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UAMS Northwest physical therapy program's first students earn doctorates

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas's first physical therapy doctoral students graduate this week. Continue reading...

Springdale high school principals move to new positions

Subscriber onlyThe School District's three high schools will need new principals for next school year. Continue reading...

Northwest plans standalone ER in southwest Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Health could build a freestanding emergency department in southwest Fayetteville under a plan awaiting city planner approval. Continue reading...

Rogers mayor unveils "vitally important" $180 million bond proposal

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- The city could build a fire station, a 70-acre park on its west side, east-west roads with interstate overpasses and other improvements around town under a proposed $180 million bond issue. Continue reading...

Prairie Grove hires Springdale High School's Joenks for district post

Springdale High School principal Pete Joenks is taking a job as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction in Prairie Grove, officials with the larger district said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Springdale buys land in southeast for elementary school, names teacher of year

The School District has a site for its next elementary school following the board's vote Tuesday. Continue reading...

Incumbent faces primary challenge

Two square off for state House seat

Subscriber onlyVoters in Lowell and surrounding cities will choose their Republican candidate for Arkansas House District 90 this month. Continue reading...

Fayetteville alderman, activist face off in Democrat primary for House

Voters who live downtown and in the northwest part of town will choose which Democrat will represent them in the Arkansas House. Continue reading...

Republican primary candidates for Bentonville race focus on education

BENTONVILLE -- A state representative and his challenger in this month's Republican primary said they want to expand and improve career education in Arkansas. Continue reading...

State senate candidates tout conservative records, criticize one another

Two well-known Arkansas conservatives are facing off to become the Republican Party's candidate in the state Senate District 5 election. Continue reading...

District 91 Republican candidates differ on best way to help state

A newcomer hopes to replace a three-term Arkansas House member in District 91 in the approaching Republican primary. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas black women leaders unite for service and connection

Members of a new service and social organization for African-American women in Northwest Arkansas say it will help make the region a better home for minority groups and the overall public. Continue reading...

Experts offer advice on building NW transit system

Subscriber onlyCreating a useful, popular transit system in Northwest Arkansas will take patience and the joint efforts of the businesses, schools and community groups that stand to benefit, outside experts told residents and local officials last week. Continue reading...

Census change sparks undercount fears, with dollars and representation on line

Past U.S. Census Bureau surveys likely missed hundreds, perhaps thousands of minority Northwest Arkansas residents, according to the bureau and local research. Some researchers said an added question on citizenship to the 2020 census could push the missing number higher. Continue reading...

Usable transit system takes time, wide-ranging cooperation, experts say

ROGERS -- Creating a useful, popular transit system in Northwest Arkansas will take patience and the joined efforts of the businesses, schools and community groups that stand to benefit, two outside experts told local residents and officials this week. Continue reading...