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Low and Outside
Playing Ball With the Big Boys in Montopolis
"...a tale of two fields. On the corner of Riverside and Vargas, one block east of Montopolis Drive, lies..."

Jan. 12, 1996 News Feature

Disc Golf Face-Off Moves East
Opponents say disc golf would destroy nature preserve
"...to build a new course at Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Park, on a tract of land purchased for..."

Dec. 31, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Day Trips
NatureFest in Bastrop's Fisherman's Park will celebrate the opening of Wilbarger Paddling Trail on Sept. 27
"...Wilbarger Paddling Trail introduces a new section of the Colorado River north of Bastrop to the boating public. The..."

Sept. 19, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...Crossing in Bastrop re-creates a small settlement on the Colorado River with good food, shopping, and lodging together in..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Like a Rose
The LCRA and Mark Rose: It's a Beautiful World
"...grows in population and influence, so will the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) and its general manager...."

Nov. 24, 1995 News Feature

Dip, Sip, & ’Que: A Texas Trilogy
Day Trips on the best barbecue and swimming holes in Central Texas
"...relaxed its grip on the state, the lakes and rivers are full once again and ready to be enjoyed...."

June 30, 2016 AAN Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Drying on the Vine
Water shortage forces family farms into survival mode
"...with the necessary piping. She bemoans the state, through river authorities such as the Lower Colorado River Authority, giving..."

Nov. 14, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Day Trips
Paddling the Colorado River from Little Webberville Park to Big Webberville Park is about as easy of a canoe or kayaking trip as you can imagine
"...Paddling the Colorado River from Little Webberville Park to Big Webberville Park..."

July 18, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Hitting the Trails
City Trails Vision Provokes Suburban Wrath
"...bike up to northwest Austin or down to the Colorado River? While this may sound like a dream to..."

Nov. 15, 1996 News Feature

The Law(ns) of the Land
In a time of drought and water limits, some residents turn to drilling wells
"...the Balcones Drive area, is charged with conserving the Colorado River and is currently restricting residential watering to two..."

July 15, 2011 News Feature by Ramon Martinez

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...to pleas from local and state officials, the Lower Colorado River Authority board of directors voted Wednesday to postpone..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Spring has sprung, and here's 100 ways to celebrate
"...for the success and to showcase the San Gabriel River from Leander to Jonah as an outstanding fishing stream,..."

April 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Happy Trails on the Horizon?
AMTC's Vision Quest
"...following a spoke trail along Waller Creek to the Colorado River, then continue on the Town Lake hub trail..."

July 28, 1995 News Feature

Becoming Drought Tolerant
Central Texas looks for ways to balance population growth with future water supplies
"...John Hofmann, whose title at the Lower Colorado River Authority is executive vice president of water, said..."

Aug. 29, 2014 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

The Road to 10-1 ... Is Getting Crowded [Updated May 12]
As May money season opens, candidates blossom
"...Road (FM 2244) and around Steiner Ranch along the Colorado. But it is effectively a far-Northwest district, relatively wealthy,..."

May 2, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Day Trips
Beautiful hiking oasis in Bastrop
"...The Colorado River Refuge near Bastrop is alive with the sound..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Water Fall
Between Austin Water's conservation goals and its execution ... lies a shadow
"...like the one released May 18 by the Lower Colorado River Authority, announcing that the months since October have..."

June 17, 2011 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

A Walk in Austin's Shoes
Curious tidbits and Austin arcana
"...still forms Downtown Austin, with streets named for the rivers of Texas (Brazos, Colorado, etc.) flowing north to south..."

March 19, 2010 News Feature by the News Staff

Conservation Instead of a New Water Treatment Plant
"...that oversight. "Davis and Ullrich draw water from the Colorado River. WTP 4 will draw from Lake Travis." Lake..."

Feb. 23, 2009 Postmarks

Naked City
"...The Colorado River that flows through Austin is just as much..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Rio Grande No Longer?
An overview of the ecological crisis along the Rio Grande
"...to maintain the flow of fresh water as the river passes through myriad farms and municipalities on its way..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

Zilker Park: A Neglected Crown Jewel
"...Barton Springs Greenbelt, the Austin Parks Foundation hopes the Colorado River Park can provide the model for the next..."

Dec. 17, 1999 News Feature by Dan Oko

Council Watch
Water Gate: Is LCRA Offering City a Whale of a Deal?
"...city is about to commit to pay the Lower Colorado River Authority more than $1 billion to extend the..."

Sept. 3, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

The Road to Nowhere
Webberville Aims to Live Forever
"...Webberville, maybe near the Zendik Farm, definitely before the Colorado River bridge where John "Squatty" Jenkins breathed his last...."

July 26, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

All Aboard the Soccer Train!
Major League Soccer and urban rail take city by storm
"...a new soccer stadium in the middle of the Colorado River – a project which will also provide the..."

March 28, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Civics 101
Calendar of civic events, Sept. 22-29
"...COLORADO RIVER CORRIDOR The city and county host an open..."

Sept. 23, 2011 News Column

Our Little Town
Travis Heights Arrives
"...the Austin gentry preferred neighborhoods that didn't require a river crossing - by 1900, the Congress Avenue bridge had..."

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

The LCRA Means Business
Authority's Plans to Expand Threatens Austin's Control Over Growth
"...heart of Austin. In the boardroom of the Lower Colorado River Authority, backed by a panoramic series of windows..."

Feb. 7, 1997 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Day Trips
Pedernales River Nature Park is open to the public as a free day-use park, for now
"...Pedernales River Nature Park is open to the public as a..."

May 25, 2012 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Hoggin’ the Resources
"...p.8) [“Opinion: LCRA’s Water Marketing Ambitions Could Lower the Colorado River Below Austin”] on the close relationship between water..."

Feb. 24, 2020 Postmarks

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