Dianna, a fourth-generation Houstonian and nationally award-winning journalist, is almost always interested if there’s a good story involved, a sensibility that has landed her on shrimping boats on the Gulf Coast, oil derricks in South Texas, stalking famous elderly almost-astronauts in Florida and occasionally—whenever possible—riding horses while on assignment. Dianna is a former staff writer for the Houston Press. When she’s not devouring good books or walking her dogs, she’s probably doing that yoga thing or enjoying some red wine.

No Surprises

How Houston-area U.S. Reps. Voted on Trump's Second Impeachment

In response of last week's Capitol Building riot, the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald Trump.

01/13/2021 By Dianna Wray

Mask Up, Wash Up, Stay Apart

The New Strain of Covid-19 Is in Harris County

Harris Health has confirmed that the mutation of the virus, first discovered in the U.K., has been found in Houston.

01/07/2021 By Dianna Wray

A sickening moment

Houston Reacts To Trump Supporters Invading the U.S. Capitol Building

Houston officials and local representatives react to the violence occurring in Washington D.C.

01/06/2021 By Dianna Wray

The 2020 Of Year Endings

Houston Is Under a Tornado Watch This NYE

The National Weather Service also advises there could be flooding and large hail.

12/31/2020 By Dianna Wray

Houston, We Have ... a Spaceport?

Houston's Spaceport to Become Axiom's Home for Constructing Its Commercial Space Station

Pending City Council approval, the commercial space company will make Ellington Airport its official headquarters.

12/23/2020 By Dianna Wray

Don't look now!

One Good Thing That Happened Each Month in 2020

Some would say there’s nothing worth remembering about 2020—our “dumpster fire of a year” as it’s also known—but we at Houstonia contend it wasn’t all bad ...

12/23/2020 By Dianna Wray

Pandemic News

Covid-19 Stimulus, Round Two: $600 Stimulus Checks Are Coming

Congress is expected to pass the $900 billion stimulus bill soon, but who is going to qualify for those checks?

12/21/2020 By Dianna Wray

Some good news

MacKenzie Scott Gives Big to Houston

Both the Greater Houston YMCA and Prairie View A&M have received funds from the philanthropist's donation of more than $4 billion to orgs across the country.

12/16/2020 By Dianna Wray

Top Lawyers 2020

The Life and Trials of Richard "Racehorse" Haynes

How Houston produced one of the winningest criminal defense attorneys in recent history.

12/14/2020 By Dianna Wray

Top Lawyers 2020

Meet the Legal Eagles of Houston

Five legendary litigators who helped shape the Bayou City.

12/14/2020 By Dianna Wray

Charitable Giving

20-Plus Ways to Donate, Volunteer, and Help out in Houston Right Now

And how to get some help in return!

12/11/2020 Edited by Dianna Wray

Shaping Houston History

Our List of Which Bayou City Greats Deserve Their Own Statues

A real who's who of hometown heroes.

11/26/2020 Edited by Dianna Wray

2020 Elections

So What Will the Biden Win Likely Mean For Houston? And Texas?

We take a look at how we expect that will impact H-Town and the Lone Star State.

11/08/2020 By Dianna Wray

Vote it up

Texas, the Electoral College, and You

A primer on how the Electoral College works, what to expect on Election Day, and what it will (and won't) mean if Texas goes blue.

11/02/2020 By Dianna Wray

Sleep. Vote. Eat.

Nine Things to Do While Waiting to Cast Your Ballot During 24-Hour Voting Tonight

Our suggestions for 2 a.m. activities, if you happen to get stuck in a polling line.

10/29/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

On the Road Again

Our 4 Favorite Vintage RV Resorts Across the Country

Experience the fun of the RV without the hassle.

10/07/2020 By Timothy Malcolm, Denise Cathey, Emma Schkloven, and Dianna Wray

Perfect Party

Fall's Perfect Party: The What-A-Strange-Year-We’re-Living-In Edition

This season we're inviting a Houston crew giving us hope during these bizarre times to our socially distanced shindig.

09/29/2020 Edited by Dianna Wray

High Water

Last Night I Got Stranded in Beta's Flood Waters, and Houston Showed Up

Trae Tha Truth and the Relief Gang were the first on the scene.

09/23/2020 By Dianna Wray

Some good news

Johnson Space Center Scientist, Detained for Years in Turkey, Is Back on U.S. Soil

Former NASA physicist Serkan Golge and his family have finally been allowed to leave Turkey.

07/02/2020 By Dianna Wray

COVID-19

Gov. Greg Abbott Pauses Re-Opening Plans, Cancels Elective Surgeries

As the number of coronavirus cases rapidly increases in Texas, the state is taking more steps to flatten the curve.

06/25/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt and Dianna Wray