On Wednesday in Austin, the state’s Select Committee on Violence in Schools and School Security heard testimony from school staff members, which included administrators, activists, counselors and researchers. Two things occurred:
Forwards Romell Quioto and Mauro Manotas each recorded braces to help the Houston Dynamo overcome an early deficit and log a 4-2 win over Sporting Kansas City in their Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal match Wednesday at BBVA Compass Stadium.
The heat spell and drier weather that I mentioned in my blog last week is well on its way to settling across Southeast Texas. A persistent high pressure ridge aloft is likely to hang around, and even increase its impact on our weather, over the weekend. This pattern will be accompanied by su…
The Houston Astros wrapped up an 11 game homestand and the first half of the season with a 6-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon. The Astros head into the All Star break with a 64-35 record.
Federal lawmakers face a July 31 deadline to either reauthorize or reform the National Flood Insurance Program, which is vitally important to people living and doing business along the coast.
Does our government understand the issues we are dealing with? I fear not! Issues like immigration are a hot topic of discussion in my part of the country, but how does it play in Memphis, or much less Kansas City? A good question on my mind is how is immigration playing in Washington? From …
A weak disturbance tracking west across Louisiana and the northern Gulf of Mexico will keep a decent chance of showers and thunderstorms in our picture for the next day or two. Since these weak disturbances continue to track west across the Gulf, rain chances may even persist a little longer.
Simply put, it’s a wonderful time to be a Houston Astros fan right now. They’re the defending world champions, and, dare it be said, look even better this season.
41,654 fans were in attendance as the Houston Astros extended their win streak to six games with a 2-1 victory over the White Sox on Sunday. The Astros are in the midst of an 11 game homestand, their longest of the season.
Defender Philippe Senderos’ first career MLS brace boosted the Houston Dynamo to 3-0 win over Minnesota United on Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium.
The video is enough to give even a noncyclist pause. On Friday, The Daily News examined the subject of cyclists on the roads of Galveston County. The newspaper posted a link to a disturbing video captured by a cyclist while on FM 3005, which shows very clearly part of the problem.
Opening up its 16th season, the Island East-End Theatre Co. will present the musical comedy “9 to 5 — The Musical” today at 2317 Mechanic St. in Galveston.
We believe the constant ordering of the Stars and Stripes to half-staff is eroding the value of the symbol, as well as creating a growing insensitively to the recognition it is intended to convey.
Inclement weather delayed a match in which the Houston’s offense didn’t arrive until much later, but the Dynamo rallied with two stoppage time goals to salvage a point in the standings with a 2-2 draw against Los Angeles Football Club at BBVA Compass Stadium.
The Houston Dynamo stormed back from a 2-0 deficit in stoppage time with goals in the 93rd and 96th minutes to walk away for a 2-2 draw with the Los Angeles Football Club Tuesday night at BBVA Compass Stadium.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
The Fourth of July in Galveston County is synonymous with fireworks, barbecues, beaches, boats and parades. The fact that it’s a celebration of the USA makes it all the more enjoyable. However, it’s also a holiday when carelessness, inattention and, frequently, alcohol cause more accidents t…
Sunny, hot weather will gradually give way to increasing clouds and rain chances as we move through this week, with heavy rain, gusty winds and lightning possible by Wednesday and Thursday.
Bill Tinsley, surely a nice guy, can string sentences together well enough. Want a bland affirmation of faith, something to help maintain religious complacency? "Choosing Faith" (The Daily News, June 29) will suffice.
Goals from forward Kealia Ohai and midfielder Sofia Huerta gave Houston a 2-1 come-from-behind victory against the Orlando Pride at Orlando City Stadium this evening.
The Houston Astros wrapped up a nine game home stand with a 7-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday afternoon. 39,191 fans were in attendance as the Astros came from behind and won in walk-off fashion.
Temperatures, more characteristic of July and August, combined with long, sunny days, are rapidly undoing any benefits received from the needed rains last week. With soil temperatures rising and high evaporation rates, Galveston County is already creeping back towards drought conditions.
Sir, while I am glad to see a swift response from Austin on the tragedy in Santa Fe, I have a question or two as to some of the suggestions that were tossed about.
A weak trough along the Texas coast, interacting with a mid and upper-level low over the west-central Gulf, should bring cloudy, breezy weather with periods of showers and scattered thunderstorms through tomorrow. More heavy rain, accompanied by gusty winds, elevated tides and rough seas wil…
The Houston Dynamo won a tense, rain-soaked U.S. Open Cup round of 16 tournament match over Minnesota United FC, 1-0, on Monday at BBVA Compass Stadium.
The National Flood Insurance Program, which thousands of residents across the county rely on, is set to expire July 31, and insurers and elected officials are urging Congress to not only reauthorize it, but to improve it and make it more reflective of the market. And those changes very well …
Forecasters have been calling for possible heavy rain for the past several days. For those of you who are wondering where the rains are, the short-answer is that they are delayed somewhat, but should move into our area from Sunday through Tuesday or Wednesday, if not longer.
The good news is that an unfavorable environment (high wind shear over the southern Gulf of Mexico and dry air) may inhibit development of the tropical wave now moving northwestward across the Yucatan Peninsula. Most models still suggest that the system will remain disorganized and open (lac…
There is a chance that Southeast Texas, especially those dry areas near the coast, will see much better prospects for rain as we move through the end of this week into next week.
Actually this morning’s blog could be more accurately titled “grasping at straws”. There is no doubt that much of the County, especially near the coast is in dire need of some decent rain, due to the current spell of dry, hot weather.
North Texas Rayados, an amateur team based out of Dallas, gave the Houston Dynamo all they could handle in the first half, but the pros put away the upstarts with a big second half for a 5-0 win in their U.S. Open Cup tournament match Wednesday at BBVA Compass Stadium.
Friendswood graduated 516 Mustang seniors at Don Coleman Community Coliseum in Houston on Saturday afternoon. Commencement was filled with songs by the choir, speeches, a slam poem, the presentation of a class gift and special music. Superintendent Thad Roher complimented on the graduates fo…
Multiple superlatives and other top honors were handed out to Galveston County high school soccer players following the season. Here’s a look at who got what in all-district honors.
For a number of days, the fishing around Galveston has been about as good as it gets. Both the offshore and inshore anglers were catching quality fish at almost every location.
May, 2018 is certain to end up being the warmest May ever in Galveston with observations going back to 1872. As of today, the monthly May average is 80.2°, which eclipses the previous warmest May ever (May, 2012). Hot conditions also prevailed in League City, with a 79.4° average that is 4.3…
More parents have filed complaints with the Texas Education Agency over issues with special education at Clear Creek Independent School District than any other county district in the past five years, according to agency data.