Tuesday Apr 8
Gulf of Mexico Tide Predictions
Here are the tide predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ocean Service for principal points along the Gulf of Mexico for Friday, April 11, 2014.
Guest commentary: Why is lawsuit such a bad idea?
Louisiana legislators, still searching for a reason to quash the New Orleans levee board's you-broke-it-you-fix it lawsuit against major oil companies, have turned up instead a canard.
Jefferson Parish asks voters on May 3 whether to renew slate of...
The continued maintenance and improvement of lighting on parish roads is one of a slate of projects whose funding relies on property tax millages, set to go to voters on May 3 for renewal.
Coastal work gets extra funding
An additional $144.5 million was provided to the state from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to build the second phase of the Caminada Headland Beach and Dune Restoration project, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announced Thursday.
Shades of Harry Lee: Louisiana sheriff convicted of hunting-related crime
The story that a Louisiana sheriff was convicted of a hunting-related crime triggered memories of one of the most colorful sheriffs in state history, the late Harry Lee of Jefferson Parish.
Underwater landslide in gulf could cause 15-foot tsunami on Louisiana coast
The National Weather Service says a landslide into the Mississippi Canyon, about 30 miles off the Louisiana coast, could send a 15-foot tsunami toward Grand Isle, according to The Lens.
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Tsunami in Gulf of Mexico rare, but officials still preparing
When Rickey Hampton decided to rebuild his home and three rental properties at Holly Beach, he was fully prepared for the threat of future hurricanes.
Grand Isle water system to undergo increased disinfection
The Grand Isle water system will undergo disinfection with chlorine starting March 27 through May 1, after disinfectant levels dropped, Jefferson Parish has announced.
Today's Sicilian Recipe from Our Files: Oyster Spaghetti
Spaghetti with oysters is the New Orleans equivalent of linguini with clam sauce, except it's a bit harder to find a recipe for the oyster version.