Lake Atalanta Park set to reopen

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Jennifer and Jason Santellan moved from California to Northwest Arkansas in 2013 and have been eagerly awaiting the renovation of Lake Atalanta Park.

Election officials expect high turnout as early voting begins

Subscriber onlyEarly voting starts today for a presidential election that Northwest Arkansas officials expect will bring exceptionally high voter turnout.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Prisons revamp rules on publicity

Subscriber onlyHoping to avoid the spectacle of reality television, Arkansas' prison board adopted a new policy this week restricting publicity access to only credentialed members of the "news media."

Assessor candidates focus on technology, customer service

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Russell Hill, the Republican incumbent, will face Democrat Carol Waddle in the general election for Washington County assessor.

  • Hollywood stars makes unscheduled stop in Little Rock

    LITTLE ROCK — An American Airlines flight from Nashville to Los Angeles with two Hollywood stars on board made an emergency landing in Little Rock after a suspicious odor was reported in the cabin.

  • Artists leave Arkansas gallery after mishap with photo

    Subscriber onlyThe Fayetteville Underground art gallery on the square looks a lot different than a couple weeks ago.

  • Benton County Marriage Licenses

    Subscriber onlyOct. 14 Harley Robert Eugene Allen, 28, and Amanda Leigh Lessley, 26, both of Siloam Springs

  • Washington County marriage licenses

    Subscriber onlyOct. 13 Ryan James Burkevich, 36, and Rachel Elizabeth Culp, 28, both of Fayetteville

  • Washington County Restaurant Inspections

    Subscriber onlyInformation is from state Health Department records. Restaurants are listed in order of inspection date. All reports are from regular food service inspections unless otherwise noted. Critical violations are defined as items relating directly to factors that lead to food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately. Noncritical violations are defined as items that relate to maintenance of food operations and cleanliness.

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Fayetteville free clinic marking 30th year

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Northwest Arkansas' only health clinic providing dentistry, primary care and other medical services at no charge to its patients turns 30 years old this month.

Benton County continues budget work

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace say they are still in the information-gathering stage of developing the county's 2017 budget.



Schwarber celebrates,awaits decision

Subscriber onlyCHICAGO -- Kyle Schwarber smiled and held his arms in the air, his teammates spraying him with champagne. The Chicago Cubs had just won their first NL pennant in 71 years, and the slugger was at the heart of the party.


Exchanges broke the chains of poverty

Subscriber onlyOne hundred years ago today, a little news item out of Minneapolis appeared on the front page of the Arkansas Gazette:


Endorsements for assessor, justices of peace

Subscriber onlyToday in our editorial board recommendation for voters, we visit the contested races within Washington County government minus the county judge.


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U.S., firm team up on project to create plane-flying robots

Subscriber onlyMANASSAS, Va. -- Think of it as the airborne cousin to the self-driving car: a robot in the cockpit to help human pilots fly passengers and cargo -- and eventually even replace them.