Lake Houston News

11/15/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, VA – With President Biden’s signing today of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), you may have mistakenly thought that only road, bridge, rail, power and water infrastructure, public transit, drinking and wastewater, high speed internet, environmental, and…

10/7/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., October 7, 2021 – Recycling old fishing line and soft baits into new products is labor-intensive, inefficient and simply, for many anglers, not easy to do. This hampers the ability to grow the volume of line and soft bait recycling in the U.S. However, three BoatUS Foundation and Berkley Recast and…

7/18/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

7/16/2021
BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

7/1/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

6/24/2021
RBFF News
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

6/15/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

6/7/2021
BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

6/3/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

5/14/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

3/26/2021
Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

3/24/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

3/15/2021
BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

2/10/2021
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

11/3/2020 12:16:00 PM
Patch
Lake Houston's exceptional teachers recognized ...

10/30/2020 9:13:00 PM
The Beaumont Enterprise
Hargrave coach Mike McEachern had to have enjoyed his ride back to the Lake Houston area more than his hostile night with the officials at Pirate Stadium. Huffman’s 6-foot-3 junior quarterback Luke ...

10/30/2020 2:49:05 PM
abc13.com on MSN.com
"Let's give Mrs. Harris a warm Texas Trump welcome!" one supporter wrote ahead of the line of cars that stretched for miles.

10/30/2020 1:00:00 PM
Houston Chronicle on MSN.com
Only days remain before the 2020 election will be over and possibly one of the largest-ever turnouts around the country will be tallied in what many are calling the most consequential election of a ...

10/30/2020 10:20:00 AM
Houston Chronicle on MSN.com
A new partnership that aims to help develop business growth in the Lake Houston area was announced at the Party on the Screen event on Oct. 29. The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce and the Lake ...

10/30/2020 8:21:00 AM
Houston Chronicle
But with its little kitchen and bathroom, bedding for six, and flat roof for dancing and projecting movies on-shore - it was a moveable gala, hosting many a Conroeite (cocktails eternally in hand) as ...

10/30/2020 7:08:00 AM
SB Nation on MSN.com
Obviously, unlike normal times, the Quakes can’t use their lead over the Rapids, Vancouver Whitecaps, Real Salt Lake, Houston Dynamo and even LA Galaxy on total points to be a buffer in case they ...

10/30/2020 6:39:00 AM
The Business Journals
The company behind a 4,200-acre master-planned development in Houston has created a new role to lead its smart city initiatives.

10/28/2020 7:58:00 PM
Culture Map Dallas
Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce's Party on the Screen will be a virtual program with a livestream of a virtual auction, axe throwing, and corn hole finals live from ...

10/26/2020 7:20:00 AM
Community Impact Newspaper
Officials and transportation planners are now looking ahead to the uncertainty of lowered funding over the coming years as Texas is projected to see a $4.58 billion budget shortfall in 2021 alone.

10/23/2020 7:15:00 AM
Houston Chronicle
On Oct. 20, teachers from the Lake Houston Area were honored for their work and service to their students. The coronavirus presented a challenge to everyone including teachers as they worked to pivot ...

10/23/2020 7:07:00 AM
Houston Chronicle
The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual Teacher of the Year event as a “lunch-in” through a virtual live stream this year. On Oct. 20, teachers from the Lake Houston Area ...

10/23/2020 7:00:00 AM
Houston Chronicle on MSN.com
The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual Teacher of the Year event as a “lunch-in” through a virtual live stream this year. On Oct. 20, teachers from the Lake Houston Area were ...

10/23/2020 1:00:00 AM
Community Impact Newspaper
Industry data and growth among Lake Houston-area companies show the logistics sector could be seeing a comeback from the pandemic.

10/22/2020 4:09:00 AM
Community Impact Newspaper
Following a yearlong study of Kingwood's internal channels, the Harris County Flood Control District recommended two local flood projects move into the preliminary engineering stage. The two Kingwood ...

10/21/2020 12:21:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
Girls basketball practice is underway this week and two teams in the Lake Houston area were in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Preseason rankings. On HoustonChronicle.com: Football ...

10/21/2020 12:16:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
Girls basketball practice is underway this week and two teams in the Lake Houston area were in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Preseason rankings. On HoustonChronicle.com: Football: No. 13 ...

10/20/2020 1:43:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
The Lake Houston area will have representation on a task force charged with creating a statewide plan to reduce flooding in Texas. Jenna Armstrong, the President and CEO of the Lake Houston Area ...

10/16/2020 3:30:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
Humble BizCom speakers, which included members from the Texas Department of Transportation, Humble Museum, City of Humble, Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, and Humble Independent School District.

10/16/2020 3:20:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
Lake Houston area residents received an update about the $134 million expansion of FM 1960 between Humble and Atascocita during a chamber luncheon on Oct. 15. Humble BizCom speakers included members ...

10/15/2020 10:05:00 AM
Houston Chronicle
The clerk’s office is posting daily vote totals for each site here. Some popular sites, such as the Metropolitan Multi-Services Center and the Lake Houston Church of Christ, have processed more than 2 ...

10/13/2020 2:19:00 AM
Community Impact Newspaper
Registered voters in Harris County can cast ballots at any voting center in the county during early voting and on Election Day, but Montgomery County voters can only vote at any polling center during ...

10/8/2020 12:20:00 AM
Community Impact Newspaper
Jenna Armstrong, Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce CEO, was named to the Texas Water Development Board’s San Jacinto Regional Flood Planning Group, according to an Oct. 1 press release. The group ...

10/7/2020 3:00:00 PM
SFGate
Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the In the Loop campaign will replace the yearly In the Pink of Health Luncheon to raise money for Project Mammogram, which helps uninsured people receive free ...

10/7/2020 1:07:00 PM
abc13.com
What is the top issue in District 127 you would address if elected? DH: As the author of House Bill 3, ... some of the items included in the legislation are not working the way it was intended in the ...

10/7/2020 7:09:00 AM
Houston Chronicle
Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the In the Loop campaign will replace the yearly In the Pink of Health Luncheon to raise money for Project Mammogram, which helps uninsured people receive free ...







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