Spring - Klein

Stay informed about the latest local news in Spring and Klein, including Harris County updates, SISD and KISD coverage and the latest development and business updates at City Place and Vintage Park.

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Ori-Zaba's Scratch Mexican Grill now open on Kuykendahl Road in Spring

The Las Vegas-based eatery offers build-your-own burritos, bowls, nachos, tacos, quesadillas and salads as well as beverages such as agua fresca and horchata.


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See how the Spring-area real estate market fared in April 2022

The price of homes sold rose year over year in all Spring-area ZIP codes.


Officials urge Texans to attend local fireworks shows for July Fourth amid widespread drought

As Texas experiences a dry summer, burn bans and fireworks restrictions are in place in various counties. Fireworks are always prohibited on U.S. Forest Service land.



‘The state's highest environmental honor’: Texas Environmental Excellence Awards return for 30th year

For the 30th year, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will honor people and groups for their achievements in environmental protection and preservation.


U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade: What’s next for Texas?

Texas is one of 13 states with a "trigger law" that is set to take effect within 30 days and will effectively criminalize all abortions in Texas, unless someone's life is threatened if they remain pregnant.


Texas Supreme Court upholds Texas Central right to eminent domain power

In a 5-3 ruling, the state Supreme Court upheld a 2021 appeals court decision that determined Texas Central can use eminent domain to seize private property in its construction path


Looming end of Medicaid unenrollment freeze sounds alarms

When the coronavirus pandemic emerged in March 2020, the U.S. government issued a requirement that states could no longer kick people off Medicaid during the public health emergency. The purpose was to prevent people on Medicaid—a government-run health care policy—from being left without insurance on short notice.



Spring businesses battle inflation, supply shortages

Spring-area businesses have proven to be resilient during the ongoing pandemic, local stakeholders said, and the economy has begun recovering even as inflation, labor shortages and supply chain issues remain.


METRO to launch pilot program opening high-occupancy vehicle, toll lanes on weekends

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will open its high-occupancy vehicle and high-occupancy toll lanes for weekend use this summer.


Spring ISD approves FY 2022-23 budget, waits to approve district tax rate

Spring ISD’s budget for the 2023 fiscal year—which was unanimously approved by trustees on June 14—saw a $5.4 million increase in general fund dollars being dedicated to instructional costs.


11 events to check out in the Houston area this weekend, June 24-26

Looking for something to do in the Houston area this weekend? Check out this weekend's guide!  



Report: Affordability gap growing in Houston, Harris County

The surge in housing demand over the past two years is making it harder for Houstonians to afford houses with the median income, according to a new report from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research.


Check out June's featured neighborhood in Spring, Klein: Estates at Windrush, 77379

Located near the intersection of Louetta and Old Louetta roads, Estates at Windrush comprises 86 single-family homes and is zoned to Klein ISD.


Harris County commissioners approve higher property tax exemption for seniors, residents with disabilities

Commissioners Court increased the property tax exemption of individuals with disabilities or those over age 65 from $229,000 of the appraised property value to $250,000 during the June 14 court meeting.


As Houston area sees record June temperatures, experts urge heat caution

With the metro area set to break a record for June temperatures, experts from Texas Children’s Hospital and the National Weather Service partnered to share information on heat-related deaths.



Klein ISD's Jenny McGown named 2022 Region 4 Superintendent of the Year

Jenny McGown was selected from nearly 50 public school districts that make up Region 4's coverage area.


Maternal mortality rates on the rise in Harris County

Barriers to accessing and paying for health care have led to higher rates of maternal mortality in Texas than other parts of the U.S., experts said, with Black women and women older than age 35 facing the highest risks.


Public safety director: Law enforcement response to Uvalde shooting was ‘abject failure'

During a public Senate hearing regarding the shooting in Uvalde, Texas DPS Director Steven McCraw said law enforcement waited 74 minutes to neutralize the gunman while they "waited for a key that was never needed."


Compare vaccination data in these 7 Houston-area counties

The rate at which residents in the Greater Houston area got the COVID-19 vaccine peaked in late March and early April 2021. Several smaller surges took place over the course of the summer and fall of that year before slowing down in 2022.



Q&A: NAMI Central Texas program director speaks on pandemic and mental health

Rebecca Farrell sat down with Community Impact Newspaper to discuss the effects the pandemic had on mental illness across the country.


Watch 'The Sandlot,' view fireworks: 15 things to do in the Spring and Klein area throughout June, July

Here are a few events and things to do in the Spring and Klein area throughout June and July.


Spring ISD debuts new campus principals, district administrators

On June 14, Spring ISD announced 11 new campus principals and administrators, most of whom were already employed by the district.


2026 FIFA World Cup: Houston's real work begins as NRG Stadium wins chance to host matches

The eyes of the world will be on Houston in four years when the city begins hosting 2026 FIFA World Cup matches.



Hand & Stone Spa coming to Spring in July

The spa specializes in massage, including deep-tissue and Swedish, as well as facials and body hair removal.