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Kolten Parker


Austin, TX, United States

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Past articles by Kolten:

These are the long-term care facilities being monitored for COVID-19 outbreaks in San Antonio

City leaders said Friday morning that they are monitoring dozens of nursing homes with poor health and safety ratings in the San Antonio area for potential COVID-19 outbreaks after 75 cases and one death were confirmed at a facility on the Southeast Side. → Read More

San Antonio COVID-19 cases by ZIP code: 78209 has most confirmed, 50 others have at least 1

The information was posted on Saturday, about 24 hours after KSAT reported on the discrepancies between what city officials were releasing to the public compared to other local government officials in Texas. That included a lack of location-based information on local cases. → Read More

San Antonio lags behind other parts of Texas in what it reports to public on COVID-19

City of San Antonio officials have made it difficult for the media to accurately show how the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting this community. → Read More

Local officials discussing tighter restrictions in San Antonio amid COVID-19 pandemic

Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff and San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg have been discussing tightening restrictions on businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is not yet clear if that will also extend to an order for residents to shelter at home. → Read More

Boerne, Kendall County report third COVID-19 case

City of Boerne and Kendall County officials confirmed a third case of COVID-19 on Wednesday. → Read More

Gov. Abbott repeats figure on number of Texans tested for COVID-19 three days after declaring emergency

The number of people who have been tested in Texas for COVID-19 is a mystery as of Monday, three days after a statewide emergency over the new coronavirus was declared. → Read More

San Antonio doctor tests positive for COVID-19 related to travel, quarantining at home

A doctor for University Health System has contracted the new coronavirus, a spokesperson told KSAT Monday afternoon. → Read More

Border Patrol agents find body of migrant in Rio Grande, skeletal remains at Brooks County ranch

Federal agents in South Texas rescued a man and found two people dead this week. → Read More

Bexar Facts poll: Here’s what voters like, don’t like about San Antonio, its leaders and its policies

A first-of-its-kind poll released Tuesday shows that likely Bexar County voters have a generally positive view of the city, local governments, its leaders and their neighbors. The results also provide insight into which issues locals view as the most pressing facing the community and which major future projects they value most. → Read More

Races to watch during the primary election around San Antonio

From Congress to constable, here’s what we’re watching. → Read More

Two front-runners for Bexar sheriff emerge after fundraising numbers made public

Campaign finance records released Wednesday show that two front runners have emerged in the race for Bexar County Sheriff. → Read More

Michelle Barrientes Vela raised $1,600 for sheriff campaign, loaned self $61,000

The report — the public’s first glimpse at the viability of her controversial campaign for sheriff — spans from the time she appointed a treasurer in mid-October until Dec. 31. → Read More

Bexar elections official: 'Wonderful turnout' for constitutional amendment election

In this year's constitutional amendment election, Bexar County saw nearly triple the turnout compared to 2017, according to preliminary numbers released by officials Wednesday. → Read More

Live coverage: Preparations underway for Day of the Dead river parade

Crowds are beginning to fill in downtown San Antonio as the city prepares for its first-ever Day of the Dead parade Friday. → Read More

How to watch San Antonio's first-ever Day of the Dead River Walk parade

If you can't make it downtown on Friday for the Day of the Dead River Walk parade, known as Catrinas on the River, KSAT has you covered. → Read More

EXPLAINER: Texas speaker Bonnen controversy, fallout after leaked recording

Texas’ embattled GOP House speaker announced Tuesday that he won’t seek re-election after a growing number of Republicans called for his resignation. → Read More

After mad dash, Dave Chappelle tickets sell out in minutes in San Antonio

In minutes, tickets to see legendary comic Dave Chappelle at the Aztec Theatre in San Antonio sold out on Monday. → Read More

Map: 10 states with most people moving to Texas

The map, put together by Esri, a company that uses ArcGIS to build maps about the world, confirms some widely held beliefs but also highlights some little known facts. → Read More

Live: Leader of dark web opioid ring based in SA sentenced in federal court

Federal authorities are speaking Thursday morning following the federal sentencing of Alaa Mohammed Allawi, an Iraqi immigrant who was convicted of using the dark web and cryptocurrency to traffic fentanyl out of a home on the Northwest Side of San Antonio. → Read More

Judge delays replacement of Pct. 2 Constable Barrientes Vela; names of 29 applicants released

UPDATE: A judge on Monday granted a temporary restraining order against Bexar County sought by Pct. 2 Constable Michelle Barrientes Vela, who is asking the court to delay her replacement as constable. → Read More