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Central EMS plans architect selection for new headquarters in Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyCentral EMS officials will ask three architectural firms to give presentations, then pick one to design and build a new headquarters, Chief Becky Stewart said Wednesday. Continue reading...

VIDEO: Relocation lowers Washington County animal shelter population, reduces budget

Subscriber onlyMore than 200 dogs and cats have left the Washington County animal shelter this year for no-kill shelters outside of Arkansas, according to the local shelter director. Continue reading...

Washington County JPs mull groundwork for $68 million budget

Subscriber onlyIf the Washington County Quorum Court approves all of the 2018 budget requests, reserve will drop $2 million in the general fund, according to records presented Tuesday at the Finance and Budget Committee meeting. Continue reading...

Winslow dirt pit gets final OK

Material to be used on roads in southern Washington County

Subscriber onlyWashington County’s Road Department soon will haul dirt from a pit near Winslow to fix rural roads. Continue reading...

Washington County poll workers prepare to ask for voters ID

Subscriber onlyThe instructions for poll workers explaining new state rules for provisional ballots fill the entire side of a 12-by-16 inch manila envelope. Continue reading...

Washington County committee mulls changes to FINS attorney, advisory committee

Subscriber onlyThe Washington County judge should have an advisory committee to help select an attorney position handling Family In Need of Services cases, justices of the peace said Tuesday. Continue reading...

Washington County budget expected to grow, despite cuts in some areas

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The proposed Washington County budget for next year will be larger than this year's, even as elected officials try to reorganize positions, increase efficiency in departments and reduce costs for equipment and supplies, county records show. Continue reading...

Washington County Fair auction in Fayetteville raises money for kids' for hard work Thursday

Subscriber onlyThe regular dairy heifer swished a tail decorated with a red, mesh ribbon. Chloe Hillian, 12, also put glitter on her cow, Kaytlen, and used a halter with small rhinestones. Continue reading...

Central EMS tells private company to stop competing

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Central EMS officially notified Caliber Patient Care to stick to the area of patient transport the private ambulance service is allowed to provide. Continue reading...

Washington County Fair participation expected to be higher

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- More children are raising small animals, making crafts and canning food for the Washington County Fair. Continue reading...

Horse show kicks off Washington County Fair in Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The riding boots are being buffed and uniforms cleaned. Horse hooves are getting shined, and coats brushed. Continue reading...

Fatal Springdale shooting leads to arrest of 3rd man

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Police arrested a third man in connection with a shooting death in Springdale, according to a preliminary police report released Monday. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas religious leaders call for unity in the wake of national, racist violence

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Howard Monts waited in the pews at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Monday night as local religious leaders shook hands and talked about ways to stop racism locally and nationally. Continue reading...

Third man arrested in connection with shooting death

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Police arrested a third man in connection with a shooting death in Springdale, according to a preliminary police report released Monday. Continue reading...

County proposes to let waste district handle rural work

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- County Judge Joseph Wood of Washington County has asked the Boston Mountain Solid Waste District to take over the county household hazardous waste collection center, a rural recycling program and three employee positions. Continue reading...