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.
FPD officers are investigating an apparent suicide by hanging after a passerby found a dead body Monday in south Fayetteville.
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.
Members of the Northwest Arkansas transgender community and their allies will gather at the Fayetteville Town Center 6 p.m. Sunday to pay tribute to transgender people who have died from violence in 2019.
Fayetteville officials have reached 72% of their goal to have 100% clean energy in local government buildings through newly installed solar panels at Fayetteville wastewater treatment plants.
A Native American R&B singer will speak and perform at the Fayetteville Public Library, the Faulkner Arts Center and the Walton Arts Center through Nov. 14-16.
A petition to halt the development of a historic property in Fayetteville has gained more than 4,000 signatures after a concerned resident decided to get involved.
Mayor Lioneld Jordan spoke to students, staff and community members about sustainability in Fayetteville on Nov. 6.
Fayetteville city council members voted unanimously Nov. 5 to ban single-use Styrofoam products.
Improvements to Old Wire Road near Gully Park include a two-way bike track, a pedestrian walkway and a wheelchair-accessible sidewalk.
The Runway Bike Park in Springdale, Arkansas celebrated its one-year anniversary Nov. 3.
The majority of Northwest Arkansas residents are satisfied with local schools, but some believe more school choices would improve local education.
The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art had an 8% attendance rate increase from 2015-2018, while The Jone
The use of outdoor recreation amenities by NWA residents has increased, according to the 2019 Walton Family Foundation Quality of Life Survey.
Climate change has caused some members of the community to experience eco-anxiety.
Panelists, including Arkansas Rep. Nicole Clowney, spoke Oct. 28 about modern feminism following a film screening in Bentonville.
The New Beginnings Bridge Housing Community will not open before winter 2019 as planned.
Local women and students participate in a women-focused Krav Maga class to learn self-defense and prevent future attacks.
A Fayetteville chef will open his first restaurant December in a renovated historic building.
A new chapter of the Salvation Army Echelon service program is recruiting members in Northwest Arkansas.
An addition to Bentonville’s Citizens Park provides an inclusive space for children with mental and physical disabilities.
JJ’s Beer Garden and Brewing Co. will reopen in early 2020 after closing for renovations.
A body discovered on UA property Wednesday has been identified as a 61-year-old man reported missing Oct. 2.
The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks presented its first VA Benefits Awareness Day.
A roundabout project at Fulbright Expressway, Shiloh Drive and Steele Boulevard will take around 2 years to complete.
Fayetteville residents objected to some Bikes, Blues and BBQ vendors selling merchandise featuring hate symbols.
Stress, withdrawal symptoms and weight gain hinder progress for some students trying to quit smoking.
A senate bill drafted Sept. 16 would place a 16% tax on e-cigarette products.
Students who vape do not think tighter regulations on flavored vape juice sales will halt consumption of the products.
Fayetteville crimes related to criminal mischief, alcohol and traffic accidents have increased.
A new advocate seeks to increase awareness of sexual assault in the Marshallese community.
NWA activists marched Sept. 27 in a local climate strike on the Fayetteville Historic Square.
Northwest Arkansas residents crowded downtown Fayetteville on Friday morning as they joined protesters worldwide in the Global Climate Strike.
A survey released Sept. 12 shows NWA residents reported high qualities of life and general happiness, while also indicating more use of local amenities.
UA police officers arrested two students and six people not affiliated with the university and received a report of rape from Sept. 13 to Sept. 19.
The fourth annual Botanical Garden of the Ozarks International Festival celebrated a dozen different countries’ cultures.