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Drought, Heat, Fires ... Repeat
The plague of wildfires reflect conditions beyond a temporary drought
"...There is little doubt that the recent Central Texas fires have left deep scars on the ecology and air..."

Sept. 16, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Shelters Open to Receive Evacuees From Central Texas Fires
Stay informed about fires in the Greater Austin area
"...More than seven wildfires in the Greater Austin area were reported on Sunday,..."

Sept. 4, 2011 News Post by Anne Harris

Prevent Fires; Bury Electrical Lines
"...Dear Editor, In light of the Bastrop fires and all other fires burned and burning in..."

Sept. 29, 2011 Postmarks

City Hall Hustle: The Fires This Time
Austin's feverish summer a tinderbox for rumination
"...Despite the fires' proximity, here in the urban core it's easy to..."

Sept. 9, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Bastrop Pets Need Austin Homes
Animal shelters offering reduced cost adoptions during fires
"...shelters opened to help humans escaping the Central Texas fires. Now Austin Pets Alive and the Austin Humane Societ..."

Sept. 5, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

'Bernie' Benefit for Bastrop Fire Relief
Rick Linklater's Bastrop-shot comedy screens on Sunday
"...Wanna help with the victims of the Bastrop fire and get a sneak peek at Rick Linklater's..."

Sept. 13, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Bastrop, Smithville ISD's to Resume (Not So) Regular School Days
Bastrop, Smithville schools set to reopen on Monday, September 12
"...Bastrop ISD. and Smithville ISD announced that area schools will..."

Sept. 10, 2011 News Post by Anne Harris

Linklater Sues for Bastrop Losses
Filmmaker's archive included scripts, props, dailies, and more
"...of his personal filmmaking archive, destroyed in the 2011 Bastrop fires...."

May 17, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Film After the Fire
Richard Linklater talks about giving back to Bastrop this weekend
" into a major fundraiser for victims of the Bastrop fires. Linklater said. "That's one thing we know how..."

Sept. 14, 2011 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

'Nothing Is Done Alone' Extended Interview
The TxCC and their role in Bastrop's recovery after the fires
"...about the corps and how they fit into the Bastrop disaster scenario. I ended up also learning about how..."

Dec. 2, 2013 Chronolog Post by Kate X Messer

A 'Prince' Among Men
David Gordon Green makes himself at home in Bastrop for 'Prince Avalanche'
"'s perhaps no surprise that his latest film, the Bastrop-set Prince Avalanche, draws from the best of both sides..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Screens Feature by Dan Solomon

Can't-Miss Austin Bands at SXSW
After the Bastrop fires, Deezie Brown pursues happiness over Lamborghinis
"...Born and raised in Bastrop, rapper Deezie Brown launched a fleet of winter/summer jams..."

March 8, 2019 Music Feature by Rick Weaver

Best Disaster Practices
Guest blogger/fire survivor shares firsthand how to really help
"...Simon, whose house was a total loss in the Bastrop fires, posted this on Facebook – an invaluable list,..."

May 29, 2015 Emergency Post by Kelly Conrad Simon

Lost Pines Found
How a handful of neighbors helped rebuild Bastrop County – one home at a time
"...On Sunday, Sept. 4, tragedy ignited north of Bastrop State Park, when an unfortunate concursion between a tree..."

Nov. 29, 2013 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Texas Conservation Corps: Dove Springs Flood, 2013
November 27, 2013. 18 photos.
"...TxCC was instrumental in the initial clean-up after the Bastrop County Complex Fire of September, 2011. See related story,..."

Nov. 27, 2013 Photo Gallery

Updated Wildfire Relief Information
Updated Wednesday, September 7, 1:14pm
"...As always, check the active fires map here, and see this week's Chronicle for benefit..."

Sept. 7, 2011 News Post by Anne Harris

Field Research From Afar
360-degree spherical video puts students in the action
"...Take forest fires. 2015 was the worst year on record for wildfires,..."

March 4, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Ignite this summer with fireworks, camp fire, and more.
"...Suddenly Last Summer: How Bastrop Saved Her Cabins in the Woods..."

May 25, 2012 Features Feature by Raven Hinojosa

Bigfoot Exists in Texas
Eduardo Sánchez makes a monster movie against the Bastrop fire
"...AC: It's not just of Texas, but post-Bastrop fires, which feeds into the narrative of this animal..."

Oct. 25, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Feel the Burn
Austin author and wildland firefighter Mary Pauline Lowry takes readers inside the fire line in her novel Wildfire
"...AC: That makes me think of the Bastrop fire in 2011...."

July 24, 2015 Arts Feature by Jessi Cape

News Roundup: All Sorts of Disasters
Pressley vs. Casar, Linklater vs. fire, and more
"...the loss of his filmmaking archive in the 2011 Bastrop fires. Linklater originally filed suit against Farmers Insurance Group..."

June 22, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

UPDATE: Flood of Relief
In tragedy's wake, Central Texas continues to care for her own
"...• Austin Flood 2015 Relief • Bastrop Long Term Recovery Team, the folks who emerged to..."

May 29, 2015 Emergency Post by Kate X Messer

"...the loss of his filmmaking archive in the 2011 Bastrop fires (see "Linklater Sues for Bastrop Losses," Screens, May..."

May 24, 2013 News Feature

Linklater Loses Insurance Lawsuit
Director will not be paid for lost archive
"...archive for his company Detour Film Production when the Bastrop fires of 2011 swept through his property in Paige..."

May 23, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Tea
Three local purveyors search for an ethical cup
"..."Everyone in Bastrop can't believe we're harvesting yaupon to make tea," says..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Food Feature by Adrienne Whitehorse

"Drawing Lines: Explorations of Place"
The final exhibit of this public art project shows how every district in Austin has had artists working for it
"...a 25-foot-long communal table from wood salvaged from the Bastrop fires in 2011. It represents 25 houses lost to..."

April 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sonya Coté Debuts A Table in the Garden
Community cookbook pays tribute to District 5
" Eden East) made from wood reclaimed from the Bastrop fires. “The families that lived in those homes had..."

March 9, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Ten Districts, Many Visions
Dialing for Dollars
"...organization of existing resources – especially since the 2011 Bastrop fires, the Austin Fire Depart­ment and Council have been..."

Oct. 3, 2014 News Feature by Amy Kamp

How Green Is My Military?
Testing the military's (green) might
"...been in response to Hurricane Katrina and to the Bastrop fires. Both came with unique logistical challenges. For example,..."

Nov. 15, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Rob's Tops & Bottoms
Rob has top and bottom 11s for 2011. Did you make the list?

Jan. 5, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

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