of marriage this week. As I thought about the importance of this milestone, I was reminded that the latest statistic...

LETTER: Changing world

The world is constantly changing with the tides, the rising and sinking of islands, the moving of shores, etc., so when we comment on how...