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  • NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVID GOTTSCHALK  Kathleen McGill (right) and David Howard are visible Wednesday, January 6, 2016 during a Spin-A-Round meeting of the Wool and Wheel Handspinners Guild at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. The group meets every first Wednesday of the month at the park and every third Saturday at Ozark Folkways in Winslow.

    Local museums

    Bella Vista Historical Museum bellavistamuseum.org 1885 Bella Vista Way, Bella Vista (479) 855-2335 Local history Gravette Historical Museum gravettear.com/#!museum/ckfu 503 SE Charlotte St., Gravette (479) 787-7334 History, WWI and WWII… Continue reading

     
  • Kenny Chesney performs on Thursday June 2, 2016 at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers during his Spread the Love Tour.

    Performing arts in Northwest Arkansas

    By Derek Oxford NWA Democrat-Gazette For Northwest Arkansas residents, music and theater options are not in short supply. Walton Arts Center The Walton Arts Center has been a cultural center… Continue reading

     
  • Casino Directory

    Cherokee Casino West Siloam Springs, Okla. cherokeecasino.com The renovated 50,000-square-foot casino displays 900 electronic slot machines; 12-table poker room with Texas Hold Em; Pai Gow poker; Omaha poker and seven-card… Continue reading

     
  • Escape to Indigo Sky

    Escape to Indigo Sky

    Indigo Sky Casino, formerly Bordertown Casino, has established itself as one of the best casinos in the area and was nominated as one of the Best of the Best casinos… Continue reading

     
  • Plant the seed: Northwest Arkansas abounds with farmers markets

    Plant the seed: Northwest Arkansas abounds with farmers markets

    Northwest Arkansas may be morphing into a bustling metropolitan area with more than 500,000 people, but its roots are still firmly entrenched in rural farmers who lived before Walmart and… Continue reading

     
 

Healthcare

  • Area hospitals have much to offer patients

    Area hospitals have much to offer patients

    By Derek Oxford NWA Democrat-Gazette When it comes to health care in Northwest Arkansas, residents can breathe easy. Mercy Northwest Arkansas Having been a fixture in the community since 1951,… Continue reading

     
  • Northwest Arkansas hospitals

    Behavioral Health Unit 609 W. Maple Ave., Springdale Phone: (479) 750-2742 Website: psychiatry.uams.edu/PRINW/ Beds: 28 Opened: 2009 Owner: Partnership among the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Psychiatric Research Institute-Northwest,… Continue reading

     
  • Washington Regional: Working for patients, community

    Each day the physicians, nurses and staff members at Washington Regional work together to make amazing things happen for the community. Their commitment to providing patient-centered care remains true despite… Continue reading

     
  • NWA hospitals provide top notch health care

    NWA hospitals provide top notch health care

    When it comes to health care in Northwest Arkansas, patients are well taken care of. The three biggest hospitals — Mercy Northwest Arkansas, Northwest Medical Center and Washington Regional Medical… Continue reading

     
  • Massage Envy now operates two locations

    Massage Envy in Northwest Arkansas is owned by Michael and Ana Thelma Harris and first opened in October 2007 in the Tuscany Square Shopping Center off Pleasant Grove Road in… Continue reading

     
 

Outdoor

  • NWA Democrat-Gazette/FLIP PUTTHOFF 
MILESTONE FOR MARKET
Michele Pigeon (cq) (center) talks with customers at her flower booth Saturday April 23, 2016 at the Bentonville Farmers Market on the city square. The market opened for its 40th season on Saturday with produce, flowers, hand-made clothing and furniture, music and more. The market is held every Saturday through October from 7:30 a.m., to 1 p.m.

    Farmers Markets

    Northwest Arkansas is getting bigger, but its roots are still in rural farmers who lived before Walmart and Tyson Foods put the area on the map. Many people prefer the… Continue reading

     
  • NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANTHONY REYES ‚Ä¢ @NWATONYR
Kids can amuse themselves for hours along a creek bank by fishing, skipping rocks, looking for crawdads and exploring. Lucio Reyes, 6, tries his luck May 6, 2016 at Kyle's Landing along the Buffalo River.

    Outdoor activities plentiful in NWA

    NWA Democrat-Gazette Few places in America offer outdoors lovers more to do and more places to do it than Northwest Arkansas. From tiny creeks to mammoth reservoirs, cozy parks to… Continue reading

     
 

Sports & Leisure

  • NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW
Zach Campbell (left) and Eleanor Eichmann, Leverett Elementary 3rd graders,  share a dance with University of Arkansas mascot Sue E. Friday April 8, 2016,  during an ice cream social for the Book Hogs at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.   Students earned the party and a chance to meet athletes, mascots, cheerleaders and band members by winning a reading contest where students had to read 360 minutes in February. Book Hogs is sponsored by AT&T, the Arkansas Razorbacks, and the Fayetteville Public Education Foundation.

    NWA rallies behind the Hogs

    By Derek Oxford NWA Democrat-Gazette Arkansas didn’t have quite as successful a year in 2015-16 as it had in 2014-15, which saw the football team win a bowl game, the… Continue reading

     
  • NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER -The Razorback squad calls the Hogs with fans Sunday June 7, 2015 after they beat Missouri State 3-2 to advance to the College World Series in Omaha.

    Woo Pig!

    The Arkansas Razorbacks enjoyed a stellar year in 2014-15, which started with the football team achieving bowl eligibility for the first time since the 2011 team won the AT&T Cotton… Continue reading

     
  • Out & about

    Out & about

    Few places in America offers outdoors lovers more to do and more places to do it than Northwest Arkansas. From tiny creeks to mammoth reservoirs, cozy parks to sprawling woods,… Continue reading

     
  • Options abound for outdoor fun

    Options abound for outdoor fun

    Northwest Arkansas has plenty of options for recreation, especially outdoors, thanks to the scenic beauty of the Boston Mountains and the Ozark National Forest. The easiest way to swim is… Continue reading

     
  • Unique teams: Rugby, ultimate frisbee looking to catch on locally

    Unique teams: Rugby, ultimate frisbee looking to catch on locally

    The Arkansas Gryphons are trying to drum up interest and support in Northwest Arkansas for its rugby club, which started in 2007 when some former University of Arkansas rugby players… Continue reading