You would be hard-pressed to find much good news in the world right now. Even before the coronavirus began infiltrating the area about three weeks ago, we were treated to the political barbs and jabs that get tossed around during every election cycle, from local races all the way to presidential debates. Even in our own community paper, we’ve been the bearer of rough news … [Read more...] about Community compassion remains in ample supply amid crisis
It comes with any unknown element. There are those who subscribe to its veracity as gospel, then others who dismiss it like a fairytale. And in the midst of the ever-evolving nature of the COVID-19 outbreak and based on what I’m seeing play out both in real life and on social media, I feel compelled to say something that frankly shouldn’t need to be voiced: Ridiculing the … [Read more...] about Whatever our COVID-19 reaction, let’s maintain our humanity
Here’s hoping you paid attention to your civics and government classes when you were in school and that you kept up along the way as you’ve been voting. Otherwise the electoral process can get a bit confusing. For starters, we just had a primary election March 3 in Texas for both the Democratic and Republican parties’ candidates for a wide range of local, statewide and federal … [Read more...] about Voters in both parties invited to get more involved
For about 20-30 years now, cities throughout the U.S. have been into bicycle infrastructure. Sugar Land is no exception with its impressive hike and bike trails. And for a while now, the city has been working on the expansion of bike network improvement projects. In fact, it wasn’t that long ago that we began seeing dedicated bike lanes stripped with white paint in our … [Read more...] about Get ready for more bike-shared lanes on roads
There are 15 Republicans and four Democrats who each want to be their party’s candidate to run for office in November’s general election to succeed outgoing U.S. Rep. Pete Olson, a Republican who is not seeking reelection in Texas’ 22nd Congressional District. Who filed first for the March 3 primaries? It was Republican candidate Greg Hill from Pearland, and the last one to … [Read more...] about Who’s got the juju in crowded primaries for District 22?