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Lake Buchanan sedimentation survey

Sedimentation surveys on the Highland Lakes a look into the future of water resources

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Nathan Leber is all about finding the dirt on Lake Buchanan and other Texas reservoirs, or, more precisely, the dirt at the bottom. Leber, manager of the TexMesoNet and Hydrosurvey programs for the Texas Water Development Board, is in charge of a crew that’s currently surveying sedimentation in Lake Buchanan. Sedimentation […]

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Cadaver dog locates missing Lake LBJ boater’s body

Cadaver dog locates missing Lake LBJ boater’s body

The body of a 44-year-old man who went missing after his boat slammed into a large wave two days prior was recovered July 14 with the assistance of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department cadaver K9. Officials identified the man as Jesse Marcus Estes of Sarita. On July 12, Estes and several other people were […]

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UPDATE: Woman found dead in Lake LBJ identified

UPDATE: Woman found dead in Lake LBJ identified

UPDATE, JULY 15: The woman found dead in Lake LBJ on July 11 has been identified as 50-year-old Karen Rodgers Mykleby of Lubbock. An autopsy was ordered. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, the “preliminary report of the autopsy indicated that the victim suffered a medical emergency and succumbed to that emergency causing […]

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Safety on the Highland Lakes

Boaters beware: Buoys mark dangers, game wardens on patrol

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens are prepared for an increase in boat traffic this July 4 holiday weekend as they take part in Operation Dry Water. The operation is a national boating while intoxicated awareness and enforcement campaign that takes place July 5-7. These law enforcement efforts are one of a number of […]

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20-year-old man killed in Lake LBJ boating accident

20-year-old man killed in Lake LBJ boating accident

FROM STAFF REPORTS Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens are investigating a Lake LBJ boating accident that took the life of a Sugarland man. (more…)

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