Paul Gatling

Contributing Reporter

Contributing reporter from Northwest Arkansas Business Journal and Talk Politics.

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On this edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Roby Brock talks healthcare with Arkansas BlueCross BlueShield CEO Curtis Barnett and we hear more about the region's only "smart" apartment community.

On today's show, we speak with the founder of the Queer Housing Alliance Project, a nonprofit that aims to create an online resource for the local queer community. Plus, the school bell is ringing on the Winslow public school campus once again. And, we tell you more about the region's first axe-throwing league.

Our Sunday Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report migrates, this week only, to Monday. We learn about an ax-throwing league coming to Northwest Arkansas.

Axe-Throwing Venues Gain Popularity

Aug 22, 2019

The Urban Forest Axe House in Bentonville is the first-of-its kind indoor axe-throwing venue in Arkansas. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from one of the cofounders of the venue.

On today's show, we head to Hobbs State Park where staff and volunteers are working with the Ozark Chinquapin Foundation to bring back a tree that had been abundant in the region until a devastating blight in the 1950s. Plus, more on why Ozark Regional Transit is facing a bus driver shortage. And, we hear from the Escape Tones about their new beat tape.