Tag: Laguna Madre

SPI sandcastle village to turn into class of 2020 tribute

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Unlike most high school graduating classes, this year’s group of seniors have experienced several changes due to the coronavirus pandemic...

Port Isabel rescinds prior regulations, adopts state, county orders

PORT ISABEL — City officials and leaders continue to make adjustments in response to the ever-changing conditions of the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, Port Isabel...

Mass movement: SPI fills up, expert braces for ‘new wave’ of virus

In his first press conference after Cameron County beaches were reopened the last weekend of April, county Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. said he was...

Port Isabel PD addresses traffic congestion

PORT ISABEL — In response to the lifting of mandates and the reopening of beaches and businesses, thousands people have started traveling to the...

Decline of the Skimmers

HARLINGEN — The surf-side portrait is immediately recognizable. Black above, white below, and if the bird is in the air, chances are its severely overshot...

Laguna Madre Water District receives superior water rating

PORT ISABEL — Every year, water supply systems throughout the state are regulated and rated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). During a...

Caging oysters: With Texas’ blessing, new industry developing along gulf

HARLINGEN — It’s a pearl of an idea. Wild oysters already are harvested in a strictly regulated fishery in Texas. But beginning as early as...

SPI to create ad hoc Healthcare Committee

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — This city is taking the next step toward possibly bringing a hospital to the Laguna Madre area. The City of South Padre...

Opening ceremony to be held for new amphitheater

Cameron County will hold a soft opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new amphitheater at Isla Blanca Park. The ceremony will be held from...

TWDB awards additional $2M grant for Raymondville Drain

EDINBURG — The Texas Water Development Board awarded an additional $2 million for the construction of the Raymondville Drain, a regional flood control project...