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TCEQ Paves the Way for Shit Creek(s)
State environmental agency rejects science in favor of allowing sewage in creeks
"...or not to discharge treated effluent from Belterra into Bear Creek, which feeds the recharge zone of the Edwards..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

The Bear Truth
Council Meetings Ain't Nothin' Like Alaska
" the Greenbelt. When I was here last, Barton Creek was finally up and roarin' after a two-year dry..."

Dec. 5, 1997 News Column by Alex de Marban

Austin at Large: What the Market Will Bear
From the creeks to the streets, Austin gets clear on what it wants
" round of 350 or so homes at Barton Creek are going to be smaller than the modern mansions..."

June 28, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Land for Water
The city is asking voters to send more money to a little-known program that protects Barton Springs
"...morning, I stand in the dry bed of Onion Creek in Hays County and watch as Kevin Thuesen lowers..."

Oct. 26, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

An Alliance of Friends
An Alliance of Dripping Springs residents forms to defend itself against unregulated development.
"...on Sundays as the Friendship Baptist Church. Back then, Bear Creek, a natural spring, ran year-round alongside the church,..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...a lot of folks, is the nearly pristine Barton Creek, and the Barton Creek Greenbelt, a winding city park..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
"...of plastic grocery bags strewn throughout trees in local creek beds to be a distant memory. The coalition also..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature

Great Demand, Greater Expectations for AISD
Timeline set for superintendent search
"...The new school in South­west Austin will be named Bear Creek Elementary and is expected to open this August...."

May 22, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

A Rural Riddle
Hays County Water Planning Partnership forms to try and stop unmitigated growth
"...Conservation District, and he later helped form the Save Bear and Onion Creeks Association...."

Oct. 15, 1999 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Kids Summer Fun Guide
Horse Camps
"...BEAR CREEK STABLES Beginning to advanced riders aged 7-16 are..."

May 5, 2000 Features Feature

Outdoors & Recreation
" Old Lady to Learn to Ride an Old HorsieBear Creek Stables..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Controversial Sewage Case in State's Hands
TCEQ will decide proposal to dump treated effluent in creek
"...up to roughly 350,000 gallons of treated effluent into Bear Creek, which ultimately feeds Barton Springs. Prior to the..."

July 25, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Curtains Closing on Stratus Deal?
The Stratus Properties development deal heads for a third and final City Council vote, just as environmental and neighborhood opponents step up demands for a referendum.
"...with SOS Alliance Executive Director Bill Bunch, Save Barton Creek Association board member Steve Beers, and environmental engineer Lauren..."

Aug. 2, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Thirty Years of Texas Wine
Fall Creek Vineyards celebrates a milestone
"...Deep in the heart of the Fall Creek Vineyards is a set of massive wooden doors. They're..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Food Feature by MM Pack

What a Concept!
Still no Grove PUD, but plenty more shit for Council to shovel
"...readying the popcorn for the Big Showdown at Shoal Creek – aka the Grove at Shoal Creek PUD –..."

Aug. 10, 2016 News Post by Michael King

2001 Kids' Summer Fun Guide
"...BEAR CREEK STABLES has two, count 'em, two summer camps..."

May 4, 2001 Features Feature

War of Words
Hays County planning battle turns into a war of words.
" broker and former mayor of the Village of Bear Creek (a subdivision she helped get out of the..."

July 7, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Green Events, Nov. 15-21
"...the environment. 9:30am-12:30pm. Austin School of Herbal Studies, 8803 Bear Creek, 301-5838. $50. FRANKEN BIKE All are welcome..."

Nov. 14, 2007 Columns Post

Our readers talk back.
"...million proposed to pour concrete and asphalt above Barton Creek, Williamson Creek, Slaughter Creek, and Bear Creek, we could..."

July 9, 2004 Column

Need to be Aware of TxDOT's Plans
"...million proposed to pour concrete and asphalt above Barton Creek, Williamson Creek, Slaughter Creek, and Bear Creek, we could..."

July 7, 2004 Postmarks

Land Mine
public access debate surrounds preservation issue
"...the four watersheds where land has been purchased: Bull Creek, Bear Creek, Barton Creek and Slaughter Creek. According to..."

March 3, 2000 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

Food Issue Extra Helpings: Cafe Bistro, Will You Be My Valentine?
I'm taking my little one on a date… to the mall
"...The biggest trick to forgetting you’re in a mall..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Food Post by Terry Ornelas Woodroffe

Hays County Turns Blue – and Green
New county leadership is keen on environmental stewardship
"...Buda, a park in Dripping Springs along Little Barton Creek, the North East Regional Park in Kyle, and the..."

Aug. 1, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Road Show
watson goes to washington to talk transportation; city backs off of terrace pud money, no settlement yet with gary bradley, city may step in to stop expansion of hyde park baptist church, council to consider retail space at csc.
"...hotel and office space on the banks of Barton Creek with its contribution of Proposition 2 bond dollars to..."

Jan. 28, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Silver Lining
The Octopus Project's Avalanche instrumentalism
"...tightened up its new material, the trio retreated to Bear Creek Studio, a 1,750-square-foot dairy barn, built in 1900..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Our readers talk back.
"...Bear Creek Oaks Property Owners AssociationMissing out on RokyEditor,..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Column

Our readers talk back.
" for expanding and extending Frate Barker Road across Bear Creek, a road opposed by a unanimous Austin City..."

March 8, 2002 Column

Mrs. Claus Delivers
Food Gifts for the Holidays
"...vendors at this year's Christmas Affair, just call Marshall's Bear Creek Smokehouse (800/950-BEAR) for excellent smoked turkeys and hams...."

Dec. 15, 1995 Food Feature

Christening the Waterloo Music Festival
Welcome to the jamily
"...Jerry?’” recounted the Empire Control Room majordomo at Carson Creek Ranch on Sunday. “He pulled out a tape and..."

Sept. 10, 2018 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Panhandle Rambler
Walkabout with Joe Ely
"...the girl with bruises on her wrist in 'Wounded Creek,' but you have a feeling about the place."..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

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