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Senate bill could end Arkansas Works, restrict Medicaid growth

Subscriber onlyTens of thousands of Northwest Arkansans and many more across the state could lose their health insurance under the Senate version of a Republican health care bill. Continue reading...

Senate health bill would bar Marshall Islanders from insurance marketplace

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas' Pacific Islanders would lose access to government assistance for health coverage under a Senate Republican bill revealed Thursday, an immigration attorney said. Continue reading...

Career success doesn't require degrees, Springdale teachers and officials say

Subscriber onlyA college degree isn't the only path to a successful and fulfilling career, business leaders, economists and educators across Northwest Arkansas say. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Council brings in new CEO after 10-month search

Subscriber only An Arkansas native with government experience in Washington, D.C., and California will return home to head the Northwest Arkansas Council, the group announced Tuesday. Continue reading...

Arkansas native to head Northwest Arkansas Council

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE — Nelson Peacock was named as the Northwest Arkansas Council president Tuesday during a press conference in Springdale. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas schools train more nurses in more ways to meet need

Subscriber onlyTraining for Northwest Arkansas' nurses is changing to try to meet the region's growing needs and head off a looming shortage, nurses and other experts say. Continue reading...

Health care field needs islanders, offers opportunities, students told

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Northwest Arkansas' growing Pacific Islander community needs more of its own members wearing nurse scrubs, medic uniforms and the white lab coats of doctors and pharmacists, community leaders said this weekend. Continue reading...

Low unemployment in Northwest Arkansas falls lower still

Subscriber onlyThe extraordinarily low unemployment rate that draws thousands of newcomers to Northwest Arkansas and could be lifting wages is approaching record levels, new federal data show. Continue reading...

Medical marijuana brings new hopes, new risks to Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe changes medical marijuana brings to Arkansas will likely be less widespread than advocates hope or opponents fear, at least at first, recent history and research suggest. Continue reading...

VIDEO: California man led Northwest Arkansas meth ring from prison, officials say

Subscriber onlyA California man who coordinated the shipment and sale of methamphetamine in Northwest Arkansas and elsewhere from prison was sentenced to 20 more years in federal prison this week, U.S. officials announced Thursday. Continue reading...

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Susan Sullivan (from left) and Angie King of Fayetteville and Lee Ann Dedmon of Lowell share a laugh...

Susan Sullivan (from left) and Angie King of Fayetteville and Lee Ann Dedmon of Lowell share a laugh Wednesday during an evening h...

Published: June 26, 2016

Sunlight falls on clumps of rice cutgrass Wednesday in one of a handful of ponds in the Kessler Moun...

Sunlight falls on clumps of rice cutgrass Wednesday in one of a handful of ponds in the Kessler Mountain nature preserve in southw...

Published: April 11, 2016

Fayetteville residents at Monday evening's Ward 4 meeting applaud a resident's call for Alderman Joh...

Fayetteville residents at Monday evening's Ward 4 meeting applaud a resident's call for Alderman John La Tour to resign after a re...

Published: March 29, 2016

Ella Kraft, a 10-year-old 4-H member, tends to her Nubian goats at her grandmother’s house east of F...

Ella Kraft, a 10-year-old 4-H member, tends to her Nubian goats at her grandmother’s house east of Fayetteville on June 25 in prep...

Published: August 31, 2015

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