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Sunset Throws Shade at LCRA, TABC
Staff reports hardly flattering
"...the 86th Legislature convenes in January: of the Lower Colorado River Authority and the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. Neither..."

Nov. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Thirty Years of Texas Wine
Fall Creek Vineyards celebrates a milestone
"...– created in the 1930s by LCRA damming the Colorado River – has receded drastically over the past five..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Food Feature by MM Pack

Drought: The End Is Not Near
Lake levels drop as temperatures rise
"...June inflow into the Colorado River-fed Highland Lakes dropped to less than 1% of..."

July 29, 2011 News Feature by Ramon Martinez

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, March 17-24

March 18, 2011 News Column

Who's Paying for LCRA Growth?
The LCRA’s wholesale customers are asking tough questions about the agency’s expensive expansion
"...big changes from their power supplier -- the Lower Colorado River Authority -- and for once, it seems, the..."

Oct. 6, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
"...southwest of Austin, features almost three miles of Pedernales River frontage and includes the Pogue Springs and Hogge Reserves,..."

Dec. 9, 2005 News Feature

The LCRA Moves to Turn on the Tap
Future of Hill Country waits on Authority's decisions on water plan
"...areas west and southwest of Austin, where the Lower Colorado River Authority is projecting a thriving customer base to..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Blessed Deliverance
The Borderland, Bud Shrake's Latest Tall Tale
"...Republic from the malarial swamps of Houston to the Colorado River village of Austin, where roving bands of Comanches..."

March 31, 2000 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Day Trips
A bridge to the past
"...The Regency Bridge spans more than just the Colorado River north of San Saba. The 65-year-old suspension bridge..."

March 5, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The defunct Comal Power Plant in New Braunfels finds new life as a hotel.
"...a luxury hotel on the banks of the Comal River...."

June 2, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Two-Wheeled Texas
Bikers' best bets on the highways and byways
"...5815 Airport, 302-9696. Mohawk This club turns Red River green in honor of the Mohawk nation, the world’s..."

June 13, 2008 Features Feature by Angela Armstrong

Westward Ho!
In-progress or proposed developments for near-western Hill Country rise overnight like so many toxic mushrooms
"...of green acres from Bee Cave to the Pedernales River are primed to become the next generation of concrete-and-asphalt..."

May 28, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Day Trips
"...B," says Jeff Singleton, project manager for the Lower Colorado River Authority. "The hotel deal just never worked out...."

April 11, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The summer drought is making historical Indian sites throughout Texas more accesible to archaeologists ... and to looters.
"...double-edged sword," says Dan Prikryl, archaeologist for the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA). The low lake levels offer scientists..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Think Locally, Act Regionally
Regional Government's All the Rage - Are We Ready?
"...the status quo - since entities like the Lower Colorado River Authority are de facto, if limited-purpose, regional governments..."

Feb. 20, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Day Trips: Matagorda Beach
A seashore with social distancing
"...At the mouth of the Colorado River, Matagorda's main attraction is the Lower Colorado River..."

July 10, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Then There's This: Hard, Coal Reality
Breaking up with Fayette Power is hard to do, AE officials say
"...share of the facility it owns with the Lower Colorado River Auth­or­ity. Environmentalists vehemently oppose the sale because the..."

Feb. 7, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Dec. 30-Jan. 6
"...disc golf course would constructed in Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Park. Decide for yourself whether the land is..."

Dec. 31, 2010 News Column

RECA Gets a Splash of Cold Water
LCRA proposes aggressive conservation measures for these drought-ridden times
"...use, warned Tom Mason, general manager of the Lower Colorado River Authority, at a Real Estate Council of Austin..."

Nov. 13, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Ending the Water War
What if enviros and the city partnered on water conservation?
"...conserve and protect special places – Lake Austin, the Colorado River, Barton Springs. (The other groups are Clean Water..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Don't Lose the Lake for the Water
" evaluated. The increased demands on water from the Colorado River are a great revenue opportunity for the Lower..."

Feb. 23, 2009 Postmarks

Dumping the Water Pump
Should Austin's conservation success forestall WTP 4?
"...AWU concern: Davis and Ullrich draw water from the Colorado River. WTP 4 will draw from Lake Travis. That's..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Aquifer Board Seeks to Expand Its Regulatory Reach
Groundwater agency wants to tighten its grip in western Travis County
"...access to surface water lines provided by the Lower Colorado River Authority, the LCRA's water contracts do not prohibit..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the victims were not wearing a seat belt. Other driver-error factors – like driving on the wrong side of..."

Aug. 4, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...stolen car through an HEB parking lot on East Riverside Drive. Torres told Bermudez he didn't have any identification..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature

Sewer Politics in Rollingwood
Community's mayoral race just a snippet of larger, incestuous tale involving some of Austin's most prominent players in regional planning, politics, and pork
"...seen their wastewater bills nearly double since the Lower Colorado River Authority built a new sewer line connecting more..."

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

McCracken Charges Toll Road Cover-up
Council Member says toll road proponents overplayed direness of funding situation
"...Mayor Will Wynn designated managed lanes north of the Colorado River to State Highway 45, limiting those lanes to..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Welcome to the Real World
Rhizome Collective brings activist ideals down to earth
" clean up a debris-covered brownfield adjacent to the Colorado River Park in Montopolis. Once the site is clean,..."

Dec. 31, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
Breaking stories from Austin and beyond
"...landowners who want to develop their properties. The Lower Colorado River Authority board heard testimony from both sides Wednesday..."

April 23, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Seton's Latest Surprise: Jesus Rises!
Seton Healthcare Network hires former City Manager Jesus Garza -- and shifts the odds in its dispute with the city over Brackenridge Hospital.
" care centers. The decision to leave the Lower Colorado River Authority, where Garza has worked since leaving City..."

Dec. 6, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

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