Posted on: June 28, 2017

W. Jefferson from Maple to College closed July 5- July 7

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W. Jefferson from Maple to College will be closed Wednesday, July 5 until Friday, July 7 so crews can install a new water and sewer lines. Detour signs will be in place.

Please find alternate routes during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience and ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Siloam Springs Police Department Receives State Accreditation


Upon acceptance into the accreditation process, an agency has two years to meet accreditation standards. The assessment process is comprised of electronic submissions of proofs of training, audits, inspections and policies which are reviewed to ensure the...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Wind Meter Installed at City Gateway Fountain

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Once wind speeds reach a predetermined speed, and are  sustained for five minutes, the fountain will automatically turn off.  Once wind speeds subside for a period of five minutes, the fountain will automatically turn back on.

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Second Public Input Meeting about "Library Site Park"

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The City of Siloam Springs and CARBO Landscape Architecture will hold a second public input meeting Thursday, June 22 regarding the planning of the land around the new library site. This future park, currently being referred to as Medical Springs Park, wi...

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Library Site Park Webpage
Posted on: June 9, 2017

City to Test Out” Angled Parking on Broadway Once Again

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From Sunday, June 25 - Friday, June 30 the City of Siloam Springs will “test out” angled parking on Broadway from University to Central. Staff will work early Sunday morning to re-mark the street for the angled parking test run. This w...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Siloam Springs Kayak Park is now OPEN

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We are happy to report that after weeks of being closed from flooding damage, the Siloam Springs Kayak Park is re-open. Please still take the necessary precautions such as wearing a life jacket, river shoes and helmet while paddling the waves.

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Swimming Lessons Filling Up Quickly

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The Family Aquatic Center offers a June and July session of swimming lessons for $35 per session. Students will receive eight 50 minute lessons.Session I- Enrollment deadline for June lessons is Saturday, June 3rd   June 5th - 15th &...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Parks and Recreation NEW Location

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The Parks and Recreation Office will open for business in their new location at 401 W.  University on Wednesday, May 24. This building was previously the library, but has been renovated to suit the needs of the Parks and Recreation Division.


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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Garage Sale Permits Move Locations

The City of Siloam Springs has moved the location to apply for garage sale permits to the Community Development Building located at 410 N. Broadway (just north of City Hall). Permits must be obtained to hold a yard or garage sale.

In order to best serve o...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Fire Department Implements New Smoke Detector Installation Program

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The Siloam Springs Fire Department is excited to announce a new program aimed to increase the number of working smoke detectors in the community. This service will allow Siloam Springs city residents to receive free installation of battery powered smoke d...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Fire Department Uses Technology to Streamline Burn Permits

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The Siloam Springs Fire Department has implemented a new interactive online burn permit request procedure. Previously, citizens who wanted to burn were able to call Siloam Springs Dispatch and request a burn permit. This option is still available.

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Burn Permit Form
Posted on: March 1, 2017

City Working Towards Improved Sidewalks

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The city government of Siloam Springs took a significant step toward making-improved and more connected sidewalks a reality last week.

The Board of Directors, at their regular meeting Feb. 21, voted unanimously to adopt the city's Sidewalk and Tra...

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Sidewalk and Trail Connectivity Master Plan
Posted on: February 2, 2017

City Lake Improvements Ground Breaking Ceremony

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The City of Siloam Springs held the groundbreaking ceremony for the City Lake improvements on Monday, February 6 at 10:30 a.m.  These improvements will make City Lake a destination for outdoor enthusiasts, families and visitors from all over the ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Severe Weather Prep 101

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How should YOU prepare for severe weather?

  • Gather information throughout the day from a variety of sources. Redundancy in weather information gather is a good thing.
  • Weather radio programmed to Siloam Springs area
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Siloam Alert
  • Technology- website, soci...
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Posted on: December 13, 2016

Siloam Springs City Lake to Become Regional Attraction with Planned Improvements

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The City of Siloam Springs Board of Directors unanimously adopted the master plan for City Lake, which includes partnering with Ozark Off Road Cyclists (OORC) to bring much needed improvements to the property. With a variety of topography and ecological s...

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Channel 5 (KFSM) news story
Posted on: December 9, 2016

Sex Offender Violation/Violación de Delincuente Sexual

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The Siloam Springs Police Department is attempting to locate registered sex offender Jesus Guerra date of birth December 20th, 1994. A felony arrest warrant has been issued for Jesus Guerra for failure to comply with registration and reporting r...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Siloam Springs and NWA Named Top 4 Water Sports Destination in the Country

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It doesn't necessarily surprise us to see our region listed as top destination to visit. However, we were pleasantly impressed to see that NWA and Siloam Springs getting the recognition we deserve as a top destination for water sports.

A recently published...

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About Journalist Jenny Willden
Posted on: October 19, 2016

National Drug Take Back

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National Drug Take Back, October 22nd 10a.m. - 2p.m. at the Lobby of the Siloam Springs Police Department. Safely get rid of any unused/expired/unwanted pharmaceutical drugs (prescription or over the counter)

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

SSPD Awarded Grant from Arkansas Highway Safety Office

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The Siloam Springs Police Department has received a $21,000.00 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) grant. The grant is made possible by funds from the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Arkansas State Polic...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Clown Sightings in Siloam Springs

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Over the past few days, Siloam Springs residents may have heard rumors or seen social media postings about clowns that are threatening or harassing people. As of release time, there has been one investigation opened by Police related to a disturbing socia...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

SSPD Assisted in Traffic Control for Fallen Deputy Bill Cooper

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The Siloam Springs Police Department sent a detachment of officers to attend funeral services of Fallen Deputy Bill Cooper. SSPD units also assisted in providing traffic control along the processional route. Rest in Peace Brother. Read more �

Posted on: August 10, 2016

A word from the Chief

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It is with a heavy heart that I post this open letter to the officers of our jurisdiction, the brothers and sisters of our profession and to the residents of our city. Today, an Arkansas brother of our thin blue line paid the ultimate sacrifice, another h...Read on...

Posted on: November 5, 2015

Basin 5 Project Nears Completion- Phase 1

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City crews are nearing completion of phase 1 of the Basin 5 sanitary sewer infrastructure project after months of work. This project has impacted residents along University Street, Garret and Maple. The completion date is this project is January 2016.
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