The Game Preserve Fire grew rapidly to more than 4,250 acres in Walker County, making it the largest active wildfire in Texas.
A strong summer storm with gusts of up to 97 mph swept through the Houston region Wednesday night, knocking down trees and causing power outages for more than 370,000 CenterPoint Energy customers. Many were still without power Thursday morning.
The news industry publishes incredible journalism every day. But when media outlets become obsessed with page views — a metric that tracks every time a webpage is loaded — they flood us with an endless stream of clickbait headlines and frivolous news stories, all vying for our attention. At the Houston Landing, we’re doing things […]
Our mission at the Houston Landing is to inform the community. But we recognize it’s just as important to listen to communities, to invite people to have a seat at the table — especially for those who have been ignored by the media and never had a seat at the table to begin with. It’s […]
Ever since we officially launched the Houston Landing two months ago, Maggie Gordon has been busy. Our columnist has written about the unhealthy carbon footprints of hospitals; the egg-onomics of rising egg prices for a Santa Fe family; an intractable food desert in Third Ward; and the aggravation of stopped trains in the East End, […]
One of our key missions at the Houston Landing is to write about the incredibly diverse communities of the Houston region — and make a real effort to listen to them. Monique Welch, our first diverse communities reporter, is doing the hard work of making that vision a reality. Monique was part of our founding […]
Last month, Houston Landing investigative reporter Alex Stuckey revealed how scores of inmates who died in Houston-area jails had documented histories of mental illnesses yet didn’t receive the help they needed. It was a powerful story. And it all started with a news tip from a trusted source. News tips from people like you help […]
The Houston Landing’s website is only a month old, but it’s already brimming with compelling pictures of the Houston region and the incredibly diverse people who call it home. This was no accident. We made a point to hire one of the best photographers we could find. Our first photo editor is Marie D. De […]
The Houston Landing’s first major story by investigative reporter Alex Stuckey revealed that inmates with mental illnesses are dying from suicide, violence and other unnatural causes in Houston-area jails — despite exhibiting previous mental health concerns that could have kept them out of jail in the first place. Alex’s powerful reporting, coupled with stunning images […]