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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...

Springdale School Board hears Tyson school plans, lessons from New Zealand

Subscriber onlySchool District officials hope to have a design in hand by next month to expand the Don Tyson School of Innovation, deputy superintendent Jared Cleveland told the School Board on Tuesday. Continue reading...

Arkansas Children’s Northwest hospital gets $1M donation

Subscriber onlyThe nearly finished Arkansas Children’s Northwest hospital received another $1 million donation, the latest from the Whitaker Family Foundation, the hospital announced Thursday. Continue reading...

Arkansas Children's reaches $80 million in donations; opens for outpatient care this week

Subscriber only Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital will open its doors for outpatient care Tuesday after about two years of fundraising and construction, hospital officials announced Saturday. Continue reading...

Groups expect more refugees headed for Northwest Arkansas, but pace slows

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas likely will remain eligible to take in refugees despite U.S. State Department changes revealed last month, two advocates said in recent weeks. Continue reading...

Springdale schools prepare for Race to the Top's end, see widespread impact

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The School District is preparing for the end of a $26 million grant. Continue reading...

Whitaker foundation gives $1 million to Springdale's Arkansas Children's Northwest

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The nearly finished Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital received another $1 million donation, the latest from the Whitaker Family Foundation, the hospital announced Thursday. Continue reading...

Whitaker foundation gives $1 million to Arkansas Children's Northwest

Subscriber onlyThe nearly finished Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital received another $1 million donation, the latest from the Whitaker Family Foundation, the hospital announced Thursday. Continue reading...

Views mixed on NW Arkansas homeless center's move

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The 7 Hills Homeless Center's move to the southern part of town has done a lot of good for the area while bringing some drawbacks, members, neighbors and other city residents say. Continue reading...

South Fayetteville sees many benefits, some costs to homeless center

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The 7 Hills Homeless Center's move to the southern part of town has done a lot of good for the area while bringing some drawbacks, members, neighbors and other city residents say. Continue reading...

Groups step up homelessness fight

Subscriber onlyMichael Moore got out of jail last summer. He was homeless, unemployed and recovering from drug addiction. He often walked more than 10 miles a day from Rogers to drug court in Benton-ville or to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. He slept in a Rogers field near a KFC that gave him a job. Continue reading...

Housing remains burden for poorest

Subscriber onlyThe cost of housing is a growing burden for tens of thousands of lower-income families in Northwest Arkansas cities, leaving many of them stuck with high bills, shoddy housing, even homelessness. Continue reading...

FBI seeks information on pediatrician formerly in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe Federal Bureau of Investigation wants to hear from anyone who had contact with a pediatric surgeon who worked in Northwest Arkansas for a decade after he was charged with possessing and distributing child pornography. Continue reading...

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