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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Letter: Why we should save and restore Cape’s Dam

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

Letter: Will the city of San Marcos rise to the challenge with Cape’s Dam restoration?

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, June 5th, 2015

Hays County, San Marcos parks begin to re-open after floods

Which parks and natural areas are open — and which remain closed — in San Marcos and Wimberley following Blanco River floods.

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Developer adds parks acres to Cape’s Camp proposal

An apartment developer looking to build student housing on part of Cape's Camp has sweetened his pitch to the city, roughly doubling the amount of riverfront acreage he says he's willing to donate as a park.

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

City angling to buy Cape’s Camp for park; preps for November vote

The San Marcos City Council on Tuesday strongly signaled interest in buying Cape's Camp, part of the largest undeveloped tract of land on the San Marcos River within the city limits. If talks with the seller are...

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Suspects arrested for vehicle burglaries near Stokes Park

San Marcos police and park rangers arrested two suspects in connection with multiple vehicle burglaries that occurred Sunday afternoon in the 600 block of Cape Road near Stokes Park.

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