Category Archives: Arkansas

Lawsuit Over No Bid Mount Magazine Contracts

Contractors are suing over the $32.6 million no bid contract to build Mount Magazine Lodge.

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Bicycle Race Up Mount Magazine

The Celebrity Classic Cycling State Race, a one-day criterion bicycle race, will change in style in May from a short 0.08-mile track to a stage race beginning at Ben Geren. Although the course hasn’t yet been mapped, planners are considering … Continue reading

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New Superintendent for Magazine Mountain

Natural’ leader Russellville Courier, AR – Jul 16, 2007 He oversees 10 state parks, including Lake Dardanelle and Mount Magazine. Brown, 51, a longtime Arkansas River Valley resident, has been in the state park …

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Staffing Problems at Mount Magazine Lodge

The Mount Magazine Lodge is suffering staffing problems according to Today’s THV

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$33 Million Mount Magazine Lodge Officially Opens

The new $33 Million lodge at Mount Magazine is open! Here’s a rundown of stories:

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Profile of Highpointer John Doerden’s Quest

John Doeden is living the high lifeSeeks to climb to highest points in … Elkhart Truth – Elkhart,IN,USA … end. He is especially pleased to have reached Idaho’s Borah Peak , which at an elevation gain of 5,500 feet is … Continue reading

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$33 Million Mount Magazine Lodge is Arkansas 5th Largest Construction Project

The new $33 million lodge on Mount Magazine is the fifth largest ongoing construction project in Arkansas and the the state park system’s biggest project ever.

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Mount Magazine Lodge Dedication Planned for May 18

Mount Magazine construction work on the 60-room lodge and 13 guest cabins has reached its final stages and is supposed to be finished sometime in January.

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Worker on Mount Magazine Lodge Killed in Fall

The Fort Smith Times Record reports Richie Hudson was killed Saturday when he fell from a bucket truck during construction of the new lodge atop Mount Magazine which is replacing the one that burned in 1971.

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Two Way Radio Prank Touches Off Massive Mount Magazine Search

The Northwest Arkansas News reports that a boy touched off a massive 100 person and helicopter search on Mount Magazine after he told a construction worker near the summit on a two-radio that his dad was hurt and he needed … Continue reading

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