Hurricane Ike Newswire

Hurricane Ike Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hurricane Ike.

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  1. Houston developer breaks ground on luxury beachfront communityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... Seagrass Village , but ran into development, wetlands and legal issues, Ballard said, and was stalled amid Hurricane Ike. Ballard plans to revive the project and turn it into one of the premiere beachfront destinations on Bolivar Peninsula. The lot ...

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  2. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | American Reporter

    ... changes? They had weathered such storms in the past (they thought) and lived to tell the tale. This time, with Hurricane Ike bearing down on therm, they prepared with a party - and I'm sure it was fun - until the lights went out and the ...

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  3. Legionnaires disease scare at Galveston prison hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Click2Houston

    ... ED WATER. THOSE SAME WATER FILTERS ARE ALREADY IN PLACE AT THE JOHN SEALY HOSPITAL. THEY WENT INTO PLACE AFTER HURRICANE IKE RAISED THE BACTERIA LEVELS THERE. AGAIN, NO CASES HAVE EVER HAPPENED OF THE DISEASE HERE IN

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  4. Officials consider raising Texas 87 on BolivarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Frank Sherman thought he still had a few hours left to evacuate before Hurricane Ike made landfall on the Texas coast, so he continued to working, pulling stranded motorists from flooded ditches.If state and local officials can't come up with a good solution, Bolivar Peninsula residents and visitors would need to evacuate when a hurricane or ... (more)

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  5. Texas Building Science Experts Provide Gulf Coast Residents with Hurricane Season AdviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WebWire

    ... this time of year for experiencing the damaging effects of hurricanes and tropical storms. As recently as 2008 Hurricane Ike caused over $19 billion in damages in Texas alone. One of the best ways to prepare a property for hurricane season is to ...

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  6. Texas' favorite vacation spot offers new attractions and better beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | CultureMap

    ... district, including the unique tree sculptures that were artistically carved from trees that killed in Hurricane Ike. Where to stay Galveston's hotel scene is offering several new experiences this summer, including the new Doubletree by Hilton ...

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  7. Nick Aase becomes Eagle ScoutRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Daily Chronicle

    ... paddling across remote lakes, fishing, rock-jumping and camping in the quiet beauty of a great wilderness. Hurricane Ike was Aase's first disaster relief trip which took him to Galveston, Texas. He helped remove debris, hang drywall, cooked for ...

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  8. Galveston to spend $2M to replant trees destroyed by Hurricane IkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The Galveston City Council has voted to spend up to $2 million to replant some live oaks and palm trees destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008. City leaders voted Thursday to pay the Galveston Tree Conservancy to restore the trees to 44 blocks of Broadway Boulevard.

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  9. DETCOG still receiving disaster funding for Ike, seeking help for recent stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deep East Texas Council of Governments Executive Director Walter Diggles announced over a half a million dollars of reallocated Ike Funding is going to some Deep East Texas counties. Regional government leaders have this year's recovery from spring floods on their minds, but the action taken Thursday by the Deep East Texas Council of Governments dealt with Hurricane Ike funding.

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  10. Arsonist believed to be targeting Galveston palmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... have any suspects. They even shade some Galveston homes with rich, green canopies, the kind of comfort lost in Hurricane Ike years ago. Still, the fire marshal sees it happening all over the island on both public and private land. In all, 12 palm ...

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  11. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | American Reporter

    ... changes? They had weathered such storms in the past (they thought) and lived to tell the tale. This time, with Hurricane Ike bearing down on therm, they prepared with a party - and I'm sure it was fun - until the lights went out and the ...

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  12. Guest commentary: Defending Louisianaa s solar industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Advocate

    ... - remains vulnerable to economic and physical disruption. As an Entergy customer living in Texas when Hurricane Ike swept over our community, I saw firsthand the value that locally generated electricity could have in disaster recovery. When the sun ...

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  13. Five key takeways from Tropical Storm BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Houston Chronicle

    A week after Tropical Storm Bill formed in the Gulf of Mexico and threatened the Texas coast it's time to take stock in some lessons to be learned from Houston's first tropical threat since Hurricane Ike, seven years ago. Tropical Storm Bill made landfall along Matagorda Island, about 150 miles to the southwest of Galveston.

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  14. 5 Houstonians to know, and have you been to Katy lately?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... must weather the storms of Mother Nature and Big Government. She spoke to HBJ reporter Joe Martin about how Hurricane Ike forced UTMB to expand and realize its growing population on the island. At the same time, Sollenberger must lead the growing ...

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  15. Benoit, and her nephew serve Orange County courthouse employees with free, home cooked mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | KBMT

    Orange County courthouse employees were able to indulge in some free home cooked meals this afternoon, courtesy of local traveling chef, Esther Benoit. Benoit used to run Esther's Restaurant in Port Arthur, but closed it down after Hurricane Ike destroyed her business.

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  16. Highway 59 closure causes headaches, hassles inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... Midfield Thursday afternoon, watching a scene they say hasn't happen in their quiet, one-stoplight town since Hurricane Ike. "I wish somebody would come buy some stamps over here!" laughed Galvan, who works at the post office. "All this traffic ...

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  17. Tropical Storm Bill takes toll on GalvestonaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... Pirates Beach homeowner. Beach erosion claimed the land where his neighbors used to live, mainly after Hurricane Ike. For the past two nights, he watched as the Gulf poured onto nearby roads, uprooting more brush and soil from the shoreline. Earlier ...

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  18. Officials meet, discuss plans to raise Highway 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... Much of Highway 87 was swallowed by the expanding Gulf shoreline during Tropical Storm Allison in 2001 and Hurricane Ike in 2008. What's left of the low-lying road running along the spine of the peninsula still frequently floods, an especially ...

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  19. Storm causes flooding in Matagorda CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Click2Houston

    ... BETTER DAY. Reporter: AND THE POLICE CHIEF YOU JUST HEARD FROM SAYS HE HASN'T SEEN ROADS LIKE THIS HERE SINCE HURRICANE IKE BUT HE SAYS THINGS COULD HAVE BEN WORSE TODAY. NO MAJOR -- COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE TODAY.

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  20. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | American Reporter

    ... changes? They had weathered such storms in the past (they thought) and lived to tell the tale. This time, with Hurricane Ike bearing down on therm, they prepared with a party - and I'm sure it was fun - until the lights went out and the ...

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