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UAMS Northwest programs focus on Marshallese

Subscriber onlyHealth care providers have created several programs to take care of the people from the Marshall Islands who have moved to Northwest Arkansas. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest in Fayetteville estimates from 10,000 to 14,000 Marshallese live in the region. Continue reading...

Bunky and his buffalo

Springdale act named to rodeo hall of fame

Subscriber onlyTraining a bison -- more commonly called a buffalo -- to jump through a hoop of fire. Teaching chickens to play Tic-Tac-Toe. Traveling the continent with 200 farm animals. These are the things that make Bunky Boger of Springdale unique and got him elected last year into the Rodeo Historical Society Hall of Fame. Continue reading...

Springdale OKs building use for produce distribution center

Subscriber onlyFamilies unsure of their next meals may enjoy healthier options as they supplement their needs at local food banks and meal programs. Continue reading...

City council ready to start work on bond projects

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- City officials reacted quickly to the voters' approval of $220 million of bond improvements for the city. The City Council -- working through its committees -- advanced a resolution Monday night that gives city staff the authority to get started on projects and reimburse city coffers when money is received from sale of the bonds. The full council will vote on the resolution during its regular meeting Feb. 27. Continue reading...

Voters OK Springdale bond issue

Revenue to fund projects from roads to parks

Subscriber only Voters gave the green light Tuesday to a $224.6 million bond issue to pay for projects from roads to a new animal shelter. None of the six questions on the ballot received less than 74 percent support. Continue reading...

Yard waste collection slated for Monday in Springdale

Subscriber onlyAs residents work to keep their yards neat, so will Waste Management, the company collecting Springdale's trash, recyclables and yard waste. Continue reading...

Springdale seeks bond issue

Nearly $180M in projects on tap if voters grant approval

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE — The city of Springdale plans to proceed with almost $180 million in projects if voters approve a bond issue Tuesday. Continue reading...

Voters to decide if tax will stay

Subscriber onlyEditor’s Note: This is the last in a six-part series on the proposed Springdale bond issue. For previous stories, visit nwadg.com . Continue reading...

Springdale to consider increasing transit payment

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Ozark Regional Transit will continue at full service for a few more weeks in Springdale as the City Council seeks options. Continue reading...

Bond would pay for Springdale buildings

Subscriber onlyThe detective division of the Police Department sits a block from the main office. The evidence locker is off-site as well. Continue reading...

City hopes bonds will build roads

Subscriber onlySuzanne Cartwright gets a lot of windshield time. She drives her four children to four schools and herself to a fifth, where she works as a counselor. She taxis the kids after school to dance lessons, theatrical rehearsals, softball games, cheer-leading practice and church groups. Continue reading...

Springdale approves incentive for Rockline

Subscriber only The Springdale City Council voted 7-0 Tuesday night to approve an investment tax incentive for Rockline Industries. Continue reading...

Major park projects part of bond issue

Walking trails, pond, dog area planned for new park

Subscriber onlyEditor’s Note: This is the third in a six-part series on the proposed Springdale bond issue. For previous stories, visit nwadg.com . Continue reading...

Council hears report on Springdale's Rabbit Foot Lodge repair

Subscriber onlyA plan might make the former home of Sen. J. William Fulbright habitable again. Continue reading...

Springdale bond proposal brings hope for quicker emergency response

Subscriber only Andrea Lampe-Welch looks forward to working with a team to care for her son, Grady. The 10-year-old suffers from lissencephaly or "smooth brain," meaning parts of his brain lack normal folds. Continue reading...