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TEA's school district grades provide little clarity

Just in time to cause parents to worry and wonder if the teachers and staff at their children's’ school are up to the task, the Texas Education Agency released its first round of A-F letter grades … more

What is an editorial, anyway?

It’s common for those of us in the news business to hear people confuse the terms “article,” story” and “column.” Despite all appearing in the paper, a “column” is not related to the … more

Dissent is essential to our democracy

In two actions this year, Cedar Park has taken steps that appear to be aimed at protecting the city’s interests. However, through the lens of government transparency and First Amendment rights to … more

Two is good, four is better

Leander resident Jeff Jenkins told Leander City Council members, “To take away voting places, you’re taking away someone’s right to vote." … more

“All politics is local.”

That phrase, often associated with former House Speaker Tip O’Neill, is worth remembering. While statewide and congressional races are certainly meaningful, local elections have a more … more

Attention candidates: visionaries needed for mayor

It’s the end of an era. Last week, both Cedar Park Mayor Matt Powell and Leander Mayor Chris Fielder announced they will not be seeking reelection this May.

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The Leander ISD 2017 Bond: Footing the bill

We encourage a vote of FOR on the Leander ISD bond issue. Here's why.  more
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