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Emily Walkenhorst

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100 remember fallen firefighters

Families find measure of comfort in Capitol memorial

Subscriber onlyJ.B. Hutton Jr. was 77 years old when he responded to a brush fire in Dermott -- the aches of aging and the pleas of his family couldn't keep him away. Continue reading...

Recycling board OKs incentives

Pulaski County district to pay $150,000 for rewards program

Subscriber onlyThe Regional Recycling and Waste Reduction District board approved with little discussion Thursday a $150,000 contract with a Little Rock advertising agency for a recycling rewards program for Pulaski County residents. Continue reading...

Environment notebook

Subscriber onlyElectronics pickup program sets start Continue reading...

Trust filing says Quapaws have no plans for 160 acres

Subscriber onlyThe Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma told the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs that tribe officials have no plans for a 160-acre piece of southeast Pulaski County that they hope to place into federal trust, according to a copy of the tribe's application supplied by a tribe spokesman. Continue reading...

County approves matching funds for River Trail fix

Subscriber onlyThe Pulaski County Quorum Court approved the expenditure Tuesday night of thousands in federal-grant- matched funds to widen a sometimes-troubled area of the Arkansas River Trail in the event the county Road and Bridge Department receives the grant. Continue reading...

Pulaski County notebook

Subscriber onlyClean-energy plan gets JPs' approval The Pulaski County Quorum Court on Tuesday night approved establishing a Property Assessed Clean Energy program and board overseeing it. Continue reading...

Groundwater usage called unsustainable

Report projects shortage for state’s east through ’50

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Natural Resources Commission's annual groundwater report has again projected unsustainable levels of groundwater use in the state's eastern half. Continue reading...

Boys of Spring return for a game

Movie on March baseball in Spa City films at LR field

Subscriber only"Pretend like Honus Wagner just hit a home run." Continue reading...

EPA haze plan seen as knotty by utilities

Subscriber onlyThe Environmental Protection Agency has released a proposal to address haze concerns in national parks in Arkansas and Missouri that would require retrofitting six power plants in Arkansas with emission-control scrubbers to curb air pollution at a cost estimated to top $1 billion for utilities. Continue reading...

No casino plans yet, Oklahoma tribe says

Subscriber onlyAny casino proposed for the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma's land in Pulaski County would likely need approval from the state of Arkansas, a tribe spokesman said Friday. Continue reading...

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