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Lieutenant Craig Christopherson of the New Braunfels Police Department received the 2019 Ed Murphy Memorial Award for Law Enforcement Officer of the Year during the New Braunfels Breakfast Lions Club’s luncheon last week.

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After the commissioning of an affordable housing study released earlier this year showed that around 70% of New Braunfels’ workforce is unable to afford living in city limits, city staff and the New Braunfels City Council are working to find solutions.

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Comal County Commissioners will recognize retirements, issue proclamations and consider several other housekeeping measures when they meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in Commissioners Courtroom, 100 Main Plaza in New Braunfels.

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Treatment options for veterans who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder often include things like counseling and medication, but for some, a treatment that was created during a walk in the woods in the 1980s is what makes a difference.

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Behind the golf course, just a stone’s throw away from hundreds of children and parents enjoying a sunny Thursday morning in Landa Park, a steady hum roared across Landa Lake.

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Figuring out nuances of the state’s new school funding and property tax formulas are a work in progress for New Braunfels and Comal independent school district trustees, who each staged workshops to figure budgets and staffing next year.

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Although she wasn’t born in New Braunfels, Jan Kingsbury might know more about New Braunfels downtown history than most natives.

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 KINGSVILLE, Texas — A 2013 Canyon Lake High School graduate and Canyon Lake native is participating in a rigorous training process that transforms officers into U.S. naval aviators.

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Comal County Commissioners on Thursday approved $282,085 in change orders associated with construction of the county’s new jail, which now seems headed for completion two months beyond the projected opening in late November.

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One of the city’s premier tourist attractions will be under new ownership after an Ohio-based company announced Thursday morning that it would buy Schlitterbahn’s New Braunfels and Galveston parks in a $261 million deal.

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In what is the Master Blaster of announcements, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company disclosed Thursday morning it has signed an agreement that will put New Braunfels' iconic waterpark under new ownership.

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An 18-wheeler — filled to the brim with flour — tipped over onto its side in Main Plaza around noon on Wednesday, snarling downtown traffic for more than four hours.

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New Braunfels residents gathered at Ernest Eikel Park on Saturday to celebrate Juneteenth, the emancipation of the last enslaved people of the United States.

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After receiving a lot of feedback from residents about local transit transportation, the city partnered with the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning organization on what will help identify New Braunfels’ key needs. 

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The next Men’s Round Up is Tuesday, June 18, at 6:30 p.m. Tex has General Mark Welsh, retired four-star general and Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force; now the dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M College Station coming to speak.

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As Lake Dunlap residents continue their search for funding to repair spill gates damaged last month, they’re looking months and possibly years ahead to the day water levels are restored.

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The public portion of the contested case hearing on the proposed Comal Vulcan Materials quarry concluded Tuesday, a day ahead of schedule.

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With Honey-Nut Cheerios dripping out of her mouth as a blindfolded friend spooned small heaps of cereal toward her, Savannah Crouch, an employee at Resolute Health Hospital, tried to gulp down the breakfast food as fast as she could while not laughing.

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New Braunfels City Council members approved negotiating purchases of land tracts for a new police department facility and other routine measures during its Monday meeting.

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The Lake Breeze Ski Lodge’s main dining room was crowded from wall to wall with hundreds of Lake McQueeney residents on Saturday, however, they weren’t there to enjoy the water.

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After legislation vital to the construction of New Braunfels Utilities latest water storage project passed through both the state senate and house late last month, NBU is ready to move forward on building an Aquifer Storage and Recovery program ni the brackish Edwards Aquifer.

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Comal County Commissioners will consider approving several change orders associated with the county jail project and several routine measures when they meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in Commissioners Courtroom, 100 Main Plaza in New Braunfels.

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 The city of New Braunfels will be accepting drop-offs of bulky goods at several locations from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday during its quarterly event that offers residents the opportunity to bring in excess bulky items for disposal and recycling. 

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The contested case hearing to determine what action the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality should take on the air quality permit application to build a quarry between Bulverde and New Braunfels kicks off Monday morning.

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New Braunfels City Council will swear in Justin Meadows for a second council term and consider the purchase of land for a new police department facility when it meets  at 6 p.m. on Monday in council chambers in city hall, 550 Landa Street in New Braunfels.

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The city of New Braunfels is hosting an annual, informational presentation and public input meeting on potential street maintenance projects from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 in the Tejas Room at city hall, 550 Landa Street.

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Now that the Texas Legislature has decided school funding and property tax formulas for the next two years, the New Braunfels and Comal independent school districts are honing budget and staffing plans for the upcoming school year.

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Every year, a variety of organizations with a multitude of acronyms submit lists of what they believe are the best public, private and charter schools in the country. Some are compiled by news organizations, others by non-profits — even those by bloggers without credentialed education connections. 

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When Army veteran Javier Rivera first heard about Homes for Our Troops, he was at a Christmas party having a conversation with another veteran.

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The first days of triple-digit temperatures are expected this weekend, leading New Braunfels Utilities to call for its first Energy Action Days of the season.

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Richard Shepherd of Guadalupe County grew up and earned a living on Lake Dunlap. So he was dramatically affected recently when a spill gate failed and led to the dewatering of the nearly 100-year-old, man-made body of water last month.

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OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — With silent remembrance and respect, nations honored the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the beaches of Normandy 75 years ago on D-Day, the assault that doomed Hitler’s Third Reich.

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Travis Wuest was going through the underground paths of Natural Bridge Caverns even before he could walk. 

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The first report cards on area schools were issued Tuesday, as Texas education nonprofit Children at Risk (CAR) released its 2019 Texas School Guide with state and regional rankings of public and charter schools.