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Ozarks at Large Stories

News and Culture Stories about Northwest Arkansas, the Arkansas River Valley and more from Ozarks at Large

Latest Episodes
  • The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ northwest Arkansas campus has opened a clinic for people experiencing symptoms three weeks or more after a positive test.
  • We take a look back at the career of Webster Hubbell, the United States Attorney General under President Bill Clinton and a pivotal subject of the Whitewater controversy, on today's journey through the Pyor Center Archives.
  • Natural Election is taping a live episode of the podcast Tuesday September 27th at the Pryor Center in downtown Fayetteville to discuss the impact of your vote in this upcoming election.
  • Events like the Bentonville Bike Festival and the Bentonville Film Festival attract thousands of people. FORMAT Festival is this weekend, and its planners are expecting about 10,000 attendees. Debbie Griffin, the director of administration for the City of Bentonville, said planning for festivals requires coordination of safety, lodging, sanitation and transportation.
  • Michael Tilley, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, has a full agenda of news including a new development in an ongoing matter with Fort Smith sewer and water.
  • The Art Collective Gallery in downtown Rogers is exhibiting pop art works from artists working both near and far.
  • There are people on stages everywhere this weekend. Becca Martin Brown, the features editor at the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, says productions at TheatreSquared, Fort Smith Little Theater, Arkansas Public Theater and, oh yeah, Format Festival, are just the beginning.
  • Courtney Lanning says Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan's Island is s treat for people who know what that title means. She says for the rest of us, it may be a hard place to enter a well-known, if niche, franchise.
  • The University of Arkansas Office for Sustainability is encouraging more students and staff to choose alternative transportation in an effort to reach sustainability goals.
  • This week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal includes a conversation about what possible economic impacts there could be if recreational marijuana becomes legal in Arkansas.