3 Arkansas colleges' net-price increases top $1,000

Subscriber onlyThree of the state's largest public universities reported increases in 2016-17 of more than $1,000 in average net price, a measure of college affordability for first-year, full-time students.

Wagon train hits the dusty trail; group harnesses horse power for 71-mile trek in state

Subscriber onlyNine wagons and about 60 horseback riders left Harrison on Friday morning on a six-day, 71-mile trip to Springdale.

Arkansas congressman's 'no' vote vexes military widow

Subscriber onlyBefore approving a proposed budget blueprint this week, the Republican-dominated House Budget Committee blocked efforts to change a federal law that withholds monthly annuity payments from thousands of military widows and widowers.

Ethics panel cautions 3 Arkansas candidates; unsuccessful hopefuls agree to fines

Subscriber onlyTwo unsuccessful legislative candidates and an unsuccessful district judge candidate have been fined in settlements with the Arkan...

Visit Bentonville holds inaugural bike summit

Subscriber onlyThe mountain biking mission in Arkansas is world domination, Gary Vernon, program officer with the Walton Family Foundation, told ...

Decatur board close to superintendent choice

Subscriber onlyThe Decatur School Board is expected to choose one of two Northwest Arkansas school principals to be its next superintendent.

Fort Smith tries to alter sewer deal

Subscriber only City officials will hold a conference call Monday with state and federal officials to request a modification of the consent decre...

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

A searchable database of restaurant inspections in Northwest Arkansas performed by the Department of Health.

Let's Eat

8th Street Market mushrooms with build out

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The 8th Street Market will grow this summer season with the opening of The Vine and South Market, increasing the facility's role as an activity hub in the southeast part of downtown.

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Beavers top 'Dogs, ready for Hogs

Subscriber onlyKevin Abel and Jake Mulholland combined on a four-hitter, Tyler Malone hit his third home run of the College World Series, and Oregon State survived some ninth-inning drama to beat Mississippi State 5-2 on Saturday night to reach the best-of-three finals against Arkansas.

Religion

Let the sun shine in

Subscriber onlyOne Northwest Arkansas church is doing its part to reduce its carbon footprint and make smart energy consumption choices that benefit the environment -- and save the church money.

Outdoors

Sylamore save!

Subscriber onlyRay Tucker and I were down to our last strike in the ninth inning, but a big school of smallmouths triggered a big finish.

Opinion

Play by the rulings

Subscriber onlyAH, THE GOOD old days. Take, for example, the long-ago year of 1999. Gather around, kids, and we’ll tell you about the days when the Internet was just a baby. Back then, “social media” was the paper’s personal ads section. Nobody’d heard of Facebook yet. Most of us were just hoping that our PCs wouldn’t melt down a minute after midnight, Jan. 1, 2000. We called it Y2K.

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Vexed by illegal e-waste work, Thais to seek ban

Subscriber only Thai authorities, who began a series of raids last month on factories accused of illegally importing and processing electronic waste, say they are considering the use of special powers given to the military government to impose a ban on the import of such potentially toxic materials.