Willow Heights plan in Fayetteville moves along, neighbors seek other options

Subscriber onlyMembers of the public expressed their feelings about moving residents out of public housing at Willow Heights and into a Section 8 program at Morgan Manor but the process likely will go on as planned.

Suit says city in Arkansas misused sanitation fees, took recyclables to landfill

Subscriber only- A city sanitation customer is suing the Fort Smith because she says it has improperly used sanitation fees by dumping recyclable material into the city landfill instead of recycling it.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Bentonville School District introduces new logo

Subscriber only The School District has adopted a new logo meant to represent integrity, opportunity and excellence.

Benton County Sheriff's Office opens Prairie Creek substation

Subscriber onlyThe Benton County Sheriff's Office opened a fourth substation Thursday, which will give deputies a closer base and a heightened community presence, officials said.

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Benton County seeks help for Wagon Wheel Road bridge

Subscriber onlySeeking help in replacing the outdated and overloaded Wagon Wheel Road Bridge, Benton County's justice of the peace on Thursday authorized the county to apply for federal transportation grant money.

VIDEO: Northwest Arkansas' Boys & Girls Clubs receive $650,000

Subscriber onlyAbout two dozen children from area Boys & Girls Clubs licked sticky fingers and wiped messy faces after enjoying the fruit pizzas they made at Brightwater on Thursday morning.


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Music For Miles

Subscriber onlyWe don't have to tell you that Northwest Arkansas is home for, and host of, some amazing creative talent. Our corner of the state also attracts some impressive names when it comes to nationally and internationally touring musical celebrities. But with our perfect position between some of the Midwest's biggest cities, even more famous names and concerts on a spectacular level are constantly landing just outside our borders. For those of you willing to drive just a couple hours up the road -- or even a few hours across state lines -- for a good show, this monthly calendar of major concerts happening in the region can help you decide which shows are worth your time and your gas.

Outdoors

How volunteers changed the future of trout in Arkansas rivers

A new wild trout population is taking hold on some Ozark tailwaters. Bonneville cutthroat trout provide hope that natural reproduction might be next.

Opinion

Gary Smith: Prepping for The Big Day

Subscriber onlyIf I've learned anything over the years, it's that no matter how hard people try, no one is beating time and Mother Nature. And if I ever start to doubt that, the events of the last week reinforced my earlier belief.

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Ease up, food importers tell China

Subscriber onlyBEIJING -- Food exporters including the United States and European Union are stepping up pressure on China to scale back plans for intensive inspections of imports that they say would hamper access to its fast-growing market.