Monthly Archives: November 2013

Songs For The Blue Marble

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By Robert Laurence Donna Stjerna has written, oh, seven hundred songs. More or less. Love songs, gift songs, Ozark songs, tree songs, therapy songs, heirloom songs, peace songs, justice songs. And more and more these days, environmental and ecological songs. “Deep ecology,” she calls it. She sings alone and, for seventeen years, as part of…

Premiums High For Middle Class Americans Hoping Dust Will Soon Settle

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By Terrah Baker“This is like Christmas,” one attendee of an informational meeting on the Affordable Health Care Act held at Fayetteville Public Library said. “I can’t believe this is real.”This Fayetteville resident had struggled for more than six years to find affordable health insurance due to a pre-existing condition and being laid off from her…

Musical Legends Of Fayetteville Release 2nd Album

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Earl and Them

“Earl Cate, Arkansas native and one-half of the acclaimed Cate Brothers, exemplifies the kind of world class talent you can find right on Fayetteville’s fabled Dickson Street.” — (The Roots Music Authority) Staff Report The second album of Earl and Them, the Fayetteville-based blues, rock & roll, Americana band, is now ready to hit…

Sunshine School Offers Much Needed Community Support

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A Very Special Art Show: Under The Sea, Nov. 22, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., $25 or $40 for a couple. The show will feature various artists, including Under-the-Sea themed art created by the Children of the Sunshine School. Wine and snacks will be served. Held at the school at 3400 Woods Ln. in Rogers. Tickets…

Fayetteville Creates District Aimed At Energy Efficiency

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Becomes First In Arkansas Staff Report It was early in 2013 that Arkansas passed legislation that would make way for financing options for “green” building improvements. The Property Assessed Clean Energy bill, or PACE, was meant to allow commercial business owners access to financing options when wanting to improve energy efficiency, from insulation to solar…