Tag: South Padre Island

SPI receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Year after year, the quality of this coastal city’s budgeting continues to be award-worthy. The City of South Padre Island received...

Sea Turtle, Inc. enters final phase of 2020 Capital Campaign

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From helping injured and sick sea turtles to assisting in conservation efforts and educating the public, this local nonprofit operates daily...

County beaches reopened to traffic

Cameron County officials reopened all the county beaches on South Padre Island Tuesday afternoon. The beaches had been closed to vehicular traffic since the weekend...

SPI extends beach operations emergency management order

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — In an effort to prevent further spread of the coronavirus, those visiting the beaches of this coastal city are going...

SPI to submit project applications for coastal management

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From data collection and public access enhancement to coastal hazard and resiliency planning, this program annually seeks coastal project applications. Managed...

 South Padre Island boil water notice lifted

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Residents and visitors of this city no longer need to boil their water before use or consumption. Tuesday afternoon, the Laguna...

Moment of Remembrance: Ceremony held for causeway collapse victims

City officials, first responders, loved ones, and family members of survivors and those lost in the Sept. 15, 2001, collapse of the Queen Isabella...

Authorities discuss protocols used to inspect bridge after bomb threat

Authorities early Tuesday morning reopened the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge between Port Isabel and South Padre Island following a Monday night bomb threat almost...

Bomb threat shuts down Queen Isabella Causeway

City of Port Isabel | Courtesy photoSeveral law enforcement officers are seen at the base of the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway in Port Isabel...

Sea Turtle, Inc. seeking applicants for internship program

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From conservation and rehabilitation to public education, Sea Turtle, Inc. personnel work daily as stewards of the ocean. Those with a...