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.
Since Sept. 1, many Arkansas tobacco users and businesses were forced to adjust to a new law that seeks to curb the use of tobacco by youth.
A suspect in a shooting near Blue Top Liquor last night has barricaded inside a Lakeside Village apartment.
City council members voted to add a graduate student leader to the Town and Gown Committee.
A driver hit a bicyclist with his truck Tuesday morning.
A Woodland Junior High School student was diagnosed with whooping cough, a highly contagious respiratory tract infection.
Warmer winters caused by climate change may lead to an increase of ticks and tick-borne diseases.
Several apartment buildings in Fayetteville do not have recyclable drop-off sites, making residents use one of two designated drop-off centers in Fayetteville to recycle.
The first time she ever came back to visit campus to see her name, she found it marred with chewing gum. She, and several other alumni, were surprised by the lack of care given to Senior Walk.
A car crash injured five people at Baba Boudan’s Espresso.
Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting that left one dead and another wounded on Leverett Avenue on Thursday night.
A 17-year-old driver who struck and killed a student in a distracted driving collision will not face any felony charges.
Police are searching for the suspect in a shooting Wednesday that injured one person.
Officials have confirmed that three cases of mumps, a viral illness transmitted by respiratory droplets and saliva, have been identified at the UofA.
At the annual Northwest Arkansas Women’s March, people gathered to raise awareness of women’s rights issues.
The Arkansas Supreme Court struck down Fayetteville’s 2015 non-discrimination ordinance, which banned workplace discrimination based on sexuality or gender.
Workers will install solar panels at two Fayetteville wastewater plants in March, converting the energy-consuming facilities to green power.