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Arkansans generating solar power double, though group remains small

Subscriber onlyMore Arkansans than ever are generating their own electricity, though the financial benefit of doing so could soon change. Continue reading...

Hemp chemical available in state; Arkansas store owners say CBD avoids cannabis issues

Subscriber onlyA component of the marijuana plant is taking off in popularity around Northwest Arkansas, sellers say, though two doctors warned the substance isn't a cure-all. Continue reading...

Hemp-derived CBD takes off in Northwest Arkansas as medical marijuana lags

Subscriber onlyA component of the marijuana plant is taking off in popularity around Northwest Arkansas, sellers say, though two doctors warned the substance isn't the cure-all some might suggest. Continue reading...

University IT training program to expand with state grant

Subscriber onlyA University of Arkansas program that provides entry-level and advanced training for information technology jobs will continue its work and add courses with a $924,000 grant from the state, a school official said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Council sets out strategy for better living, economy in coming years

Subscriber onlyThe Northwest Arkansas Council unveiled more than 50 recommendations Tuesday meant to guide the region's development in the next three years in ways to improve economic activity and quality of life. Continue reading...

New director to oversee, supercharge push to end Northwest Arkansas' homelessness

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas has a full-time director to oversee the push to decrease homelessness throughout the region, which officials said will mean more people in need will get housing and other services more quickly. Continue reading...

Springdale School Board member McFetridge resigns

Subscriber only School Board secretary-treasurer Kathy McFetridge resigned Tuesday to take an "unspecified opportunity" outside the district. Continue reading...

Springdale School Board member McFetridge resigns

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- School Board secretary-treasurer Kathy McFetridge resigned her position today to take an unspecified opportunity outside of the district. Continue reading...

Work with Marshallese fuels research at UAMS Northwest

Subscriber onlyRecent recognition for work with Northwest Arkansas' Marshall Islander community is fueling research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest campus. Continue reading...

UAMS Northwest wins honors with Marshallese health care, research

Subscriber only Recent recognition for work with Northwest Arkansas' Marshall Islander community is fueling research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest campus. Continue reading...

Springdale council considers new shelter locations but puts off choice

Subscriber onlyThe search for a place to put the city's new animal shelter continues after City Council members declined to pick a favored location Tuesday. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansans urge housing options

Subscriber onlyHundreds of Northwest Arkansas residents said they want the region to have more housing that’s affordable and accessible to all and located near work, services and school. Continue reading...

Lawsuit aims to strike health protections

Subscriber onlyArkansas and federal officials have called on a Texas court to overturn the law saying health insurance companies must offer coverage to all customers regardless of their health or medical histories. Continue reading...

Business leaders urge more downtown Springdale investment

Subscriber onlyThe downtown area around Emma Avenue could be the heart of the city again with more public and private investment, several business leaders said Thursday. Continue reading...

Development set for downtown Springdale

Building to start next year on Walton-linked project of retail, restaurant, office space

Subscriber onlyA project linked to the Walton family will bring retail, restaurant and office space to downtown Emma Avenue, the developer announced Tuesday. Continue reading...