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Barton Springs Reopens, With Great Pleasure
The Statesman-spawned toxics crisis is finally over, but threats to Austin water quality remain.
"...and federal health agencies that no, the water in Barton Springs Pool is not liquid cancer, City Manager Toby..."

April 25, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Article on Oak Hills Redevelopment Is Off-Base
" part of the city’s redevelopment effort in the Barton Springs Zone. Our neighborhood plan supports those goals reflecting..."

July 3, 2007 Postmarks

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large: The Toxic Agenda
The Statesman's sensational report on Barton Springs is much less than meets the eye.
" survey was "Do you feel safe swimming in Barton Creek?" The choices were "I haven't felt safe swimming..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Guide to Austin Greenbelt Entrances
Reroute no more! Here's a list of Greenbelt access points.
"...navigate the many trails, paths, and crevices of the Barton Creek Greenbelt in the scorching Texas heat to find..."

March 30, 2018 Events Post by Tinu Thomas

Our readers talk back.
"...cogent coverage of the proposed AMD move into the Barton Springs Watershed ["Point Austin," News, Dec. 30]. While the..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Column

It's Not Just a ZIP Code
Neighborhood Associations
"...Barton Hills-Horseshoe Bend NA index.html..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Equity, Clarity Sought in School Changes Process
(UPDATED) AISD hears from parents at both East and Westside schools
"...pointed. Several have pointed to two West Austin elementaries, Barton Hills and Zilker, that were not tapped for closure..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, July 3-9
"...BARTON HILLS INDEPENDENCE DAY PAR­ADE Join Police Chief Art Acevedo..."

July 3, 2009 News Feature

Impaired Judgment
SOS Alliance enters the controversy over toxins at Barton Springs.
"...Alliance is renewing its efforts to secure listings for Barton Springs and Barton Creek as "impaired" waterways under the..."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City vs. Statesman: Futrell Comes Out Swinging at the Springs
City and state experts contest the Statesman's hair-raising allegations of toxic pollution at Barton Springs.
"...A shimmering Barton Springs Pool created an incongruous backdrop to a somber..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

A Sovereign Neighborhood
Happy Days
"...Like more famous and glamorous West Lake Hills, Rollingwood traces its municipal roots back to the mid-50s...."

Jan. 22, 1999 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

AISD's "School Changes" Process Places Equity Front and Center
“Historically, this is a very racist city, and unfortunately, this school district is a part of that system"
" as well as those now attending the Northwest Hills campus. They were very concerned about changes to attendance..."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Reasonable Doubt
Did misleading DNA analysis land an innocent man on death row?
" run a welfare check on Barz's house in Barton Hills...."

April 29, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

How Much of Zilker Park Can Austin Return to Nature?
Balancing ecological preservation and the human element in city's Zilker Park Vision Plan
"...two groups, joined by the adjacent Bouldin Creek and Barton Hills neighborhood associations and the local Sierra Club, have..."

Oct. 29, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Mayfield Fights Back
Ward and June Say Nay in Northwest Hills
"...irony than this: The builder/developer who gave us Westover Hills -- the subdivision covering most of the ground around..."

Jan. 3, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Local Acts at ACL
Homegrown music at its finest
"...connect with on a personal level. Nakia & The Barton Hills Choir..."

Sept. 28, 2016 Events Post by Thomas Danh

Council: As the Copter Spins
All about the temporary helipads for Formula One weekend
"...from this week's Formula One events. Residents of the Barton Hills neighborhood were alarmed to learn through news reports..."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Closing Schools Won't Fix AISD Budget
We have the Legislature to thank for this mess
"...the board of trustees to close nine schools – Barton Hills, Brooke, Joslin, Oak Springs, Ortega, Pease, Sanchez, and..."

Jan. 21, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Farmers' Market Report: April 19-20, 2014
The first summer squash, chocolate bunnies, and iceberg lettuce
"...Fruitful Hills Farm has beaten all the other farmers to the..."

April 18, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Land for Water
The city is asking voters to send more money to a little-known program that protects Barton Springs
"...the utility's Wat­er Quality Protection Lands – namely that Barton Springs, 20 miles away, depends on these city-owned properties..."

Oct. 26, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Work in Progress
Council members' transportation projects
"...Signal Lights: FM 969 at Sendero Hills ($165,000); Webberville Rd. at Oak Springs Dr. ($165,000) Delia..."

Jan. 15, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

City Districting: Map Concludes ... Talk Resumes
"...Joan Bartz, founder of the University Hills Neighborhood Association, established herself as a fixture at ICRC..."

Nov. 22, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

The More (Maps) the Merrier!
A brief introduction to the ICRC's proposed City Council district map – and a few alternatives
"...Lake to Pflugerville, and District 9 manages to combine Barton Hills with the Mueller Development. Across the city, several..."

Oct. 25, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Summer Fun
The H2Hos take their renegade feminism to Austin's pools and beyond
"...a kid at camp. Then they lured friends to Barton Springs for impromptu lessons, or "tryouts."..."

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Nora Ankrum

Then There's This: Woman's Work
Trying to crack the copper ceiling at City Hall
"...Rep. Ann Kit­chen, in the politically active neighborhood of Barton Hills, where campaign yard signs serve as colorful reminders..."

May 4, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Need a Review Board for Council
"...have been asking everyone I know in Bouldin and Barton Hills for their opinion on the Trail of Lights;..."

May 28, 2009 Postmarks

"...and drainage projects for both Scenic Brook and Westover Hills subdivisions...."

Oct. 30, 1998 Column

Saturday Night Live
Mayor Kirk Watson takes his downtown vision to the streets
"...of people who live in the Bouldin Creek24 and Barton Hills neighborhood feel that they do live downtown. But..."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

How to Read a Charter Amendment
Ballot language too confusing? Let us translate!
"...Our Springs" amendment for the purpose of protecting the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer, including provisions that require the city..."

March 17, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

Speaking With Authority
" Bryan Mealer, if the city wants to improve Barton Springs Road, maybe they're looking at the wrong stretch...."

May 29, 1998 Column

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