Category Archives: Lake Travis

U.S. Secret Service agent talks with Vandegrift students

President Donald Trump is protected to his immediate left by U.S. Secret Service Agent John Gutsmiedl, who spoke with Vandegrift students recently about his career. Courtesy photo

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Good neighbor gives out 180 gallons of hand sanitizer

Jon and Lacy Strelec of River Place and their sons Logan, 6, and Liam, 4, have acquired, bottled, labeled, and hand delivered 180 gallons of free sanitizer in the Four Points area.
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Local firefighters lead state in COVID-19 mitigation

Travis County ESD #6, Lake Travis Fire Rescue established the “LTFR COVID19 Task Force” to directly prepare for and mitigate the risk of COVID-19 to firefighters, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians. The local force is leading the way in Texas and mitigating the risk and spread of the virus. 

“LTFR has met with representatives from fire and EMS agencies on the front lines in Washington state, New Rochelle, N.Y., San Jose, Calif., and New York to ask them simply ‘What do you wish you would have done a month ago?” said Braden Frame, president of the Lake Travis Fire Fighters Association. “Their advice was clear. Limit risk, mitigate cross contamination, clean often, limit physical interactions, especially within the stations.”