Posts Tagged ‘trinity river vision’
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WTF Avenue

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An engineer must have confused his street designs with a tangled ball of yarn. What else would explain the confounding twists and turns that motorists now face when traversing Henderson Street near the White Settlement Road int...


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2014 Turkey Awards

The birds that drove us to distraction this year.
FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF AND CONTRIBUTORS
There could be drought, hail, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Plagues of locusts could alight and the sky rain frogs. The sun could rise in the west and set in the east and the Trinity River Authority build bridges over dry land. Th...



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Trail Trouble in River City

KEN WHEATCROFT-PARDUE
While I haven’t covered all 40 miles of Fort Worth’s Trinity Trails, I’ve biked the lion’s share of that meandering ribbon. My all-time favorite ride is crossing the river from east to west via the low-water dam near 4t...


TRINITY RIVER VISION SPOKESMAN MATT OLIVER (BACK LEFT) AND J.D. GRANGER (BACK RIGHT) AND GRANGER'S CHILDREN CHEER ON RUNNERS AT THE COWTOWN MARATHON EARLIER THIS YEAR.

Trinity River Vision’s J.D. Granger, Kids Hold Tacky Signs

Jeff Prince
A photo of Trinity River Vision executive director J.D. Granger standing beside children holding signs that say “I go nuts for runner’s [sic} butts" and "Will cheer for beer" is getting attention after local blogger...



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Plaque Honors Haltom City Drowning Victim Ally Collins

Jeff Prince
One reason people such as Layla Caraway get so agitated about the Trinity River Vision project is because of its use of flood control money for what amounts to a private development plan with seemingly little focus on flood con...


MARY KELLEHER IS SWORN IN AS THE NEWEST TARRANT REGIONAL WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEMBER. (photo by Jeff Prince)

Mary Kelleher Sworn In As New Blood On Water Board

Jeff Prince
There weren’t enough parking spaces for the cars outside, and there weren’t enough chairs for the people inside. A big turnout is rare at a Tarrant Regional Water District board of directors meetings. The water boar...



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Readers Blast Star-Telegram’s ‘Slanted’ Election Story

Jeff Prince
A story in Sunday’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram has irked residents who considered it biased and unfair. A growing number of Tarrant County residents are calling for new leadership on the Tarrant Regional Water District board, a...


Water activist Layla Caraway is among those wanting new leadership on the Tarrant Regional Water District board. Jeff Prince

Liquid Power

In the water district election, there are three seats at stake, four challengers, and murky rules.
JEFF PRINCE
On May 11, three of the five directors’ positions are up for election on the board of the Tarrant Regional Water District, one of the most powerful public agencies in North Texas. How powerful? Water district officials in rec...