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Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway reopens following collapse detection malfunction

The Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway has reopened.

Brownsville South Padre International Airport hires new director

The Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport has a new director, Angel E. Ramos, formerly vice president of planning and development for the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport Authority (CVG) in Hebron, Kentucky.

Second causeway construction for South Padre Island won’t start for years

Assuming environmental clearance for a second causeway to South Padre Island comes through as anticipated in summer 2026, construction wouldn’t begin for another three to five years.

Cameron County signs agreement with broadband provider

Expanding high-speed internet services countywide is the purpose of an agreement signed by Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. and VTX1 Internet CEO Patrick McDonnell during an official ceremony Monday morning at the Cameron County Courthouse/Oscar C. Dancy Building in Brownsville.

Lisa Graves elected to South Padre Island City Council

Voters on South Padre Island on Saturday elected Lisa Graves to fill the unexpired term for Place 5 on the City Council.

Sea turtle rescues in Laguna Madre reach 1,000 and counting

Hundreds of volunteers and Sea Turtle Inc. staff continued Thursday to rescue cold stunned green Atlantic sea turtles from the Laguna Madre bay as water temperatures remained below the turtles’ survival threshold.

Four candidates seeking office during South Padre Island special election

The city of South Padre Island holds a special election Feb. 3 to fill Place 5 on the City Council following the death on Dec. 1 of Eva Jean Dalton, first elected to the seat in November 2018.

The Polar Bear Dip is returning for another cold plunge at SPI, but is...

For the cold hardy, the 26th annual Polar Bear Dip will be held at Claytons on Monday, Jan. 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on South Padre Island.

Bid 2023 farewell at South Padre Island with these events

The destination that calls itself the state’s fireworks capital is prepared to do what they do best this Sunday.

Cameron County partners with VTX-1 to expand broadband access

On Tuesday, the Cameron County Commissioners Court approved an agreement with VTX-1 to expand broadband services throughout the county.