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Grants benefit wide variety of Springdale school programs

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Almost $12,000 in classroom grants will go toward programs in robotics, biofuel engineering, music and journalism throughout the Springdale School District, several teachers told the School Board on Monday evening. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas hears of housing concerns

Costs will become issue, panelists say

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas is showing the early signs of an affordable-housing shortage but can avoid a full crisis if its people can work together now, local and national experts said this weekend. Continue reading...

Affordable housing must be priority for Northwest Arkansas, experts say

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas is showing early signs of an affordable housing shortage but can avoid a full crisis if its people can work together now, local and national experts said this weekend. Continue reading...

Making Northwest Arkansas walkable will bring benefits, require change, expert says

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas has a good start on making its city centers walkable and bikeable but must progress further and in new directions to become truly pedestrian-friendly, an urban planning expert said Wednesday evening. Continue reading...

Hospital’s new CEO makes growth priority

Subscriber only Washington Regional Medical Center’s new CEO wants the not-for-profit health system to be the best place to give and receive health care even as the region needs more and more of it. Continue reading...

Some Puerto Ricans displaced after Maria make new start in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyRandy Serrano remembers his house shaking as Hurricane Maria roared outside. The wind, near 150 mph, pulled and pried at all of the doors and metal window shutters, like invisible thieves on all sides trying to break in. Continue reading...

Puerto Ricans migrate to U.S. after Maria, including to Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyRandy Serrano remembers his entire house shaking as Hurricane Maria roared outside. The wind, near 150 mph, pulled and pried at all of the doors and metal window shutters, invisible thieves on all sides trying to break in. Continue reading...

University economist gives region, state rosy 2018 economic forecast

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas and the rest of the state can expect a healthy economic year with thousands of new jobs created, a regional economist said Friday. Continue reading...

NWA taking homeless census

Nonprofit groups say process helps with applying for grants

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas is taking a census of its homelessness as local nonprofit groups deploy new tools to fix the problem. Continue reading...

Springdale students use technology to give first grader arm prosthesis

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Students have once again used technology courses and district equipment to help one of their own. Continue reading...

Springdale children's hospital gains $1 million endowment from Tyson foundation

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The Tyson Family Foundation will give $1 million to Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital to establish an endowment, the foundation announced Friday. Continue reading...

Springdale children's hospital gains $1M endowment from Tyson foundation

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The Tyson Family Foundation will give $1 million to Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital to establish an endowment, the foundation announced today. Continue reading...

Feds award housing grants to Northwest Arkansas groups

Subscriber onlyThe federal government is sending hundreds of thousands of dollars to Northwest Arkansas groups fighting homelessness. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas leaders tout the benefits of diversity and inclusion of minorities

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas' increasingly mixed and diverse community helps its economy stay strong and its quality of life high, a panel of experts from Tyson Foods, Wal-Mart and the University of Arkansas said Tuesday. Continue reading...

Local Salvadorans face hard choices after temporary permits end

Subscriber onlyThousands of people who left violence and other problems in El Salvador live in Northwest Arkansas. Now some might have to leave. Continue reading...

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