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Revelers celebrate Fiesta Gras

Galveston celebrates Mardi Gras with a new day: Fiesta Gras.

State committee to talk ports, but to what end?

A new committee in the Texas House of Representatives is focused on port issues, but what they'll accomplish this session isn't too clear.

Construction begins on new academic building at Texas A&M at Galveston

Texas A&M University at Galveston broke ground Thursday on a $34 million building that will add more lecture facilities and supp…

Local Sports

Sand trout, whiting not listed in many reports lately

While fishing is certainly not in one of its better stages lately, there are some fair-to-good catches to report. One of the surpris…

Playoff previews: District rivals Clear Creek, Clear Falls battle for regional tournament bid

While boys basketball playoffs get started this week and multiple county girls teams remain alive in the postseason, the marquee mat…

Dickinson track teams begin outdoor season with a bang

The Dickinson track team made clear they would be a force to be reckoned with this season, as the girls were the top finishing overall team and the boys were third overall at the Brown Relays held Saturday at Pasadena ISD’s Auxiliary Stadium.

Leisure & Food

Master gardeners’ plant sale this weekend

You know you always wanted to grow an orange tree, but when you do you trim them? And what do you feed them? And those — when do the… Read more

Taste of freedom

Sometimes we forget that our heroes have some more down-to-earth sides as well. When they’re not doing something extraordinary, ther… Read more

Keeping African American history alive

Rozanne Curtis has always been one to take life by the horns and press on full steam ahead — either on stage or in the classroom — a… Read more

Opinion

Presidents Day offers a moment to reflect on leaders past, present

If it has skipped past you on your daily planner, today is Presidents Day. Banks will be closed, businesses will be offering incredi…

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and lower federal courts

Recently, the states of Washington and Minnesota filed injunctions seeking to block the enforcement of President Trump’s temporary s…

From Russia with love

On Feb. 13, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned less than one month on the job. In late Decemb…

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