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Homeless camp closure brings mixed results, new energy to service providers

Subscriber onlyA camp of about 100 homeless people, likely the largest in the region, is gone. The people are still around, and the work to house them and more than 1,000 others continues, service groups and campers said. Continue reading...

Centers partner to improve care for assault victims

Subscriber onlyThree centers and a health system in Northwest Arkansas have partnered to provide better care for victims of sexual assault. Continue reading...

Springdale district sees enrollment fall in some schools, rise in others

Subscriber onlyThe School District has more students enrolled than ever, but some of its schools have seen student numbers fall from last year, district officials said at Tuesday's School Board meeting. Continue reading...

Leaders' guilty pleas cast shadow over longstanding establishments

Subscriber only Two longstanding family establishments might outlast the public corruption scandal that brought convictions of their current or former leaders. Continue reading...

Fayetteville Ward 2 candidates offer distinct visions for job

Subscriber onlyThe city's three candidates to represent Ward 2 on the City Council told a small crowd Wednesday they'd take dramatically different tacks on the job. Continue reading...

Homelessness battle fought by Samaritan's open door

Subscriber onlyA little piece of Northwest Arkansas' region-wide push to end homelessness is in Tiffany Myers' south Fayetteville apartment. Continue reading...

Refugees seek higher education

Subscriber onlyA pair of refugee siblings in Northwest Arkansas have begun post-secondary education, a first among the more than 100 refugees who have come to the area in the past two years. Continue reading...

Springdale district buys 56 acres near schools for future needs

Subscriber onlyThe School District doubled the land it owns around Sonora Middle and Elementary schools for future needs on the east side of town. Continue reading...

NW Arkansas group working to keep Marshallese families together

Subscriber onlyA Marshall Islander community organization has started a program to help kids who are put up for adoption stay with extended family members nearby rather than going to non-Marshallese families somewhere else. Continue reading...

Marshallese coalition begins adoption program to keep kids within families

Subscriber onlyA Marshall Islander community organization has started a program to help kids who are put up for adoption stay with extended family members nearby rather than going to non-Marshallese families somewhere else. Continue reading...

Washington Regional scales back pediatric care after Children's Hospital opening

Subscriber onlyWashington Regional Medical Center is the second hospital in the area to drop inpatient pediatric services since the arrival of Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital. Continue reading...

Camp eviction filling shelters

Salvation Army loosens rules, seeks donations, volunteers

Subscriber onlyService organizations responding to the homeless camp eviction in the south part of town are welcoming donations and volunteers. Continue reading...

Walton project pushes diversity in NW region

Subscriber onlyThe Walmart and Walton Family foundations are kicking in millions of dollars for the push to make Northwest Arkansas a welcoming place for people of all backgrounds. Continue reading...

Fayetteville service groups seek donations for homelessness fight

Subscriber only Service organizations responding to the homeless camp eviction in the south part of town are welcoming donations and volunteers. Continue reading...

Walton-backed, $2.5M program aims for inclusion in diversifying region

Subscriber onlyThe Walmart and Walton Family foundations are kicking in millions of dollars for the push to make Northwest Arkansas a welcoming place for people of all backgrounds. Continue reading...

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