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'Never a quiet day,' but Froome extends his lead

Subscriber onlySAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France -- If Chris Froome wins the Tour de France on Sunday, it won't be because of an easy ride to the Champs Elysees. Continue reading...

Froome wins time trial, increases lead

Subscriber onlyMEGEVE, France -- Chris Froome won a mountain time trial and opened up a seemingly insurmountable lead of nearly four minutes over his closest challenger in the 18th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday. Continue reading...

AGFC details fishing regulations

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard a slate of proposed fishing regulations at its meeting Thursday in Little Rock, including several that could improve fishing quality on certain waters. Continue reading...

Froome moves closer to title

Subscriber onlyFINHAUT-EMOSSON, Switzerland -- Nairo Quintana was expected to celebrate Colombia's national holiday with a major offensive in the Alps that would see him close in on Tour de France leader Chris Froome. Continue reading...

Fishing this week

Subscriber onlyLAKE CONWAY Bream are biting well on worms fished around lily pads and brush at the edge of 6 feet to 8 feet of water. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs fished slowly around live cypress trees Continue reading...

'All-Stars' shine in cooler battle

Subscriber onlyAfter four years, we've discontinued the annual Ice Chest Smackdown feature, but we held an informal all-star game last weekend. Continue reading...

Outdoors Calendar

Subscriber onlyNOTE For additions to this calendar, fax the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette at (501) 378-3869. Information on events also may be emailed to bhendricks@arkansasonline.com Continue reading...

Tour challengers face hilly battle to top Froome

Subscriber onlyBERN, Switzerland -- As the Tour de France heads toward the Alps, Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde have only a few opportunities left to try and derail Chris Froome's bid for a third title in four years. Continue reading...

Rogers to host cycling festival

Subscriber onlyRacing against a train is not an event in most cycling festivals, but it's one of the ways the Rogers Cycling Festival stands out. Continue reading...

Agencies partner to recycle cedar trees

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission are working to enhance prairies, glades and fisheries. Continue reading...

White River remembered as fishing, floating haven before Beaver Lake

Subscriber onlyGazing at the vast expanse of shimmering, blue Beaver Lake, it's hard to fathom the White River flowing through the hill country before the reservoir was completed 50 years ago. Continue reading...

NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyNight owls are reeling in some black bass with spinner baits and plastic worms. Continue reading...

Briefly

Subscriber onlyProgram to study rare bird Continue reading...

Froome toys with, tames field in mountain stage

Subscriber onlyCULOZ, France -- When his rivals tried to unsettle the Tour de France leader in the punishing Lacets du Grand Colombier, Chris Froome just kept calm and carried on. Continue reading...

Park and fish!

Cool destinations offer camping, fishing, more in the Natural State

Subscriber onlySummer's doldrums have engulfed the Natural State, but there are many cool places to enjoy the rest of summer vacation. Continue reading...

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