They have only hosted one meeting, but a new student organization at Van Buren High School is already making waves after more than 60 students attended the first meeting of the Secular Student Alliance (SSA) – the only such alliance among
The committee tasked with assessing the student demand and community interest for a proposed sanctioned sports program at NorthWest Arkansas Community College hit some opposition from the college administration and faculty at its monthly meeting Oct. 16 in Bentonville.
After 27 years of affiliation with the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and the university’s earlier iterations, the Leadership Fort Smith Program will operate as a program of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce beginning June 30, 2015.
The car sharing service Uber has been a thorn in the side of Fayetteville officials since its introduction to the Northwest Arkansas market earlier this year, with Fayetteville police issuing citations to drivers operating ride shares for the comp
The Fort Smith Board of Directors and the Sebastian County Quorum Court toured the still under construction Ben Geren Aquatics Center Thursday (Oct. 9) and received an update on a proposed operating agreement with American Resort Management.
Pensions for police officers and firefighters in Fort Smith are costing the city of Fort Smith large sums of money each year. And the city fund responsible for paying into the system is projected to go broke sometime in 2019.
Necessary but often frustrating road work, significant investments in downtown areas, important quality of life improvements and workforce training are essential elements of the ongoing transformation of Northwest Arkansas, according to area mayors.
The plume of potentially cancer-causing trichloroethylene (TCE) found under the former Whirlpool manufacturing facility and an adjoining neighborhood in South Fort Smith could be spreading in the area near the near a Boys and Girls Club location.
One of the largest Interstate 49 work projects outside of the Bella Vista and North Springdale bypasses will be up to $65 million in major improvements on the Highway 112 and I-49 interchange extending 2.5 miles from Porter Road to the Fulbright Expressway in North Fayetteville.
For the third month in a row, Fort Smith sales tax collections have surpassed the same month last year. But even with the increase in revenues, sales tax receipts are still below expectations for the year.
Ground was broken Wednesday (Sept. 24) on the U.S. Marshals Museum along the banks of the Arkansas River near downtown Fort Smith, an important step in moving the museum from a dream and concept to a reality.
The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith introduced a variety programs Tuesday (Sept. 23) at its Board of Visitors meeting that it said would protect students from sexual assault and domestic violence.