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This Week’s Independent Thinkers

Our Parks commission has meetings, called workshops but they qualify as meetings because the commissioners are meeting as we see it. They walk around...

Mask enforcement point of contention at council

A vote to require the city-wide usage of facial coverings in response to the Covid-19 pandemic was doomed to fail without the mayor’s “Aye”...

Demand for Covid-19 vaccinations sinking

Covid-19 vaccination demand has dropped off sharply after many residents got vaccinated either at the ECHO Clinic, the Eureka Springs Hospital or the Eureka...

Two applications presented at HDC

A light agenda at last week’s meeting of the Historic District Commission included an application from one of the commissioners. Commissioner Steve Holifield asked to...

Events fees on Parks radar

The April 6 Parks Commission Workshop discussed three main items to bring to the regular meeting on Tuesday, April 20. The biggest item on the...

Car chase results in multiple charges and a totaled police car

Jacob Daniel Grunwald, 43, of Eureka Springs, refused to pull over when ESPD Cpl. Tim Holm activated his emergency lights to pull Grunwald over...

Constables on Patrol

April 5 10 a.m. – Officers took a hit-and-run report that happened the night before. 12:16 p.m. – A disturbance at a business needed no report...

Principals accentuate the positive

Eureka Springs School Board heard the district’s three principals on Monday night describe a campus gradually returning to normal after a challenging year. Principal Clare...

City upgrades storm equipment

Public Works Director Dwayne Allen said he justified funding to upgrade the city’s winter fleet in 2011 after several winter storms, and added the...

Residents plan to be better prepared next time

For two weeks in February, it was so cold for so long, with temperatures as low as -15-20°, that many people were forced into...