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Kennel approved over objections

Subscriber onlyA property owner can open a dog and cat boarding business despite protests from some neighbors, the Washington County Quorum Court recently decided. Continue reading...

Central EMS boosts pay, training, plans new hires

Subscriber onlyCentral EMS will give raises to employees, focus on training and hire new employees to reduce the workload, executive committee members decided. Continue reading...

County OKs deal for waste, recycling

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Boston Mountain Solid Waste District will take over the Washington County household hazardous-waste collection center, a rural recycling program and three county employee positions Jan. 1. Continue reading...

Boston Mountain takes over county recycling programs Jan. 1

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Boston Mountain Solid Waste District will take over the Washington County household hazardous waste collection center, a rural recycling program and three county employee positions Jan. 1. Continue reading...

Washington Water Authority covers some nonpayment loss, grows revenue

Subscriber onlyFARMINGTON -- Some water customers aren't paying their fair share, said Josh Moore, general manager at the Washington Water Authority. Continue reading...

Church purchase ends community sewer system plan near Beaver Lake

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A church will be built on bank-owned land where developers planned to put a community sewer system near Beaver Lake, said Nathan Crouch, senior planner for Washington County. Continue reading...

Justices of the Peace deny permit for medical marijuana facility in Washington County

Subscriber only Washington County's Quorum Court denied 11-3 Thursday a permit for a proposed marijuana cultivation facility near Lincoln and Cane Hill. Continue reading...

Crisis calls straining Northwest Arkansas' first responders

Subscriber onlyFirst responders are worried an increasing number of psychiatric calls in Northwest Arkansas will tax emergency resources. Continue reading...

Washington County planning cycle grows longer

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County planners will review proposed building projects every five weeks instead of every four weeks, Senior Planner Nathan Crouch said. Continue reading...

Low-risk psych calls increase

Emergency workers feeling strain of upsurge in calls

Subscriber onlyFirst-responders are worried an increasing number of psychiatric calls in Northwest Arkansas will tax emergency resources. Continue reading...

Committee approves new duties, pay for some county positions

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Justices of the peace approved new job descriptions and duties for existing positions and agreed to pay changes Monday during the Washington County Personnel Committee meeting. Continue reading...

New Washington County 4-H club focuses on rabbits, poultry

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County children can learn how to raise rabbits and poultry through a new 4-H club. Continue reading...

Jury awards nearly $700,000 to former Springdale dental company employee

Subscriber only A jury recently awarded a former employee of a dental company nearly $700,000, according to Washington County Circuit Court records. Continue reading...

County's lawyer says sorry for citing race, politics in bid to toss suit

Subscriber only An attorney representing Washington County apologized for citing race and politics as possible reasons for a former employee suing the county judge, according to circuit court documents. Continue reading...

EMS agency urged to raise pay

Higher wages key in recruiting, retention, officials contend

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Central EMS officials want a 2018 budget that recruits and retains emergency workers for the Northwest Arkansas agency. Continue reading...