GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) — A little over five months after Hurricane Ida devastated Grand Isle, Louisiana's barrier island, electricity is fully up and running, the mayor’s office said.
Grand Isle was hammered by Hurricane Ida — a once in a lifetime storm that dealt a blow that folks there will be dealing with for years.
The Grand Isle School community got rattled by Hurricane Ida. But this past week, members of the school community got back together in the same room and enjoyed one another's company in the Thanksgiving season.
BATON ROUGE, La. – A Disaster Recovery Center is now open at the Grand Isle Multiplex in Grand Isle to help survivors affected by Hurricane Ida. Survivors can get help with their FEMA applications, upload documents and get questions answered about federal disaster assistance.
Hurricane Ida is approaching the Gulf Coast, and those wanting to see what conditions look like on Grand Isle will get that chance – as long as conditions allow.
A Grand Isle man was found murdered yesterday in Texas. Police have arrested a 47-year-old man for his alleged role in the incident.
Throughout the summer, Grand Isle will be the host for "Water/Ways", a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street.
Christmas is still many months away, but the spirit of the holiday was out in full force this past weekend on Grand Isle.
Grand Isle beach was rocking on the 4th of July weekend. See photos taken from the beach on Saturday – one day before the Independence Day celebration.
The public is invited to visit a new, fun traveling exhibition that will be on view in Grand Isle this summer.
The United States Coast Guard Station in Grand Isle said the island saw strong winds and waters from today's severe weather.The coast guard said there is significant hazard to life and property with flooding and lighting on the island. Mariners are reminded to contact the Coast Guard on VHF-…
The South Lafourche softball team faced off with their friends from way, way down the bayou on Wednesday in a non-district doubleheader with Grand Isle.
Today, a large boat parade was organized on Grand Isle to celebrate both the extended weekend, but also many turned out to show their support toward the re-election campaign of incumbent President Donald Trump.
A popular Grand Isle business lost its appeal this week and will lose its liquor license for 30 days for violating the state's coronavirus mandates.
The United States Coast Guard Station in Grand Isle is asking vessels to be on the lookout after reports of a "disoriented" vessel taking on water headed toward the island.
A popular, well-established Grand Isle business has temporarily lost its liquor license pending the Louisiana Office of the State Fire Marshal's investigation into a huge gathering this past weekend on the island.
Residents of Grand Isle will be without water throughout the day today after a vessel hit and severed the water line from Lafitte to Grand Isle.
In starting the Blue Boot Rodeo and Foundation, Darby and Nicole Bourgeois said it would all be worth if if they could save just one life from the dangers of drowning.
The Grand Isle Coast Guard Station's search and rescue crew safely rescued a 24-foot vessel that was in distress about 23 nautical miles off the island's coast.
The United States Coast Guard Grand Isle station had a busy Sunday, rescuing a 21-foot Mako with four people on board.
A troubled spot on Grand Isle beach is closed this weekend, in part because of the string of incidents that have occurred on the island this spring.
A Lafourche Parish man was the latest victim of a drowning on Grand Isle in an incident that occurred on Tuesday, according to island police.
Grand Isle took on a lot of water for Tropical Storm Cristobal, but that's not a new occurrence for such a flood-prone area.
The drowning victims on Grand Isle yesterday afternoon were Houma natives, according to the Grand Isle Police Department.
The United States Coast Guard Grand Isle Station has dispatched a response boat to the island's rock jetties after reports that multiple people were pulled into the water by rip currents.
The International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo will fish as scheduled in July, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Blue Boot Rodeo is working with its donors and the Town of Grand Isle to try and save lives on the island.
Last week, the Town of Grand Isle opened back up to visitors after once being only opened to camp owners and residents.
It is with deep regret that due to the serious impact of the COVID-19 Virus, the Board of Directors of the Grand Isle Speckled Trout Rodeo is cancelling the 24th annual Rodeo originally scheduled on Memorial Day Weekend. The board feels the decision to cancel is in the best interest of rodeo…
The Grand Isle Police Department is warning beachgoers to avoid the island's rock jetties - just 24 hours after a man was lost in the water after saving his son from struggling in the current.
The United States Coast Guard is looking for a missing Metairie man last seen swimming in the water near Grand Isle.
The Town of Grand Isle announced today that previous restrictions on who would be able to enter the island are going to be loosened in the coming days.
Residents of Grand Isle and camp owners are welcomed on Grand Isle during the COVID-19 outbreak - as well as employees who work on the island.
The Town of Grand Isle announced today that beaches will be closed at 5 p.m. today in an effort to follow Governor John Bel Edwards' Shelter in Place Declaration.
The Town of Grand Isle said spring break parties WILL NOT be tolerated on the island while Louisiana practices social distancing during the fight against COVID-19.
Louisiana’s last inhabited barrier island, Grand Isle begs an unsettling question: Does a place appear more hauntingly beautiful when you know it’s disappearing? A longtime sport and commercial fishing hub two hours south of New Orleans, this pancake-flat wisp of land seven miles long and on…