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Letters to the Editor

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Four candidates for neighborhoods

In this letter to the editor, Camille Phillips, former head of the Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA), said four candidates on the November San Marcos City Council ballot stand out in their positions for neighborhoods.

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Letters to the editor: On the sheriff and the jail

We have three letters to the editor concerning the state of the Hays County Jail and a very closely related matter, the November election for Hays County sheriff. The letter writers are E.W. Kinney of Dripping Springs,...

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Vote for Jeff Barton

In this letter to the editor, Adell Hurst of Kyle said she is voting for Jeff Barton as the next Hays County Judge. Barton, a Democrat from Kyle, is the Precinct 2 Commissioner running for the county's...

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Commentary: Draw the line at Paso Robles

In this guest commentary, San Marcos River Foundation Executive Director DIANNE WASSENICH says the proposed residential community and golf course in southwestern San Marcos is the latest battlefield to prevent irresponsible development over the Edwards Aquifer Recharge...

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Pollution and Paso Robles

In this letter to the editor, the San Marcos River Foundation (SMRF) argues that the proposed Paso Robles development, which is to be taken up Tuesday night by the San Marcos City Council, poses the threat of...

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Being serious about jobs

In this letter to the editor, former San Marcos Mayor Billy Moore says has spent several years involved with government jobs programs. He says the experience has taught him that simply flailing for economic development won't get...

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Letter to the Editor: Politicians grandstand PEC

In this letter to the editor, Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) member and Johnson City resident Dave Collins says State Senator Troy Fraser and State Representative Patrick Rose are grandstanding about reforming the cooperative.

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Letter to the editor: Approve Paso Robles

In this letter to the editor, Reen Waterman of San Marcos argues that the city must approve the proposed Paso Robles development, saying environmental questions have been addressed and that the city needs to send the message...

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Letter: Paso Robles environmental issues ‘have all been addressed’

EDITOR: Pasa Robles is a great project and a true win for San Marcos. Any way you look at it, this is a home run. Here are six logical reasons that everyone should consider. The environmental issues...

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Letter: ‘Wise stewards of this eternal source of life’

EDITOR: On behalf of the Wimberley Valley Watershed Association Board of Directors and all of the long time friends of Jacob’s Well, I want to thank the Hays County Commissioners Court and The Nature Conservancy for approving...

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