Austin Pedal Kayaks opens in March
Austin Pedal Kayaks is now open in Lakeway. (Courtesy Austin Pedal Kayaks)
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“Arts are the light coming out of the darkness. You need to see the beauty around us and the beauty that we can all create, and we’re just hungry for connection.” Kat Albert said. “For us, it’s not just about seeing something beautiful. It’s about having that interaction with another human that makes you feel alive.”
Drivers in west Travis County headed southbound on RM 620 should expect delays beginning at RM 2222 to Steiner Ranch Boulevard on May 9 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Work crews with the Texas Department of Transportation will have the right lane closed due to utility work.
City staff had previously dismissed developing official camping locations in 2019, but new directives from City Council this week could revive the concept in Austin.
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How ERCOT communicates with other state agencies under review by state lawmakers.
Dr. Desmar Walkes will take over as Austin's next medical director and local health authority as Dr. Mark Escott and Stephanie Hayden-Howard transition to new roles with the city.
Austin could enter Stage 2 under health guidelines by next week if downward COVID-19 trend continues
The change could happen as soon as the week of May 10.
If financial parameters are met, the increase could be raised to 3% or additional one-time stipends could be approved in the future.
A new 7/11 convenience store is under construction at 1700 Sweetwater Village Drive, Spicewood.
Austin City Council votes to restart APD cadet training in June, with framework for ongoing reviews of pilot academy
The Austin Police Department's 144th cadet class will now kick off training next month, with continued oversight of APD's instruction and culture throughout the 34-week academy process.
The May 5 ruling from a U.S. District Court judge striking down a federal moratorium does not affect orders in place in Austin or Travis County.