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Bicyclists would get wider berth under proposed rule

Drivers in Galveston could soon have to make more space for bicycles on the road.

Island takes short-term rental tax evaders to court


After dark, ghost hunters search the USS Cavalla


Local Sports

Big picture, Texans wise to hold out defensive starters

At the close of the Houston Texans’ inter-squad practice Thursday with the San Francisco 49ers, head coach Bill O’Brien said his top player…

Relief from heat expected next weekend

This time the weather forecasts were on target and Saturday turned out to be the better day for fishing over the weekend. I must add — a lo…

Photos: Texans 16, 49ers 13

The Houston Texans took on the San Fransisco 49ers in week two of the preseason at home on Saturday night.


Supporting children when 'Back to School' is scary

It’s a time of excitement ... new clothes, new shoes, and a new backpack to hold new supplies. It’s back to school time! This year, some ne…

In other words

Editor’s note: “In Other Words” is a compilation excerpted from reader comments posted on These are excerpts of comments that…

Parking fees should stay, with some system tweaks

The fundamental question Galveston voters will have to ask themselves when the city’s authority to charge parking fees along the seawall co…

Weather Today

More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 80s.


90° 81°

More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 80s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SSW at 15 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:11 Extreme
Sunrise:06:50:54 AM
Sunset:07:54:27 PM

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