Commentary

Action taken to prevent terrorism

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AUSTIN — Texas now boasts its own Domestic Terrorism Task Force, established by order of the governor in the wake of the deadly Aug. 3 shooting in El Paso. Twenty-two

Those crazy flying machines

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The high-pitched whine of an aircraft engine, straining to gain altitude, is a familiar sound at Gillespie County Airport. But a hundred years ago, mechanical noises of any kind were

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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Other intersections See if you can recognize these three dangerous, obstructedview, blind-spot intersections here in Fredericksburg. South Milam at West Live Oak (wood fence blocks view) South Milam at Park

Kudos: FISD adjusts teacher pay schedule

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It’s back-to-school time and we are pleased to see the whirlwind of activities on public and private school campuses in Fredericksburg, Harper, Stonewall and Doss. We begin this editorial by

Constitutional Amendment pros, cons

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(Editor’s note: Over the next 10 weeks, this paper will give a pro and con outline of the issues on the Nov. 5 Constitutional Amendment election, as supplied by the

German-born Van Hasz has love for Old West

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Asummer trip to Dodge City, Kansas fulfilled a dream for a Germanborn Fredericksburger who grew up idolizing the iconic American Old West. Marcel van Hasz, a friend from local tennis

After shooting, officials talk safety

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AUSTIN — Following the Aug. 3 shooting that claimed the lives of 22 people and injured 24 others at a popular El Paso shopping venue, Gov. Greg Abbott and a

Loopholes and limitations

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The appalling atrocities in El Paso and Dayton have raised the cry, “We must do something!” to stop the violence. One alleged “something” is “Universal Background Checks,” generally defined as

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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Highway damage Kudos to reporter Samuel Sutton and the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post for the front-and-center story of the Boos family farm and dairy in the Aug. 7 edition. The photos

New thinking needed on violence, killings

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It’s another day in America and another day where the lives of multiple citizens were taken in senseless violence. Saturday’s massacre by a white supremacist at an El Paso shopping