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Who Killed Father Ryan?
A 1981 Odessa murder haunts crime researchers, the Catholic Church, and an ex-con determined to prove his innocence
"...east of I-35, at a transitional living facility owned by the state's corrections department. Although he is free of..."

June 17, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Day Trips: Ladonia Fossil Park
North Texas riverbed a treasure chest of ancient bones
"...Ladonia Fossil Park in North Texas gives up its treasures reluctantly, but also in..."

Dec. 7, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Point Austin: MUD Rising
Canyon Creek voting-rights lawsuit goes to the Supremes
"...priorities. The justices elected not to hear an appeal by the Texas Democratic Party challenging the use of the..."

Jan. 16, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Film Flam
NW Austin gets a new theatre, Alamo adopts reserved seating
"...Northwest Austinites not wanting to cross 183 to enjoy the..."

Oct. 3, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Council Watch
Council shrinks Champion development at Loop 360 and RM 2222; taxi drivers want to raise fares, Gary Bradley development agreement doesn't provide enough information.
" the area. The RM 2222/Loop 360 neighborhood in Northwest Austin is one of the trickiest traffic flash points..."

Dec. 10, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Harvesting a Heritage
A Trio of New Texas Cookbooks Preserve Regional Cuisine
"...the page. Three fascinating collections of regional Texas recipes by non-professional cooks appeared within the last 12 months, each..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Runoff Roundup
" made up of progressive, central city voters - by and large the same voters who favor the environmentalist..."

June 6, 1997 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

They'll Be Booming
By the Time I Get to Georgetown...
" Mike Clark-Madison I don't know about..."

July 5, 1996 News Feature

Lee Leffingwell: 'Think Long-Range'
The incumbent mayor defends his record
"...of 35 percent – our goal of 35 percent by 2020 – is too ambitious and that may be..."

April 27, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Travis Co. Democrats:
"...Warrior," served as a controversial county commissioner in a bygone era and is looking to make a comeback on..."

Feb. 27, 1998 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

The Crowd Grows in District 4
More Council candidates, and Morrison's all in for Tovo
"...– the weekend's headline news was the formal announcement by Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole that she is indeed..."

June 2, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Taco More Grabs Us with Goat Dishes
The menu here always has us calling out for mas y mas
"...Taco More sits on the Northwest corner of Parkfield and Rundberg in North Austin, but..."

Nov. 4, 2013 Food Post by Mick Vann

The Winter Classic
South by Southwest 1998
"...the outdoor stage at Stubb's Saturday, March 21 photograph by John Carrico..."

March 27, 1998 Music Feature

Top 10 Environmental Stories
Local environmental news wasn't all bad this year
"...public goals, with the ultimate target of "carbon neutrality" by 2050, and to build in "climate resiliency."..."

Jan. 2, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Uptown, Not Upscale
Xena and Z-Tejas, New at the Arboretum
"...As Austin's growth explodes to the north and northwest, the Arboretum area has become an entertainment..."

Oct. 25, 1996 Food Feature

Austin Aquarium Manager Sent to Federal Shark Tank
Covino gets a year behind bars
"...Ammon Covino, one of two brothers behind the new Northwest Austin aquarium, to a year and a day in..."

Dec. 4, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Election Wrap-up
" Hispanic and 10% African-American. Right-leaning voters, particularly in North and Northwest Austin, turned out impressive numbers for Place..."

May 9, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Cedar Park, Over Ice
Southwest Sports Group's high-powered campaign to win voter approval for an ice rink/concert complex could "put Cedar Park on the map."
"...complex. (The "Stars and Guitars" campaign is being handled by Public Strategies, which for a small-town bond vote is..."

Nov. 1, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Courting the Vote
Three Vie for County Court at Law No.6
"...four years ago, Travis County Democrats - feeling duped by the man they had just ushered into office -..."

March 6, 1998 News Feature by Amy Smith

Lake of Fire
Meat Puppets, Chapter 3: Curt and Cris Kirkwood, reunited, and it feels so good
"...4, 1999). Tardif's death was followed eight months later by the death of close friend Pete "Sito" Sievert, whose..."

July 20, 2007 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Déjà Vu Development
photograph by Jana Birchum
"...And all of them realize that the state plays by its own rules here in the Capital of Texas...."

July 18, 1997 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...while last year's Homesick follows a sample-soaked route framed by glittery synths and Sebastián Narváez's muffled vox. – Isabella..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Looking Back on the Champions Tract Rezoning
Does this development belong in this particular corner of the Hill Country?
"...Road. But the proposed construction‚ which faced strenuous objection by area residents, now approaches another hurdle: A lawsuit filed..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

Before the Well Runs Dry
The city moves toward conservation, but is it moving fast enough?
"...water accounts for about 60% of all power used by city departments, and about half of Austin's electricity comes..."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Primary Colors
Shades of the Travis County Elections
"...57% of the vote over opponent Karen Parker. photograph by Mary Sledd You could almost see the tumbleweed blowing..."

March 13, 1998 News Feature

Election Stampede
Candidates Line Up to Run for Commissioners Court
"...Margaret Gómez photograph by Jana Birchum..."

Dec. 19, 1997 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Road to 10-1 ... Is Getting Crowded [Updated May 12]
As May money season opens, candidates blossom
"...& OtherRegistered VotersEst. 2012 TurnoutEst. 2012 Voters DISTRICT 1 (East/Northeast)23.3%28.2%37.5%2.6%42,15244.0%18,547 DISTRICT 2 (Southeast)20.3%8.0%69.0%2.7%33,25639.9%13,269 DISTRICT 3 (East/Southeast)26.6%8.0%60.8%4.6%40,14537.9%15,215 DISTRICT 4 (North/Central)20.8%9.5%65.2%4.5%27,44041.9%11,497..."

May 2, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Election Wrap-up
"...Election 2003: By the Numbers..."

May 9, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Pohl-Brown Town
Will the State Turn the Hog Farm into Edge City?
"...photograph by Jana Birchum Right now, the Hog Farm is a..."

Dec. 5, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Mapping the Changes
A preview of proposed new single-member districts
"...The Latino population, by contrast, is growing, enough to form straight majorities not..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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