Whirlpool announced Thursday (July 3) a settlement with south Fort Smith property owners in a class action lawsuit the owners filed after the company had disclosed that potentially cancer-causing trichloroethylene (TCE) had leaked into the groundwater and spread to the affected properties.
Dr. Georgia Hale has been promoted to provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. She succeeds Ray Wallace who recently was hired as chancellor at Indiana University Southeast.
As the argument over whether the city or Fort Smith should hire an outside auditor to review legal billings following claims of invoices submitted for work never completed continues, the city of Fort Smith has confirmed the city's own internal auditor left the position effective May 16.
Noble Impact brought its mission of engaging students to pursue public service as entrepreneurs to the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith this week, culminating with a Friday afternoon (June 27) presentation of pitches from the students on how to solve real world problems currently being faced
The Fort Smith Airport Commission voted Tuesday (June 24) to follow the recommendation of airport staff and form its own fire department to serve the airport in the absence of the 188th Wing's firefighting mission, which will end October 1 now that the Air National Guard's
A failed May 1 vote on whether to unionize workers at an OK Foods facility in Heavener, Okla., could be dismissed by the National Labor Relations Board after it claimed the company interfered with the vote.
The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education has selected Risley & Associates as the lead architectural firm for its proposed Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine to be built at Chaffee Crossing in east Fort Smith.
The Walton Family Foundation is a major economic engine in its own right, providing more than $34 million in grant funding last year to dozens of local charities, educational efforts and other ventures to improve quality of life in Northwest Arkansas.
The Regional Intermodal Transportation Authority announced at its Wednesday (June 11) that it may soon host a meeting between legislators and private sector businesses in its attempt to secure funding for a new inland port along the Arkansas River.
The U.S. Marshals Museum Board is boosting its 2015 public relations budget more than 500% as the museum staff prepares for several events geared toward raising money and awareness for the planned Marshals Museum in downtown Fort Smith.
A Utah man who allegedly took $272,500 from the Southside High School band that was intended to pay for a 2012 band trip to Hawaii was in Fort Smith on Monday (June 9) where he was handed a three-count indictment for wire fraud.