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Christie Swanson

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Northwest Arkansas home sales soar as inventory shrinks

Increased sales, shrinking inventory push prices higher

Subscriber onlyLimited choices are helping Northwest Arkansas homes sell quickly. Continue reading...

Protecting Cavefish, Allowing Development are Aims of New Study

Subscriber onlyA new study says the endangered Ozark cavefish and residential development can co-exist in the Cave Springs area if steps are taken to protect water flowing underground where the fish live. Continue reading...

Revised numbers push Northwest Arkansas 2014 job growth to 10,000

Revised data increased growth by 7,000

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Revised employment numbers show Northwest Arkansas added 7,000 more jobs last year than previously thought. Continue reading...

Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center opens office at NWACC

Northwest Arkansas businesses can get help for government contracts

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Northwest Arkansas businesses looking to win a government contract can now get help locally. Continue reading...

Increasing number of Millennials changing workplace practices

Increase in young workers changes workplaces

Subscriber onlyShifting demographics in the workplace are forcing businesses and employees of all ages to adapt. Continue reading...

Plane crash survivor tells conference attendees how event shaped life

US Airways Flight survivor speaks at LeaderCon

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- A plane crash taught Dave Sanderson the meaning of mission-focused leadership. Now he hopes to share that message with people across the country. Continue reading...

Entrepreneurs fit NWA culture

Area assistance, funding opportunities increase

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas' startup community is gaining national attention. Continue reading...

A healthy destination

NWA health care providers add services, locations

Subscriber onlyDarrell Lawhon traveled 760 miles for his gastric bypass surgery. Continue reading...

Job creation key to growing Northwest Arkansas' economy, experts say

Council cites large number of younger workers as benefit to area

Subscriber onlyEmployers must continue creating jobs to help Northwest Arkansas remain one of the nation's fastest growing regions, local business leaders said. Continue reading...

Building momentum

Home construction market picks up

Subscriber onlyA growing population is fueling Northwest Arkansas' real estate market. Continue reading...

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