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Galveston County residents face shocking jumps in appraisal values

Many Galveston County residents got their appraisal values in the mail last week. The spike in values was enormous for many. 

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Spanish tall ship Nao Santa Maria visits Galveston

A replica of the Spanish ship that was the flagship of Christopher Columbus' fleet in 1492 is docked at the Galveston Historic Seaport with the 1877 Elissa.

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Earth Day special report: Biden’s climate credibility may hinge on meeting US commitments

When President Joe Biden convenes world leaders in a virtual summit on climate change, his credibility may hinge on his actions on international climate aid and finance to aid poor countries.

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High School Sports

Dickinson battles back to win playoff tiebreaker over Clear Creek

The Dickinson Lady Gators were behind six runs through four innings, but refused to give in, fighting all the way back for a 12-9 victory over the Clear Creek Wildcats in Wednesday night’s District 24-6A playoff seeding tiebreaker at Clear Springs High School.

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Local Sports

Looking at forecasts helps predict windy conditions for fishing

We are now past San Jacinto Day, April 21, and that is when old timers around the Galveston Bay Complex declare the saltwater fishing seaso…

High School Sports

Baseball roundup for April 20, 2021

Scores and player statistics for Galveston County high school baseball

Opinion

Editorials

It's Earth Day — take a hike, but remember to walk lightly

“The one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life.” — Bengali poet and 1913 Nobel Prize for Literature awardee Rabindranath Tagore 

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Guest Columns

Don't celebrate on Earth Day — act by preserving land

As we think about Earth Day and what to do to celebrate the Earth, what do we think about “celebrating?” The science tells us that we’ve lo…

Letters to the Editor

We should share our stories for a better world

How many times have you suffered because of a lack of knowledge? Later, we all end up saying if only I had known, or I didn't know at that …

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Windy with clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 60s.

Humidity:68%
Cloud Coverage:87%
Wind:ESE at 20 mph
Chance of Rain:6%
UV Index:5 Moderate
Sunrise:06:45:53 AM
Sunset:07:50:15 PM

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