As of June 17, active COVID-19 cases have risen nearly 70% statewide; of these cases, 38.9% are in Northwest Arkansas.
As Arkansas tops 10,000 COVID-19 cases and Washington County tops 1,200, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said the second phase of statewide reopening will proceed as planned Monday.
Thousands of Northwest Arkansans gathered in downtown Fayetteville Tuesday to mourn the killing of George Floyd and peacefully protest systemic racism and police brutality.
Two UA students were expelled from Sigma Chi after a video circulated social media appearing to show them mocking the killing of George Floyd.
Some city park amenities and all recreational pool facilities statewide will be permitted to reopen at partial capacity and with restrictions Friday.
Arkansas restaurants will be permitted to reopen their dining rooms at 33% of normal guest capacity May 11, with mandatory procedures for mask wearing, cleaning and social distancing.
A drive-through COVID-19 testing site in Bentonville has opened testing to anyone showing symptoms of the respiratory disease, by appointment only.
Local companies have donated time and money to provide NWA healthcare workers with protective boxes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus during treatment procedures.
To provide economic relief to local businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, city officials have delayed the implementation of a ban on single-use polystyrene containers.
Many local small businesses have temporarily closed their doors to the public to halt the spread of COVID-19, resulting in many business owners having to lay off their staff.
The City of Fayetteville confirmed Wednesday that a Fayetteville resident received the first presumptive positive test for COVID-19 in Washington County.
Arkansas public schools will close Tuesday to allow the state health department to catch up on coronavirus testing.
Some students and professors think the STEM community overlooks transgender and non-binary people, especially in research.
The Fayetteville City Council is preparing to vote on implementing a 10-cent-per-bag fee in grocery stores over 10,000 square feet, hoping to encourage sustainability.
CDP Worldwide listed Fayetteville as an “A list” city in February among 104 more global cities significantly addressing climate change.
Fayetteville officials expanded a bounty on invasive species to remove the plants from the area and educate the public.
UAYD members volunteering on several Democratic campaigns are gearing up for Tuesday’s presidential primary, hoping to convince their fellow Northwest Arkansans to support their chosen candidates.
The dawn redwood tree at Wilson Park, the largest of its kind in Arkansas, will be awarded a plaque at a ceremony in April.
Fayetteville’s 29th-annual Fat Saturday Parade of Fools featured colorful floats, Brazilian dancers, roller derby racers and costumed dogs.
Renovation and expansion projects at the Fayetteville Public Library and David W. Mullins Library are on schedule for their respective completion dates of Oct. 9 and summer 2021.
NWA Space, a local non-profit organization, plans to build a planetarium and observatory in Lowell, Arkansas.
FPD officers arrested 12 people on felony charges between Jan. 10-16.
The Northwest Arkansas Continuum of Care organization tested a new app in their 2020 survey of the homeless population in NWA.
Rogers and Springdale approved free bus rides through Ozark Regional Transit on Jan. 1.
Students and Fayetteville residents marched through downtown Fayetteville on Jan. 25 to protest war with Iran.
NWA Children’s Shelter officials are opening a charter school in August offering kindergarten through third grade for kids who have experienced trauma.
ASG senators unanimously passed a proclamation Tuesday honoring the service of FPD Officer Stephen Carr.
City council members voted Tuesday to implement a parking deck near Arsaga’s at the Depot.
Arrests and violent crimes decreased in 2019, according to the Fayetteville Police Department’s summary report.
Fayetteville officials will be decreasing service charges for recycling programs, building bike trails and implementing other sustainable practices in 2020.
Following the 2018 election year, wherein women ran for office in record numbers, many local women are increasing their political involvement and supporting other female candidates.
Workers are on track to finish renovations at 430 W. Dickson St. by summer 2020.
Northwest Arkansas Center for Sexual Assault expands outreach effort after hiring new executive director.
Ozark Natural Foods Co-Op will rebrand and move to a new location in April 2020.
At a TEDxFayettevilleWomen livestream event, 45 people watched speakers from around the world share their experiences.
Fayetteville Police Department officials have identified both the police officer and suspect who died in Saturday’s shooting near the Fayetteville Downtown Square.
A suspect shot and killed an FPD officer near the Fayetteville Downtown Square on Saturday night.
Fayetteville Police Department officers confirmed a shooting on the Fayetteville Square after receiving a report of a shooting at 9:41 p.m.
Two local food pantries use community donations to provide resources to Washington County pet-owners struggling with to care for their animals.
Thanksgiving events for LGBTQ people, through the organizations NWA Equality and C4 Nightclub & Lounge, offered a traditional celebration for all.
Fayetteville’s newest medical marijuana dispensary serves 22 strains of cannabis, competing with three other dispensaries in Northwest Arkansas.
The Arkansas Department of Health confirmed nine cases of mumps on campus.
Grit Mountain Biking Festival, a three-day mountain biking festival from Nov. 15-17, offered women and non-binary people a chance to ride and share experiences.
At least 331 transgender and gender-nonconforming people were killed worldwide between Oct. 1, 2018, and Sept. 30, 2019.