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Bucks For Bikers — And Walkers

Regional trails benefit from state money RON WOOD rwood@nwadg.com Several trail projects in Northwest Arkansas, including Decatur’s Veteran’s Trail and one at Devil’s Den State Park, are getting a share

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Charities In State Feeling The Pinch

Finances drying up, a study finds Bill Bowden Special to The Free Weekly Many Arkansas nonprofits are struggling, according to a new study. One respondent said she needed grants to

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‘Wild West-Style Parking’?

Planning Commission looks at FHS needs STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com At least 40 parking spaces have been secured for Fayetteville High School students for the remainder of the school year. The

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Public school enrollment tops 87,000

DAVE PEROZEK dperozek@nwadg.com Springdale’s Hellstern Middle School is home to about 1,000 sixth- and seventh-graders. That’s almost as many as the building can handle. The school uses commons areas for

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Is More More Or Less?

Design standards for subdivisions spark discussions STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com Fayetteville planning commissioners say denser subdivisions will be better off with additional design standards, while developers worry the city will overstep

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Homeless life is harder when temperatures fall STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com The coming of winter means extra preparation for the organizations serving homeless residents, but with the region’s largest campsite cleared

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Better Or Worse?

Residents, council disagree on change in zoning STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com An approved rezoning falls in line with the city’s land use plans and likely won’t adversely affect the lives of

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More Is Better?

Changes allowed to Mount Kessler resort plan STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com FAYETTEVILLE — A plan for a luxury recreational vehicle resort near Kessler Mountain will be able to accommodate more camping

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Going Up!

Fayetteville officials get glimpse of new TheatreSquared STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com The team behind the new TheatreSquared wants the 50,000-square-foot, three-level center to catch the eye and immerse visitors the moment

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Sweet Home Arkansas

Communities climb on to rev up rally ride BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com This is just Tommy Sisemore’s third year at the helm of Bikes, Blues & BBQ, but he’s an old