EDITORIAL: Going green: Local officials should start seeking energy alternatives

President Jimmy Carter famously installed solar panels at the White House in 1979. Just as famously, Ronald Reagan had them removed shortly after he...

EDITORIAL: Closure

John Feit is dead, and his fate is now in the hands of his maker. His case will now join thousands that are sent...

EDITORIAL: Big boost: Donation to medical school a step toward prominence

America’s most prominent medical schools — the Mayo Clinic, Harvard and Johns Hopkins, for example — are known for more than producing some of...

EDITORIAL: Open doors

America’s courts were intended to be public forums through which people who are accused, either by other individuals in civil trials or by the...

EDITORIAL: Our shame: Another Valley official faces corruption, criminal charges

We couldn’t escape the year without another Rio Grande Valley official facing charges of corruption. This time it’s Brownsville Independent School District member Sylvia Atkinson,...

Watching Rio Grande LNG

As a native and current resident of the valley, I’ve been closely following the Rio Grande LNG project with great interest.The proposed multi-billion dollar...

District’s ‘No’ votes a disservice to students, taxpayers

The Point Isabel School Board did a great disservice to the district’s students, teachers, families and all taxpayers, when they rejected consideration of Chapter...