Tag: Coast Guard

Spring Break 2015: Coast Guard talks water safety

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press press@portisabelsouthpadre.com February 19, 2015 It isn’t just on land where law enforcement will be needed next month on South Padre Island. The curling, foaming surf can catch inexperienced vacationers off guard with its unfamiliarity and unpredictability. Rip tides, shallow areas, silting, rocks and thick vegetation all pose a danger …

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Coast Guard rescues poachers

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Special to the PRESS February 12, 2015 Four Mexican nationals fishing illegally in the Gulf of Mexico were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after their boat began sinking. The incident happened Saturday night at about 8 p.m. approximately 30 miles off the South Padre Island coast north of the U.S-Mexico maritime border in what …

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Council welcomes new Coast Guard station commander

By ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS The South Padre Island City Council met Wednesday evening for their regular biweekly meeting. Because of special meetings that occurred, Wednesday’s meeting was the fifth City Council meeting held this month. A workshop Thursday on Form Based Code will bring that to a total of six. This meeting …

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