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Drift down lazy river

Subscriber onlyWhen tinges of color appear in the trees and mornings turn brisk and refreshing, paddlers who ply the Ozarks' streams begin thinking about a fall foliage float. Continue reading...

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Bentonville students swing shotguns hunter ed finale

Subscriber onlyClay birds flew through the air with the greatest of ease, but didn't get far once a young shooter raised a shotgun and fired. Continue reading...

Fall prime Pea Ridge battlefield bike ride

Subscriber onlyBird songs and the gentle hum of tires on pavement have replaced the roar of Civil War cannons at Pea Ridge National Military Park. Continue reading...

Study keeps tabs on Beaver Lake catfish

Subscriber onlyThere's more than one way to catch a catfish. Trotlines, limb lines, jug fishing, rod and reel, even catching them by hand, all put old whiskers in the boat or on the bank. Continue reading...

Road trip leads to Ozarks springs

Subscriber onlyCrisp weather and the vivid colors of fall are on the horizon. What better time to dig out the atlas and plan a trip to see some of the Ozarks cold, clear-flowing springs. Continue reading...

Anglers cash in on Beaver Lake feeding frenzy

Anglers catch dawn feeding frenzy

Subscriber onlySchool is back in session, and the lesson anglers learn through the summer is first light is prime time to catch black bass busting the surface looking for a meal. Continue reading...

Beaver Lake Cleanup more fun than work

Subscriber onlyThe Beaver Lake Cleanup has been around so long that some of the volunteers who'll show up Saturday weren't on the planet yet when the first cleanup was held. Continue reading...

VIDEO: Cyclists cruise creekside on Blossom Way Trail

Subscriber onlyA neat thing about the Razorback Greenway is you're heading through quiet countryside one minute. The next, you're in the middle of town. Continue reading...

Opening-day doves

Subscriber onlyA hunting trip is a sure-fire way to get kids to jump out of bed at 4 a.m. Continue reading...

Rogers rider tackles 10,000-mile motorcycle challenge

Subscriber onlyA marathon of two-wheeled travel might be the Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge that takes riders 10,000 miles around the United States in 12 days. Continue reading...

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Andrew Schweitzer, with Haas Hall Bentonville, returns a shot Tuesday Oct. 9 2018 during singles com...

Andrew Schweitzer, with Haas Hall Bentonville, returns a shot Tuesday Oct. 9 2018 during singles competition at the 2A state tenni...

Published: October 10, 2018

Visitors on Saturday look at aircraft during the opening of Thaden Fieldhouse at the Bentonville air...

Visitors on Saturday look at aircraft during the opening of Thaden Fieldhouse at the Bentonville airport. The fieldhouse along Sou...

Published: October 7, 2018

Kelly Williams, director of the FAST National Mountain Bike Patrol, crosses a creek along the Back 4...

Kelly Williams, director of the FAST National Mountain Bike Patrol, crosses a creek along the Back 40 trail system in Bella Vista....

Published: September 14, 2018

Ashby Street Outdoor plans to replace a double-stack billboard at 401 S.E. Walton Blvd., seen here o...

Ashby Street Outdoor plans to replace a double-stack billboard at 401 S.E. Walton Blvd., seen here on Saturday Aug. 25 2018, with ...

Published: August 29, 2018

Baked fish is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy the catch of the day. Baked Parmesan fish, shown ...

Baked fish is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy the catch of the day. Baked Parmesan fish, shown here using crappie filets, is ...

Published: July 31, 2018

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