Tag: South Padre Island

SPI city officials approve new measures

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Local city officials are continuing to make changes in response to the coronavirus. During a special emergency meeting held Thursday afternoon,...

County addresses COVID-19 case; Couple had virus during SPI condo stay

At a Thursday morning press conference, Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino provided the latest information on two visitors to South Padre Island who were...

Trevino suspends county events; recommends Island events be canceled

Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. announced Saturday that all county-sponsored functions or events expecting more than 250 people will be canceled and/or suspended...

Game Wardens investigate SPI drowning

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — A kiteboarder drowned in the Laguna Madre area Wednesday, authorities said. According to a statement from the Texas Parks and Wildlife...

Reopen to traffic

PORT ISABEL — Traffic was at a standstill Wednesday morning between two coastal cities causing a delay in motorists’ schedules. The Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway...

Causeway reopens after issue with fiber optic cable

PORT ISABEL — The Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway has re-opened to traffic after being closed for close two hours due to the activation of...

Refuge Trash Bash at South Padre Island

The Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge and Friends of Laguna Atascosa will be hosting the Refuge Trash Bash, a large-scale beach cleanup, from 9...

Safety and security: SPI making preparations for Spring Break

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — In an effort to provide a safe and secure experience for residents, visitors and Spring Breakers, city officials of this...

SPI to participate in 2020 Great Texas Warrant Roundup

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Have unresolved warrants? Starting Saturday, Feb. 29, the South Padre Island Police Department will join more than 300 Texas law enforcement...

Ocean-front attraction: Construction of Clayton’s 1,000-foot-long fishing pier begins

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The steady hum of an operating black-and-white tower crane situated on the sand could be heard along with the crashing...