Back in the olden days, before the “Big Freeze,” I taped the Super Bowl with the intention of doing my annual comment on the commercials.
Today is Texas Independence Day. Rebellious Texans met 185 years ago at Washington-on-the-Brazos to declare themselves citizens of a republic of their own creation.
In response to the article ("Councilwoman claims West End neglected during storm," The Daily News, Feb. 23): I completely agree. A lot of us who live on the West End feel like we were ignored because it's mainly vacation rentals or second homes. For the small number of us who live here full …
Not enough praise can be bestowed on the University of Texas Medical Branch COVID immunization clinic crew at the League City campus. They were very professional, efficient and friendly.
The Assad regime hasn't attacked the United States, nor has Congress declared war on Syria. There's no defensive, or for that matter even legal, rationale for a U.S. military presence in Syria.
I live on the West End of Galveston. I'm always ready to help somebody in need, but I think what we need now is an adult version of the story "The Ant and the Grasshopper."
State Rep. Todd Hunter, a Republican from Corpus Christi, asked an interesting question Thursday when lawmakers began two days of talking meant, ostensibly anyway, to expose the root causes of an epic failure and near total collapse of the state’s unregulated power system.
Some Texans claim raising prices from about 9 cents to $9 for a kilowatt in an emergency is a free market in action. The rest of the world calls it price gouging that no one, except businesses with politicians in their back pocket, can get away with.
Just before the Civil War, John Brown attempted to incite insurrection and was hanged. On Jan. 6, Trump did incite an insurrection that cost lives, injuries and destruction to our Capitol.
I was recently diagnosed with cervical neck and spinal stenosis. I had been going to an orthopedic clinic for around two years with pain in my legs, feet, arms and hands. They took X-rays and thought that was sufficient enough to diagnose and treat me.
It’s important to compliment people for their work ethic, commitment to do their best and on a job well done. Sunday night, Napoleon Morris and his crew with Galveston's public works department exemplified all of these fine attributes.
The beach water temperature dropped down to 45 degrees during the ice storm. And two weeks from now, we’ll start the main week of spring break. Must be Texas.
It seems as though the cold weather is gone — for now, at least. But we’re still shaking off one of the coldest winter blasts that Galveston County, as well as Texas, has seen in a long time.
I’m inviting you to partner with Galveston County Crime Stoppers, law enforcement and the media to help take crime off the streets.
I enjoyed the article about Marie Robb ("Councilwoman claims West End neglected during storm," The Daily News, Feb. 23). I've owned property for 11 years and have lived here since May. I've been surprised at how little support we get from the city with all of the taxes we pay.