Northwest Arkansas planners appreciate abundant water supply

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas residents should be able to rely on an abundant water supply for years to come as local governments and water suppliers constantly update plans to handle the area's growth.

Christmas Card donations to Springdale schools fit students in need with glasses

Subscriber onlyStudents throughout the School District will have a better chance for academic success now that they can get eye doctor appointments, glasses and repairs free of charge.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Low-risk psych calls increase

Subscriber onlyFirst-responders are worried an increasing number of psychiatric calls in Northwest Arkansas will tax emergency resources.

Trial set to begin for 3rd man charged in Arkansas gang killing

Subscriber only The third of four Slanga 96 gang members charged in the slaying of a rival gang member in January is scheduled to go on trial Monday in Sebastian County Circuit Court.

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1.5 million wreaths placed to honor fallen; Arkansas companies help haul evergreen ornaments

Subscriber onlyEight days before Christmas, holiday wreaths now adorn nearly a quarter-million grave markers at the nation's most famous military cemetery.

Northwest Arkansas school districts eye seventh-grade athletics

Subscriber onlyEfforts to launch seventh-grade sports programs are gaining momentum in some of Northwest Arkansas' largest school districts.


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Northwest Arkansas' Case Dighero to launch consulting firm

Subscriber onlyLong-time chef, writer and events coordinator Case Dighero is in the process of launching a consulting firm that will focus on independent projects similar to ones he's built his career on.

Opinion

NWA editorial: Finally, it's unanimous

Subscriber onlyIn the Bible's New Testament, Jesus tells a parable about a man who hires laborers for his vineyard at the start of the day. Four more times during that day -- in the third, sixth, ninth and, finally, 11th hour -- the man hires additional laborers for the promise of a fair wage.

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China's textile industry looks at bacteria for water cleanup

Subscriber onlyIn a Hong Kong laboratory, researchers are working with one of the world's biggest cloth makers to improve its production process using a special ingredient: bacteria.