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Canyon High graduate experiences ‘small town’ spirit in post-Harvey Houston

Canyon High graduate experiences ‘small town’ spirit in post-Harvey Houston
October 1, 2017

He walks into the convention center to an overwhelming array of images. A young woman sits and weeps with her baby in her arms. A doctors frantically treat as many victims as possible. A homeless man sits...

GBHS grad reports live from Hurricane Harvey

GBHS grad reports live from Hurricane Harvey
Briana Whitney witnesses one of the most disastrous events in U.S. history
October 1, 2017

When Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 25, it set off one of the most devastating natural disasters in U.S. history. As the eye of this Category 4 storm approached...

Surviving the Storm

Surviving the Storm
Resident and rescuers share their stories from the frontline of Hurricane Harvey
October 1, 2017

With high speed winds blowing through the trees, a sudden downpour of rain pounding on the roof, and the electricity out, Natalie Stark was without her husband and left alone to keep her kids, along with...

Hurricane safety: what you need to know to prepare

Hurricane safety: what you need to know to prepare
October 1, 2017

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Harvey hits Houston

Harvey hits Houston
Massive storm rocks Texas coast
October 1, 2017

With wind speeds reaching 130 mph and leaving at least 30,000 people without power, Hurricane Harvey is the strongest hurricane to hit landfall in the U.S. since Hurricane Rita in 2005. Beginning as...

‘Life is definitely going to be different now’

‘Life is definitely going to be different now’
Canyon alumni putting lives back together after losing home in hurricane
October 1, 2017

A young woman walks through her flooded home. Her belongings swim in the water sloshing around her ankles. Her gaze wonders from one destroyed belonging to another until it settles on a small shoe —...

Hurricane Irma turns Florida upside down

Hurricane Irma turns Florida upside down
October 1, 2017

This time of year, as many of you may know, is hurricane season. It began approximately at the beginning of June and ends before December. Hurricanes mainly occur on the east coast, but even Carlsbad,...

Common Threads helping the common man

Common Threads helping the common man
My experience volunteering at LCISD Common Threads
October 1, 2017

Common Threads LCISD is a donation center that provide supplies for families that live within the LCISD school district. Families in need of anything, from cleaning supplies to backpacks, come to Common...

Coldplay writes song for Texans affected by hurricane

Coldplay writes song for Texans affected by hurricane
October 1, 2017

Coldplay is a Grammy award winning band that formed in the 1990s and is still blowing up the billboards with their  hits and collaborations. They have produced beautiful songs such as "Paradise," "Viva...

The aftermath of Irma’s wrath

The aftermath of Irma's wrath
October 1, 2017

Hurricane Irma had everyone preparing for the worst as the storm came racing towards Florida as a category five. Windows were boarded up, sandbags were distributed, and people were forced to leave the...

Column: cruel and beautiful

Column: cruel and beautiful
Madeline Sanders shares her experience with housing hurricane victims
October 1, 2017

It is cruel. It is broken. It is menacing. But it is beautiful. The world we know today is full of heartbreak. Every day, headlines broadcast stories of catastrophic hurricanes, shootings, wars,...

Helping Hands from Missouri

Helping Hands from Missouri
Hands Reaching Hands From Missouri to Texas to Florida
October 1, 2017

After the devastation our country's coastal areas have suffered through this hurricane season, it is great to see the "helping hands" that come to the victims' aid. People from all over the country have...

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