By Linda Elissalde
I admit that as a resident of Crystal Beach, Jeep Weekend is not my favorite time of the year. Although there are many very nice people with jeeps, it did seem that 2019 had a lot of less than charming guests. HWY 87 and the beach started filling up on Thursday. By Friday both were impassible for home dwellers. Jeeps traveled east and west. Jeep visitors

Jeep Weekend Totals

18 crashes – 400 911 calls – 68 arrests (30 alcohol related)
6 emergency airlifts – and lots of trash

Thank You EMS

The timing couldn’t be more appropriate to celebrate our amazing EMS on the peninsula. After a wild weekend in which our EMS worked around the clock in harsh circumstances, they certainly deserve some praise and appreciation. May 19-25 is the dedicated 45th Annual National EMS Week. Through National EMS Week, first established in 1974, attention is brought to


Come walk beside Gold Star families, veterans, active military, and military supporters on Sunday, May 26, 2019 starting at 8:00 am. Meet at the Tiki Beach Bar & Grill prior to the walk. CLICK HERE for more information.

As Luck Would Have It

The 2019 Texas Crab Festival Raffle winner of the Golf Cart is Tricia Brooks of Silsbee, Texas. It’s a true story of luck! Tricia recently bought property on Bolivar and purchased a single raffle ticket back in February. She was feeling lucky, “I’m going to win this,” she remarked to her family. Not long ago, she purchased a used golf cart, but now that will be the one the

Recreational Boating Safety – Security Zones

By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla.
Shortly after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, security zones were established around ports to provide a buffer zone wherein vessels must not enter without express permission from the Captain of the Port or


Pete swam out in 7 ft water and saved a man who was attempting suicide. He left all his clothes on the hood of his car and was swimming out to sea.

This situation has gotten out of hand!

By Georgia Osten
Wish I had something cheerful to write about this week, but coming off a weekend like we just experienced, it’s not possible. The Jeepers are hanging onto calling it Jeep Weekend, but in reality it’s Go Topless Weekend, gtw. This is what it’s literally become, gtw. Poles set up, nude women parading around, decadence, pure

A New Friend

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
Before I get into the story, I will not write about this past week. I understand there is a petition with well over 6,000 signatures floating about, we will be glad to sign it.

Last year we had a couple about our age stay at the park. We chatted several times and enjoyed each other’s

Vacation Bible School in a Bag

By Pastor Valerie Hudson
Bay Vue United Methodist Church will be starting up their summer beach ministry in June, which is held under a banner that states, “Free water. Free grace. Free prayer.” This ministry’s goal is to be a presence for Christ on the beach and offer water to each passersby, as well as be available to pray for the crowd around them or with anyone who

Deadlines & County Tax Office News

Galveston County Assessor and Collector of TaxesThe last day for disaster, senior, disabled person and disabled veteran third quarter installment for 2018 property taxes is May 31st. The second half of the split or half payment installment is due July 1st. Split payment coupons were mailed May 15th so be on the lookout. Those having difficulty paying 2018 property taxes or who have missed an installment payment will receive a

Upcoming Events

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 Saturday, June 1
Bay Vue Bake Sale

 Saturday, June 15
Bay Vue Fish Fry

 Saturday, June 29
Jason Allen on the beach

 Saturday, July 6

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