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Bill Bowden

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Tunnel fix starts at $150,000

Must work fast, Eureka Springs mayor urges county

Subscriber onlyRepairing a collapsed tunnel in downtown Eureka Springs will likely cost between $150,000 and $200,000, Mayor Robert D. "Butch" Berry said Tuesday. Continue reading...

Fayetteville renters find uranium stash

Home’s ex-owner a nuclear engineer

Subscriber onlyA small amount of uranium was found Jan. 13 in a Fayetteville house that had belonged to a nuclear engineering professor. Continue reading...

Fayetteville renters find uranium stash

Home’s ex-owner a nuclear engineer

FAYETTEVILLE -- A small amount of uranium was found Jan. 13 in a house that had belonged to a nuclear engineering professor. Continue reading...

Objecting to pipeline, 6 say eminent domain doesn't fit

Subscriber onlyLand can't be condemned under eminent domain to construct a 440-mile crude-oil pipeline across Arkansas because the pipeline wouldn't serve any customers in Arkansas, said a complaint filed Wednesday in Johnson County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

SWEPCO: Just heeding orders in line quest

Subscriber onlyNo misconduct was committed by Southwestern Electric Power Co. when it proposed building a 50-mile, high-voltage power line through the Ozark Mountains, the utility's attorney said Wednesday in a filing with the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Continue reading...

SWEPCO: Just heeding orders in line quest

No misconduct was committed by Southwestern Electric Power Co. when it proposed building a 50-mile, high-voltage power line through the Ozark Mountains, the utility's attorney said Wednesday in a filing with the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Continue reading...

Drainage tunnel cave-in gets close look

Collapse is under Eureka Springs sidewalk, said to imperil two parking spaces

EUREKA SPRINGS -- A drainage tunnel in this tourist town has collapsed, further undermining the integrity of two parking spaces in a lot above, next to the historic Auditorium on Main Street. Continue reading...

Fires sear 1,700 acres in 3 days

4 blazes mostly contained near Buffalo National River

Subscriber onlyAt least four wildfires were burning Tuesday afternoon in or near the Buffalo National River, scorching more than 1,700 acres since Sunday. Continue reading...

Fires sear 1,700 acres in 3 days

4 located blazes contained near Buffalo National River

At least four wildfires were burning Tuesday afternoon in or near the Buffalo National River, scorching more than 1,700 acres of land since Sunday. Continue reading...

Weekend wildfires burn in 22 counties

Over 500 acres scorched across state

Subscriber onlyA 200-acre wildfire was burning Monday in the Lower Buffalo Wilderness of Marion County. Continue reading...

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden - Arno Michaelis, a former "racist skinhead," spoke Wednesday ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden - Arno Michaelis, a former "racist skinhead," spoke Wednesday April 2, 2014, to a crowd of a...

Published: April 3, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Bill Solleder, executive director of Low Key Arts of Hot Sprin...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Bill Solleder, executive director of Low Key Arts of Hot Springs, introduces a program of sh...

Published: January 26, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Charles O'Donnell is co-owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Charles O'Donnell is co-owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, which opened in 1978.

Published: January 5, 2014

Filmmakers shoot a scene Wednesday in Hindsville for the movie Valley Inn. In the scene, mourners ar...

Filmmakers shoot a scene Wednesday in Hindsville for the movie Valley Inn. In the scene, mourners are walking from a funeral back ...

Published: July 14, 2013

Ashley and Chris Buffer (seated) of Decatur fill out the paperwork to adopt four horses from the Fed...

Ashley and Chris Buffer (seated) of Decatur fill out the paperwork to adopt four horses from the Federal Bureau of Land Management...

Published: June 22, 2013

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