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Five years later, Grand Isle community still suffering from lingering impact of the oil spill

GRAND ISLE, La. (WGNO) – It’s been five years since the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, but many folks in Grand Isle are still waking up to the challenges of recovery. 271 more words


Sharks Heading Towards Grand Isle Turn Around Because Of Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Thousands of sharks swimming towards Grand Isle for spring break had their vacations ruined this weekend. The frenzy of excited spring breakers swam for hundreds of miles before realizing that Grand Isle was filled with Vibrio Vulnificus (flesh-eating bacteria). 96 more words


Thank You, Grand Isle

There have been some great posts (and gorgeous photos) about the USCG Cutter Grand Isle, its years of service, and the fact that it was decommissioned earlier this week. 805 more words


@uscg Cutter Grand Isle Decommissioned Yesterday After Many Years Of Service In #GloucesterMA 2/26/15 5:45AM

Check it out here on their Facebook Page:


From USCG Northeast;

“Our beloved Coast Guard Cutter ‪#‎GrandIsle‬ will be decommissioned tomorrow.
July – September 1996: GI received a CG Unit Commendation for participating in the response to the Trans World Airlines Flight 800 Crash. 38 more words


Six month probe yields twenty pot arrests, including Grand Isle fire chief

GRAND ISLE, La. (WGNO) – A six month undercover drug investigation nets twenty arrests, including the Grand Isle fire chief.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says a tip led them to investigate drug use at the Grand Isle Volunteer Fire Department. 203 more words


To Maine & Back Part 3 - Driving Across Vermont

We began our next day driving across the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York.  It was a beautiful drive with thousands of very tall pine trees along the way.   1,403 more words

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