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LATEST NEWS

Council votes to seat Planning commissioner

Former alderman David Mitchell’s resignation left one seat vacant on Eureka Springs City Council, and on Monday aldermen voted 4-0-1 to seat Planning commissioner...

Dog ordinance doesn’t pass sniff test

During city council’s Public Comments on August 13, Laurel Owen spoke about a “derelict, unoccupied house with dogs in distress in cages on the...

CAPC, Chamber Visitor Guide wedding off

At the August 8 City Advertising and Promotion Commission meeting, Executive Director Mike Maloney guided commissioners through the draft of a proposed agreement with...

CAPC grapples with entertainment budget

Finance Director Rick Bright said last Wednesday he did not see problems with handling the City Advertising and Promotion Commission budget for the rest...

Budget understanding made easier

At a specially convened budget workshop Monday, city council was presented with a detailed 45-page document of graphs and charts comparing general fund data...

Ups and downs of an elevator

“We ran into some issues,” Mayor Butch Berry said Monday, referring to council’s plan to rehab and meet in the Aud basement. He said...

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Boy Named Banjo in the Park

Eureka Springs Bluegrass Weekend is upon us, and as we celebrate the music brought our way by immigrants from Ireland, Scotland and England, Basin...

Not bad company for a Beaver

Mark Shields and Good Company play smokin’ modern rockabilly that makes even the tamest of folks a little bad. The blend of western swing,...

Opinions

Dilly! Dilly!

The Boston Globe editorial board asked newspapers across the country to reject Donald Trump’s claims that “the press is the enemy of the people.”...

Planning for parenthood should be a right

What’s wrong with planned parenthood? It’s opposite is unplanned parenthood. If a child is unplanned, either its conception was accidental, unwanted, unhealthy, or the...

Climate Recovery

“Wildfires seem unstoppable, but they can be prevented” – Ryan Zinke Last week, in response to the catastrophic California wildfires, Ryan Zinke, in charge of...

Philosophy term meaning ‘simpler is better’

Editor, Regarding the article in last week’s paper wherein the mayor mentioned my name, Hitchen’s Razor asserts the burden of proof regarding the truthfulness of...

Voting is not a right, it’s a duty

Editor, “To do nothing, is to be complicit,” are words attributed to the great Albert Einstein, words prompting me to take action. I will be actively...

Columns

The Pursuit of Happiness

Geezers and crones amongst us may recall the 1968 presidential election between Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey. Nixon won 43.42% to Humphrey’s 42.72% --...

Hognobbing

FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas has several position battles going on midway through fall camp, but the competition at Nickel might be the most intriguing.  With sixth-year...

The Nature of Eureka

Sycamore – Platanus occidentalis The magnificent sycamore sends serpentine roots clasping rocks along creeks and rivers, giving its eloquent form anchor to gracefully towering arches,...

Free Parking

“When the rain comes, it don’t fall on one man’s house.” Bob Marley Follow me down memory lane to 1996 when the Democratic slogan was...