Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
The first responders urge residents to vote for Hays County bond props. 1 and 2; creation of Hays County Emergency Service District No. 9; and expansion of ESD No. 7.
Monday, September 19th, 2016
San Marcos resident BRIAN OLSON writes that the city council should complete rezoning that H-E-B needs to build a new store at the northwest corner of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road.
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
San Marcos resident JEFF HARPER writes that “this piece of San Marcos is important and not something that we should take lightly.”
Friday, August 19th, 2016
San Marcos hotelier VIC PATEL writes that the city council should appoint a committee to create a masterplan for Thompson’s Islands and Stoke Parks along the San Marcos River.
Friday, August 5th, 2016
DUANE TE GROTENHIS, a San Marcos resident and co-owner of TG Canoe & Kayaks, writes, “If Cape’s Dam is removed, the historical left channel and mill race will be paddled, fished, and enjoyed no more.”
Friday, July 22nd, 2016
Dripping Springs resident ALFRED LEE McALISTER writes that residents should ask their legislators for “more balanced and public scrutiny of historical significance and recreational value before Texas Parks & Wildlife grants a permit to ruin this precious...
Monday, June 6th, 2016
COVER: River-goers relax on Thompson’s Islands overlooking Cape’s Dam in September 2012, prior to floods that damaged the historical structure. MERCURY FILE PHOTO by JAMIE MALDONADO. © 2012, All rights reserved. EDITOR: The San Marcos City Council...
Saturday, March 5th, 2016
FRAYE STOKES writes, “How dare the city "play God" with a risky experiment? The wiser and more conservative choice and keeping faith with our trust in prudent stewardship will be to take the steps needed to restore...
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
EDITOR: Only people spending taxpayer dollars approve of massive surgical procedures without getting more than one opinion. Thus I was deeply disappointed Monday evening at “City Hall” when, after listening to almost three hours of one-sided presentation supporting the destruction of...
Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
In a rebuttal to commentary we published last week, University of Texas biology professor MOLLY CUMMINGS writes that the San Marcos City Council should “take advantage of the wealth of local scientists that have different perspectives on...