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Date registered: November 4, 2010

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  1. ONLINE ONLY: Algae washes ashore at Isla Blanca Park — April 24, 2017
  2. PERFECT SET — April 21, 2017
  3. Autism Awareness Walk Saturday — April 21, 2017
  4. Early voting opens Monday — April 21, 2017
  5. Town to celebrate Earth Day — April 21, 2017

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Apr 21 2017

Letters to the Editor for April 20, 2017

Special to the PRESS Editor: The Friends of the Port Isabel Public Library wish to thank the local business community for being supportive of our fundraising efforts during the past year.  This assistance has allowed us to successfully raise funds to provide programming and resources for the Port Isabel Public Library, particularly in services to …

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Apr 21 2017

Writer’s Block: Happy Earth Day!

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com This Saturday, April 22 marks a wonderful day to celebrate a wonderful thing: this incredible blue and green marble we call home — Earth. Saturday is Earth Day! According to my sleuthing via another wonderful thing — the internet — Earth Day got its start in 1970 after …

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Apr 21 2017

Rio History: Metal Detecting Tips

By STEVE HATHCOCK Special to the PRESS To me, Spring Break is the unofficial opening day of a new metal detecting season. Thousands of college kids partying on the beach, losing coins, jewelry and sunglasses. Ahh yes, just beneath the warm sands of South Padre Island, lies a veritable treasure trove awaiting discovery. For surf hunting, …

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Apr 14 2017

Game warden rescues kayaker

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com A quick-thinking Texas Game Warden saved the life of a Port Isabel man after his wife reported that he had not come back from a solo kayaking trip on the Laguna Madre Monday. Matthew Miller, 41, was reported missing Monday afternoon by his wife Melanie Willson reported that …

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Apr 14 2017

City to analyze Spring Break data

By KEVIN RICH Special to the PRESS The South Padre Island City Council considered several agenda items related to Spring Break, the venue tax, and shoreline related issues in its April 5 meeting. Mayor Barry Patel introduced the Spring Break related agenda items stating, “We will be having several meetings in the future about the mass …

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Apr 14 2017

Marina issue remains unresolved

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Public use versus private membership in the Laguna Vista Marina was debated at a packed City Hall here Tuesday during a joint workshop between the Town Council and members of the Laguna Vista Recreational Association (LVRA), with both parties ultimately agreeing to bring-in their attorneys for a potential lease …

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Apr 14 2017

Officials oppose Lucio legislation

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Laguna Vista officials were unanimous in their opposition to Senate Bill 2113 during their meeting Tuesday. The bill, introduced into the State Legislature by Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr., could have initiated a plan to study the consolidation of public schools in Cameron County into one county-wide district. Lucio withdrew …

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Apr 14 2017

Treviño shares positive County outlook

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr. shared a positive outlook for Cameron County during a luncheon hosted by the South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce Tuesday. Treviño, an attorney and former mayor of the City of Brownsville, was sworn in as county judge on Nov. 23, 2016, the day …

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Apr 14 2017

City refinances Yacht Club, approves water aerobics classes

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com During a special meeting of the city commission Wednesday, the City of Port Isabel unanimously approved the re-funding of a loan on the Yacht Club, the formation of a water aerobics class at the community pool and passed several resolutions opposing proposed state legislation. First up was a …

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Apr 14 2017

Weather Warnings

Next gen tech to give forecasters unprecedented information By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com On Nov. 19, 2016, the GOES-R satellite was launched into orbit via an Atlas V rocket. The launch marked the first of four such weather satellites which will ultimately circle the globe by 2024 giving scientists and weather forecasters an …

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