Jacqueline Froelich

KUAF Reporter, "Ozarks at Large" and NPR Correspondent

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards. 

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Members of Temple Shalom last Sunday evening observed Tu b’Shevat, to celebrate the “New Year of the Trees.” Rabbi Jacob Adler provides both ancient and contemporary historical context, and Torah instructor, Miriam Klinzing guides us through the Tu b’Shevat seder, or ritual feast in honor of this Jewish Arbor Day.

City of Fayetteville

The draft code is the culmination of six months of work by focus groups comprised of short-term rental and motel/hotel operators, neighbors and citizens, as well as several public meetings. Fayetteville Planning Commission reviewed the draft document this week and plans a second review February 24th at 5:30pm in room 219 at Fayetteville City Hall. If approved the ordinance will go before city council for consideration.

On today's show, we preview a contemporay play about immigration, inspired by the Old Testament. Plus, we provide a progress report on efforts by the Eureka Springs Parks and Recreation Commission to become financially self-sustaining. And, we tell you about a new festival that will be held during opening weekend at The Momentary, a satellite contemporary arts space for Crystal Bridges of Museum of American Art.

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Eureka Springs Parks and Recreation Commission Director Justin Huss is creating trending off-road cycling destinations in town, generating new revenue, but a growing number of residents are seeking more transparent planning and accounting in the process.

On today's show, we hear from an immigrant rights advocate as the U.S. Supreme Court lifts injunctions placed on the Trump administration's new public charge policy. Plus, we find out more about a new Crystal Bridges exhibit that highlights the work of Hank Willis Thomas. And, we head to Clear Spring School, an independent school started in Eureka Springs in 1974, which aims to instill in students a passion for hands-on life-long learning.