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Image courtesy of the CRRC Rec Center.
Fifty-seven area organizations, groups, individuals and charities are signed up to ride in Saturday's Christmas Parade.
boat ramp 7
Boat ramp #7. Facebook image.
big give
The CRRC of Canyon Lake is one of many area charities and nonprofits trying to raise money during #BigGive2022 San Antonio.
Welcome U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brian Boone to the Canyon Lake community on Saturday.
Mark Reynolds
Comal County Sheriff Mark Reynolds. Facebook image.
Comal County Sheriff's Office Deputy
Meet a Comal County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) deputy at a more informal location on Monday. 'Community Connection' gives residents the chance to provide feedback to the Sheriff's Office. Image courtesy of CCSO.
my backyard clean up
Image courtesy of Keep Canyon Lake Beautiful.
car on canyon dam
Enjoy a drive aross Canyon Dam on Sunday. File image from last year's event.
covid q&a
Panelists will answer questions about the COVID-19 outbreak in Comal County.
CRRC Christmas party
COVID-19 canceled the North Pole Village but not Christmas cheer at the CRRC. Enjoy a live nativity drive-thru with lights, carols, elves, goodie bags...and Santa!
cowboys for jesus
Facebook image.
recipes for the soul
Raenel Schertz, left, and Vicki Hamel are the authors of a new cookbook that features the meatloaf recipe alluded to on the back of Beverly Lofland's tombstone. One hundred-percent of the proceeds from Recipes for the Soul benefit New Braunfels' two historic cemeteries.
vote mask
File image.
plant swap
Image by MetroCatalyst.com
Canyon Lake trash
This year's annual cleanup will look a bit different due to COVID-19 restrictions.
DAM Fine Sunday Drive
Sign up for a DAM Fine Sunday Drive across the top of Canyon Lake dam.
Chef Mario at Rebecca Creek Elementary School today.
Chef Mario at Rebecca Creek Elementary School today. Twitter image.
John Yang
John Yang, president and executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice-AAJC says it's wrong to call COVID-19 'the China virus.'
comal county courthouse
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county’s dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Image of Comal County Courthouse.
Comal County Courthouse
Comal County’s positivity rate is now 18.08 percent, up from 17.68 percent on Saturday and 15.44 percent one week ago.
texas primary runoff
Image courtesy of the Texas League of Women Voters.
elderly man using walker
According to Modern Healthcare, residents and staff in nursing homes are among the hardest hit by COVID-19 and represent and outsize portion of deaths from the disease. They typically are older and require round-the-clock care, battling multiple chronic conditions. Image courtesy of Modernhealthcare.com/Getty Images
Comal County Office of Public Health
Comal County's Office of Public Health is short-staffed and is still working through reports that came in over the holiday weekend. Two of its employees tested positive for COVID-19 in June. File image courtesy of Comal County
2020 Election Dates
Although no local races require a primary runoff election, Comal County voters will help to determine major-party nominees in state and federal races.
comal county courthouse
Comal County now has 151 confirmed cases and 25 probable cases of COVID-19. Image courtesy of Comal County.
coronavirus mask
Comal County's positivity rate for COVID-19 -- the percentage of tests with a positive result -- is at 4.07 percent, still below state and national averages.
comal county tax office
All three of Comal County's tax offices are closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
voting in a time of coronavirus
Comal County is taking a number of safety precautions so residents can vote without fear of contracting COVID-19. Image courtesy of the League of Women Voters vote411.org.
Martin Luther King Day March in New Braunfels
Some 2,500 people marched in downtown New Braunfels on Jan. 21 for the 5th Annual MLK March & Ceremony, hosted by New Braunfels MLK Association. Image courtesy of the association.
22 case of COVID-19 in Comal County
The patient is from New Braunfels and in their 40s. They are self-quarantined. The source of the infection is travel outside of Texas.
Champions fore Charity
Valerto Texas Open's Champions fore Charity Golf Tournament was canceled over COVID-19 concerns, but its donation website page will stay up for the foreseeable future. "Charities fore Champions" page allows anyone, whether in Canyon Lake or anywhere in the United States, to make donations directly to the CRRC, whose motto happens to be "Supporting the Community with Your Support."
Bulverde Community Park
Too many children were climbing on park equipment during the COVID-19 outbreak, Bulverde Mayor Bill Krawietz said today after closing Bulverde Community Park to the public.
CRRC food pantry
Community Resource and Recreation Center of Canyon Lake (CRRC) saw the number of clients its food pantry serves increase dramatically last week. Facebook image by CRRC.
Canyon Lake Fire/EMS Pierce Enforcer 107’ Tractor Drawn Aerial
Canyon Lake Fire/EMS' new truck company, a Pierce Enforcer 107’ Tractor-Drawn Aerial. Image by Box 120 Photography.
CRRC Food Pantry
Community Resource and Recreation Center of Canyon Lake (CRRC) Food Pantry clients can even shop for their own groceries in the new facility, which opened in late November.
Canyon Lake Presbyterian fundraiser
The gorgeous sunset and view from Canyon Lake Presbyterian's stone patio were as big an attraction as the chili and live music at Wednesday night's Turkeys to Tables fundraiser for Community Resource and Recreation Center of Canyon Lake's food pantry.
Canyon Lake Presbyterian Church Secretary Laura Schafer
Canyon Lake Presbyterian Church Secretary Laura Schafer says the rain should all be gone in time for Wednesday evening's Turkeys to Tables fundraiser for the CRRC.
hungry child
Don't let Canyon Lake children go hungry this summer! CRRC of Canyon Lake has a few suggested items to add to your grocery list and drop off at their food pantry in Sattler.
New Gate for Canyon Lake Dam
Get a closer look at Canyon Lake High School's Ag Mechanics team's welding work on the new gate for Canyon Lake dam's service road. Several students are expected to attend.
Operation Float a Soldier Route
Do you see the "wave here" arrow? Bring your flags and enthusiam, too.
Little Free Libraries
Startzville Elementary Librarian Kimberly Nance wants to see a Little Free Library like this one in all of her students' Canyon Lake neighborhoods. Image courtesy of Little Free Libraries.
Anthony Winn
Anthony Winn is director of Canyon Lake's new mental health center at Canyon Lake Presbyterian Church.