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Kelly Burks-Copes, project director for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Texas Protection and Feasibility Study, was quoted in an article (“Groups say maps show corps’ true plans for Ike Dike,” The Daily News, Dec. 4) stating that the Army Corps is “only at 10 percent design at this point.”

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This paper recently covered the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission’s staff report on the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (“Scathing report says insurer on ‘brink of extinction,’” The Daily News, Nov. 26).

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Each morning, a small white tag dangles from a cotton string leading back to the tea bag gently dancing in my mug. And written on each tag is a phrase from which to launch my day. Wisdom, inspiration and soul-stirring caffeine in one tidy package.

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The Galveston Project for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, called the Discovery Club, is a program that provides services to children that doesn’t have a fixed, permanent residence. Our office, here at the Galveston Independent School District, provides different resources to as…

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For a few months, our newer full-time staff members have been getting acclimated to their new jobs. Josh Bailey is one of the six new hires we made in October. He’s a great addition to the staff and brings special skills to our team.

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Read in the paper where city officials are contemplating raising parking fees for both hourly and seasonal passes ("City to consider doubling seawall parking rate," The Daily News, Dec. 2). The hourly rate increase probably could be justified; however, the proposed increase in the seasonal p…