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  1. NO BORDER WALL — September 15, 2017
  2. Island to host Causeway collapse memorial — September 15, 2017
  3. Clayton’s Pier hits zoning snag — September 15, 2017
  4. Task force discusses securing beach equipment — September 15, 2017
  5. Five apply for judge post — September 15, 2017

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Sep 15 2017

NO BORDER WALL

Communities rally against wall By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The City of South Padre Island will host a public service Friday morning to commemorate the anniversary of the Queen Isabella Causeway collapse. The Causeway collapsed on Sept. 15, 2001 after it was struck by a barge during the overnight hours. In the darkness, …

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Sep 15 2017

Island to host Causeway collapse memorial

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The City of South Padre Island will host a public service Friday morning to commemorate the anniversary of the Queen Isabella Causeway collapse. The Causeway collapsed on Sept. 15, 2001 after it was struck by a barge during the overnight hours. In the darkness, motorists who were then …

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Sep 15 2017

Clayton’s Pier hits zoning snag

By KEVIN RICH Special to the PRESS Amid discussions that became contentious at times, the South Padre Island Development Standards Review Task Force held two public hearings related to the proposed Clayton’s Fishing Pier during a meeting held Tuesday, Sept. 12. The first hearing focused on a proposal to change the designation of certain beach and …

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Sep 15 2017

Task force discusses securing beach equipment

By KEVIN RICH Special to the PRESS The South Padre Island Shoreline Task Force debated the issue of equipment removal from beaches during weather and tide related events during their meeting held on Monday, Sept. 11. Brandon Hill, director of shoreline management, led a discussion on a proposal to amend a portion of the ordinance which …

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Sep 15 2017

Five apply for judge post

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Town of Laguna Vista officials will meet Sept. 26 to review applications for the position of municipal court judge. With five application received from area attorneys, the Town Council Tuesday met and agreed to schedule interviews with four applicants. They include Lilia Gonzales Peña, Abel Delgadillo, Luis Hernandez and …

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Sep 15 2017

Refuge seeking input on Bayside Drive

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge (LANWR) is seeking the public’s input on changes its proposing to make to its popular Bayside Drive loop. Bayside Drive, which consists of a 15 mile loop along the refuge’s eastern edge and abuts the Laguna Madre, has historically been one of …

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Sep 15 2017

Laguna Vista raises taxes 1 cent

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Laguna Vista Town Council passed a balanced budget and approved a 1 cent property tax increase during a meeting Tuesday, Sept. 12. City manager Rolando Vela explained the tax rate would increase to $0.354124 per $100 valuation at the start of the new fiscal year Oct. 1. …

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Sep 15 2017

County wraps up budget talks

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Cameron County got one step closer to a final budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year as over a month of money talks continued during Tuesday’s Commissioners’ Court meeting. Before things kicked off in earnest, County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr. offered a comment to commend County staff for their …

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Sep 15 2017

Port Isabel ready for Pachanga

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Port Isabel City Commission made quick work of Tuesday’s agenda, hearing updates on the Laguna Madre Youth Center, the City’s revolving loan program, and preparations for the upcoming Pachanga in the Park. Pachanga in the Park, the City’s popular outdoor family-friendly festival, is undergoing some changes this …

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Sep 15 2017

Tarpons on the road at Hidalgo

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons are back in action this week, after taking last week off, and on Friday they will make their longest road trip of the regular season to Hidalgo. The Press sat down this week with Tarpon head coach Jaime Infante to get his thoughts on …

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