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News stories and features about the people who call this area home. Our primary focus is serving readers with news in the unique towns of Canyon Lake, New Braunfels, and Gruene in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.

Boat ramp #5
There are 23 boat ramps located around Canyon Lake.
sunning lizard
A lizard suns himself on the shores of Canyon Lake.
clhs theater students
These 24 students captured fourth place at a recent UIL theater competition. Image courtesy of Comal ISD.
baby drinking bottle
Can't find baby formula? The CRRC of Canyon Lake's Food Pantry has several brands in stock. File image.
Reelfly fishing adventures
Image by ReelFly Fishing Adventures in Canyon Lake.
crrc logo
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canvass elections
Results of the May 7 Constitutional Amendment Election were canvassed in Commissioners Court today. Early voting is happening now for the May 24 runoff elections. Image courtesy of Comal County.
Free driftwood is available at Potters Creek but you'll need a permit to bring it out of the park. Image courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
covid-19 cases
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keep canyon lake beautiful sign
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structure fire
Crews from Canyon Lake, Bulverde/Spring Branch and New Braunfels fire departments extinguished this fire near Island View Drive in 2017. The fire began in a burn barrel. Image courtesy of Comal County Fire Marshal's Office.
edwards family
Eleven-year-old Brendan Edwards, second from left, was killed in a 2019 car crash along with his mother, Melissa Edwards, center. Father Ken Edwards, far left, is honoring the Mountain Valley Middle School student by sponsoring one of Brendan's favorite fundraisers. Image courtesy of Ken Edwards.
cursive writing winners
These students from Rahe Bulverde Elementary (RBES) were among the winners of this year’s Third Grade Cursive Writing Contest, ‘Capturing Comal in Cursive.’ Winners, l-r include Jenna Gossett, Ellie Sotelo, and Merit Snow. Back row, from left, are district Curriculum Coordinator Stephanie Mosher, RBES Curriculum Coach Pamela Blair, teacher Claudia Saucedo, teacher Margie Turner, RBES Principal Sunshine Barker and district Curriculum Coordinator Maria Symon.
Comal Appraisal District
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fire marshal truck
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U.S. Army veteran Jose Garcia gets his second COVID-19 booster shot at Comal County's Health Department on Thursday. Garcia served in Iraq, Bosnia and Kosovo. Facebook image courtesy of Comal County.
Mark Reynolds
Comal County Sheriff Mark Reynolds. Facebook image.
Elizabeth McGreevy
'Cedar Lady' Elizabeth McGreevy says love them or leave them, mountain cedars are a vital part of the Texas Hill Country. Facebook image by Heather Mason.
heat wave
Expect temperatures as high as 98 or 100 degrees in the Canyon Lake and New Braunfels area.
comal isd
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crrc rec center
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Autism walk
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canyon lake youth soccer club
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comal county courthouse
File image of Comal County's historic courthouse in downtown New Braunfels.
TPML Astronomy Night
Image of a "Star Party" at Tye Preston Memorial Library courtesy of the New Braunfels Astronomy Club.
burn ban
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Annalisa Peace with UTSA students
Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance Executive Director Annalisa Peace with UTSA students. Image courtesy of TxN, conservation partner.
fraternal order of canyon men
Fraternal Order of Canyon Men sponsors fundraisers that support the Canyon Lake community.
beto o'rourke
Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke is headed to Central Texas after a campaign stop in Sherman today. Facebook image.
Beto O'Rourke
Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks at South Texas College on April 12.
dam service road
Image of Canyon Lake's popular walkway courtesy of Tricia Daniel/Shutterstock.
boat ramp #1
Will overcrowding and other issues at Canyon Lake boat ramps be resolved in time for the busy summer season? Probably not, but Comal County commissioners will identify areas for improvement at their meeting Thursday. Image courtesy of Holiday Lodge on Canyon Lake.
Image courtesy of The Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country.
Maven's outside seating
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke was scheduled to take this stage at Maven's Inn & Grill on Saturday. Facebook image.
A lively debate is expected tonight between two Republican candidates for Texas House District 73. Former New Braunfels Mayor Barron Casteel faces off against Carrie Isaac. Image courtesy of New Braunfels Conservatives.
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thunderstorm warning
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 8 p.m.
Jen Crownover
Comal County Pct. 4 Commissioner Jen Crownover at "station day' in Canyon Lake on Feb. 1.
burn ban
Comal County's burn ban was reinstated by Commissioners Court on Thursday.
Drought Graphic
April 14 image courtesy of the U.S. Drought Monitor.