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The Blue Heron Center celebrates 25 years in Lakeway

Blue Heron Center, a holistic living center located at 1310 S. RR 620, Lakeway, will host a 25th anniversary …


Lakeway recognized as Gold Scenic City

For the second time, the city of Lakeway has been awarded a Gold Scenic City certification.


RM 2222, Hamilton Pool Road and RM 620: transportation updates in the Lake Travis-Westlake area for October

Listed below are several updates on transportation projects in the Lake Travis-Westlake area that are ongoing …



Clavier Werke is dedicated to a complete music education

Susan Allen opened her music school in its West Lake Hills location in 1999, but she has been teaching music since 1963.


Lake Travis ISD targets mental health, emotional learning improvements

The number of counselors at Lake Travis ISD increased from seven to eight in the 2019-20 school year, reducing the workloads for department staff, LTISD officials said at a board of trustees meeting Oct. 16.


Rollingwood postpones vote on ordinance prohibiting 'motorized scooter use' within city limits and adding penalty of up to $500 for violators

Members of Rollingwood City Council agreed they support an ordinance banning motorized scooter use within the city, but there are still a few questions that need answering.


Infrastructure Improvements Plan provides initial cost estimate at $15.4 million for city of Rollingwood

Whether the issue is ponding or flooding, there is a lot of both going on in the city of Rollingwood during rain events, and it needs to be addressed.



Lake Travis ISD’s Elementary School No. 7 one step closer to receiving an official name

The anticipated Elementary School No. 7 is scheduled to receive an official name during Lake Travis ISD's Nov. 20 regular board meeting, according to district information.


Veterinarian services coming to Rollingwood

Pets still cannot be boarded overnight in the city, but Rollingwood will soon get a veterinary practice.


New Rollingwood Police Chief Jason Brady sworn in

The city of Rollingwood has sworn in as its new police chief former Corpus Christi Police Captain Jason Brady during the Oct. 16 City Council meeting.


31 Lake Travis High School students are honored as National Merit Scholars

Thirty-one Lake Travis High School seniors have been recognized by the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program, consisting of more than 1.5 million entries representing less than 1% of U.S. high school seniors, according to Gordon Butler, Lake Travis High School principal.



Five fun things to do the weekend of Oct. 17-20 in the Lake Travis-Westlake area

From a local rendition of a Broadway classic, to a movie-themed monster bash, the weekend of Oct. 17-20 in the Lake Travis-Westlake area is packed with things to do.


Leander ISD sexual education classes begin Oct. 21

Seventh- through ninth-grade Leander ISD students will learn about human reproduction, sexuality and abstinence in a series of three-day classes, according to an LISD press release.


West Lake Hills begins thorough search to fill open city administrator position

West Lake Hills has begun the search for a new city administrator following the termination of Robert Wood’s contract. Wood filled the position for 12 years, and Mayor Linda Anthony expressed her appreciation for his work prior to the council’s decision Aug. 28.


Voters to decide on future groundwater conservation in southwest Travis County

The Trinity Aquifer is the sole source of water for thousands of domestic, commercial and ranching wells across the Hill Country and, according to geologist Juli Hennings, it is also one of the most stressed aquifers in the state of Texas.



'Little Shop of Horrors,' a community garage sale and lots of trick-or-treating: the Lake Travis-Westlake to-do list for October and November

October and November in the Lake Travis-Westlake area features many events—especially those themed for …


Data: Lake Travis-Westlake among largest markets in Austin metro by number of active listings

The most recent figures from the Austin Board of Realtors show that homes in the Lake Travis-Westlake area have retained a steady valuation growth.


The Wayback Cafe offers farm-to-table fare and overnight stays

Nestled in the Texas Hill Country and run by mother-daugther team, Vicki Bly and daughter, Sydney Sue is The Wayback Cafe. The casual Southern bistro sits alongside a cabana and eight wooden cottages available for overnight stays.


New state law prohibits mobile voting, causes 'substantial' loss to Travis County

A new state law that took effect Sept. 1 and prohibits the use of temporary polling places will hinder voter turnout in Travis County, local officials said.



City Council prioritizes changing Austin’s public camping laws by Oct. 17

Nearly four months after Austin City Council’s controversial decision to decriminalize public camping , sitting and lying down—bans on which critics said targeted the homeless population—the city’s elected officials are gearing up to vote this week on further changes to those laws.


Springfree Trampoline returns to Hill Country Galleria

Springfree Trampoline returned to the Hill Country Galleria on Oct. 11 at 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Ste. …