Tag: South Padre Island

Reduce, reuse and recycle

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — In addition to recycling common objects such as plastic bottles and cardboard boxes, Island visitors will have a chance to...

Island enjoys tourism boost

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The Island is reporting record-breaking sales tax figures and strong hotel occupancy numbers for summer 2019. Ed Caum, director of the...

Man faces federal charges in killing of sea turtle

Federal charges were filed on Thursday against a man found to be in possession of Atlantic Green Sea Turtle parts on South Padre Island. Baldemar...

Medders, Schwartz win SPI City Council election

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Ken Medders, Jr. and Kerry Schwartz defeated their opponents yesterday in a general election held for City Council Place 1...

Boulevard gator: Sunning reptile creates stir at KOA on Island

HARLINGEN — He was just looking for a little hot action. When it’s 53 degrees and you’re cold-blooded, a sunny spot next to Padre Boulevard...

Protecting the environment

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From the Gulf of Mexico beachfront to the vegetated dunes and tidal flats adjoining the Laguna Madre, a global nonprofit...

Governor declares Cameron County disaster area

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration Monday afternoon for 16 Texas counties affected by severe weather, including Cameron County. With...

Restoring power

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Rows of lengthy, thick wooden transmission poles and downed power lines sprawled across Padre Boulevard will continue to reroute motorists...

City: Electricty on the Island may be out for days

By Alana Hernandez and Diana Eva Maldonado, Staff writers A line of severe thunderstorms that moved across most of Cameron County overnight downed dozens of...

Creating Habitat: RGV Reef Project gearing up for second phase

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Out in the Gulf of Mexico, an area that was once bare and described as being as flat as a...