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Death ruled accidental of body in car in Lake Austin Feb. 2019

Nancy Eisemann Blackburn
Sept. 28, 1965 – Feb. 1, 2019

By LYNETTE HAALAND, Four Points News

Nancy Eisemann Blackburn’s body was discovered in a submerged vehicle in Lake Austin at the end of Quinlan Park Road just over a year ago on Feb. 2, 2019, and Austin Police Department stated that her blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit.  

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Man’s whereabouts unknown since abandoned car found Feb. 5

By LYNETTE HAALAND, Four Points News

Brenden Foster’s vehicle was found by authorities abandoned on Feb. 5 in the Four Points area and he was reported missing by his family after that, but extensive searches by the Travis County Sheriff’s Office and volunteers have not turned up conclusive answers as to his whereabouts as of Thursday morning. 

On Feb. 6, articles of Foster’s personal belongings, including his prescription eyeglasses were found near the water at stairwell 14 (the last stairwell in the park) when park officials did preliminary search of park, according to information from the family.

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Officials say Comanche Trail at high risk for wildfire, town hall helps ease fears of residents

Julie Murray, a natural resources specialist at Travis County Transportation & Natural Resources, shows Comanche Trail residents where wildfi re mitigation eff orts were completed within the community’s preserve areas. LESLEE BASSMAN

Steiner fires were a wake up call for wildland maintenance, protocol 

First responders, utility providers  offer safety tips, emergency protocol

By LESLEE BASSMAN, Four Points News

Last spring, the Comanche Trails neighborhood in western Travis County hosted what longtime resident Donna Ackman believes to be the first community-wide fire drill in the state. However, she said more efforts are needed to ensure her heavily-forested community — that includes preserve land and waterfront — remains safe from wildfires.

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