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Opinion: LCRA’s Water Marketing Ambitions Could Lower the Colorado River Below Austin
Environmental activist Rusty Middleton raises concerns over a groundwater pumping plan
"...from the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District, the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) plans to pump an astonishing 25,000..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Column by Rusty Middleton

Guerrero Colorado River Park Gets Its Day in the Sun
Festival de las Plantas spotlights attempt to reforest Eastside green space
"...celebration of East Austin ecology and heritage at Guerrero Colorado River Park. The festival included presentations on natural cooking..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Colorado River Park Action Plan
"...This design leaves the riverfront intact and adds a "passive recreation" area for picnicking..."

Dec. 17, 1999 News Feature

Common Ground on the Colorado
The new Eastside Colorado River Park begins to take shape.
"...the latest efforts to develop the Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Park, 363 verdant acres of Austin parkland just..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Dan Oko

Big River
How healthy is Austin's Colorado River?
" get worked up over the future of the Colorado River, a lifeline for Austin managed primarily by the..."

June 16, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Roll, Colorado, Roll: Rowing Dock Makes Waves With Black Austin Tours
Javier Wallace teaches Austinites about the connection between the Colorado River and Black history
"...Dock, and you'll find a new tour titled "Roll, Colorado, Roll." The name is a reference to "Roll, Jordan,..."

June 25, 2021 News Feature by Cody Song

The Same River Twice
A documentary about how things change and don't change.
"...of the summer of 1978 when he was a river guide. He and 16 other river guides took a..."

March 26, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The River and the Wall
More than a nature hike, this border wall documentary replaces rhetoric with reality
"...At 1,759 miles, the Rio Grande is the fourth-largest river in the United States, beginning in Colorado and running..."

May 3, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The River Revolution Party
"..."Until the Autumn". Shot on the banks of the Colorado River in Austin, TX...."

Dec. 5, 2008 Events Post by Logan Youree

Missoula, Montana and Boulder, Colorado
Tale of Two Cities
"...lured by the film version of Norman McLean's A River Runs Through It, and RV campers clogging the road..."

Dec. 15, 1995 News Feature

Old Man River
Once an outlaw, always an outlaw: The Return of Steven Fromholz
" There, a 1969 album from Frummox, Fromholz's short-lived, Colorado-based partnership with singer-songwriter Dan McCrimmon. "Bears" bowed on Rumor..."

April 20, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

A Whole New Ball Game
Stakeholders say Colorado River Park can serve a lot of different needs.
"...The view across the Colorado River from David Moriaty's porch makes it easy to..."

Dec. 17, 1999 News Feature by Dan Oko

Floating Tubes Hit NIMBY Rapids
City looks for ways to regulate Colorado River
"...the scene on the eastern leg of the city's Colorado River was mellow this past Sunday. The river looked..."

Aug. 9, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

More Dam Facts
Even if the rain stops soon, river levels could stay high for weeks.
"...soil meaning water levels continue to rise, the Lower Colorado River Authority is saying local river and lake levels..."

June 29, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Restaurants With Killer Views
Eat with your eyes (and your mouth)
" admire the Downtown skyline, rolling waters of the Colorado River, and other scenic vistas around town...."

Aug. 21, 2021 Food Post by Hannah Williford

Best New Use of Public Land
Colorado River Park and Austin Parks Foundation
" Austin's beloved Zilker Park, the Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Park remains a work in progress, but when..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Best of Austin Feature

Naked City
The Colorado River Park plan enters its final stages, but several details, including the relocation of a bike path and a proposed environmental assessment, have to be worked out.
"...indeed is in the details, the planners of the Colorado River Park face demons both large and small, although..."

Jan. 28, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Which Way Will Austin Swing? Ninth Inning, 3 and 2
Home By the River
"...itself. After examining several possibilities, says Heitz, proponents selected Colorado River tract adjacent to the Pleasant Valley Sportsplex, near..."

Sept. 22, 1995 News Feature

South Austin Secede!
Our second installment in a series about South Austin explores the roots of "Bubba" and the rivalry between North Austin and south of the river.
"..."I don't go north of the river," he says, puffing on a cigarette in his mother's..."

April 13, 2001 Features Feature by Rob D'Amico

Turn Off Your Sprinklers
Austin Water Utility issues urgent ban after contractor wrecks water main
"...If you live in Austin south of the Colorado, urgent news: Don't water your yard or wash your..."

July 7, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Council Watch
Local activists keep raising questions about the proposed water deal between the city and the Lower Colorado River Authority.
" getting ready to move on the proposed Lower Colorado River Authority water pact, and guess what: the deal..."

Sept. 24, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

A Sister Bridge
Bicyclists, Peds to Have Own Path Across River
"...Toomey Road, Lee Barton Drive, Barton Springs Road, and Riverside Drive. When Girard Kinney was a kid growing up..."

June 12, 1998 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

Happy Earth Day!
A field trip to Hornsby Bend
"...field work. The environmental science students learned about the Colorado River and riparian ecology – including handling a tiger..."

April 22, 2009 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Sadun Declares for SBOE
Former congressional candidate goes after Dunbar
"...counties, including all of Travis County north of the Colorado River...."

June 22, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Fishing With the Heron King
Name Sayers take us to river
"...overhead, welcoming us to the banks of the lower Colorado River...."

Sept. 11, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin Psych Fest Live (Sunday): Dead Skeletons
Icelandic aggression and attrition
" Austin Psych Fest in front of a spotlight-enhanced Colorado River...."

April 29, 2013 Music Post by Michael Toland

Best Eastside Outdoor Fix
Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Park
"...recent summers, anyway. This sandy banked bend of the river below the dam is perfect for doing what Austinites..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Best of Austin Feature

Worst. Drought. Ever?
LCRA says Highland Lakes inflows are almost dried up
"...The Lower Colorado River Authority announced at its monthly drought press conference..."

July 21, 2011 News Post by Ramon Martinez

Building Buzz, One 'Bag' at a Time
The Duplass Brothers buck New York and Los Angeles to premiere 'Baghead' here in the town where they started it all
" their adopted hometown on the banks of the Colorado River...."

June 6, 2008 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

How Green Grows My County?
'Greenprints' aim to protect our most precious natural lands
"...relaxed raft trip along the winding bends of the Colorado River. The five-mile float showcased the 87-mile stretch of..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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