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West End Galveston residents push for seaweed-cleaning permits

Homeowners want beaches clean of seaweed and the park board has decided to work with them. 

Galveston hoteliers worry about last-minute park board applicants

An extended deadline leaves little time for industry stakeholders to know the candidates.

Port of Galveston trustees to question director about accounting

Questions about checks and credit cards signal another possible confrontation between port leaders.

Local Sports

State of the sports series: Drop in classification sees Friendswood sports mostly soar

After four years competing at the state’s largest classification, a drop down to its long-time home in Class 5A resulted in immediately improved levels of success for Friendswood ISD athletics this past school year.

Kudos to youngster for inventing simple solution

In case you were out of the country last Saturday or for some other reason failed to read the sports section of that day’s paper, a brillia…

Stormy weather ruins anglers' chances for fishing

Stormy weather with gale force winds hit the Galveston area early Monday and lasted most of the day. Conditions were not only a blow out fo…

Opinion

Long live Google, and other odds and ends

I know it’s sooner than later, but new TV commercials are calling us to comment. There’s something about the new batch that makes them more…

Child’s death a reminder of summer heat danger

This weekend in Galveston, a 1-year-old boy died after being left inside a vehicle outside a restaurant. And while the police continue to c…

Please help Artist Boat continue its scary work

Eleanor Roosevelt admonished all of us to “Do something every day that scares you!”

Weather Today

Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 70s.

Today

85° 79°

Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 70s.

Humidity:82%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:ESE at 16 mph
Chance of Rain:60%
UV Index:5 Moderate
Sunrise:06:21:44 AM
Sunset:08:22:40 PM

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