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Trump pardons Jack Johnson

President Donald Trump on Thursday pardoned Galveston native Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion, who was convicted in 1913 … Read more

Local News

Santa Fe preachers ask for grace, mercy

Santa Fe is working its way back to normal with slow steps as it shakes off the horror of the mass shooting and takes a collective deep breath.

Snakes, skunks may cancel Gum Bayou project

A long-proposed Galveston County hurricane recovery project might be snake bit.

Church hopes to unify communities after shooting

Residents assembled under cloudy skies Wednesday night at Greater Barbour’s Chapel Baptist Church to pray for a community just down the road in Santa Fe, just days after a gunman killed 10 and wounded a dozen more in spree of violence at Santa Fe High School.

Local Sports

Clear Springs continues postseason run, playing for Santa Fe

After their series-clinching win last Friday over Kingwood, the Clear Springs Chargers baseball team had a post-game celebratory huddle lik…

Sports emerge as part of healing process for Santa Fe

It’s hard to imagine a day darker than Friday, but sports almost immediately emerged to be a part of the healing process for Santa Fe.

Dash stuns Seattle with late goal for upset win

A near-miss led to the match-winning goal in the waning seconds of the match, as the Houston Dash upset the Seattle Reign, 2-1, at BBVA Compass Stadium on Wednesday night.


Galveston's future — trebuchets, battling bands

These things could be done easily by the Park Board of Trustees, most at minimal expense, and would define the island’s ethos in a way that…

Fear of school violence shouldn't be a new normal

In the minds of many students, teachers and parents, fear of another school shooting is the new norm.

Apply affordable, common-sense solutions at schools

I, too, am saddened that we continue to lose children and teachers to school shootings.

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