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Good Roads are Safe Roads Livestream Event

Good Roads are Safe Roads Livestream Event

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The Arkansas Good Roads Foundation is launching a year-long campaign to raise awareness of roadway laws for cyclists & motorists alike, ensuring safer roads for… Read More

UA receives $194.7M Walton grant to boost research; part of funding to support Bentonville ‘campus’

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The Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation says it will donate $194.7 million to the UA. The five-year grant will strengthen the university’s research initiatives and,… Read More

Survey Results Help Guide Arkansas Economic Recovery Task Force

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The Runway Group commissioned a survey of 600 Arkansans (PDF download) to assist the Arkansas Economic Recovery Task Force to better understand issues associated with… Read More
Bentonville, Arkansas Leaders Stake Claim as Mountain Biking Capital of the World™

Bentonville, Arkansas Leaders Stake Claim as Mountain Biking Capital of the World™

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Decades-Long Effort on Mountain Biking Brings City Officials and Leaders together to make a Worldwide Announcement Bentonville, Ark. (July 1, 2020) – Bentonville leaders have… Read More

‘Arkansas: A United State’ Flyover

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Steuart Walton helped honor frontline heroes in the fight against Covid-19 by leading a fleet of World War II-era military aircraft on a statewide flyover… Read More

Steuart Walton to chair Arkansas Economic Recovery Task Force

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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Saturday (April 18) announced that Steuart Walton of Bentonville will chair a newly established Arkansas Economic Recovery Task Force. “Arkansas… Read More
Northwest Arkansas is 13th fastest-growing U.S. metro over past decade

Northwest Arkansas is 13th fastest-growing U.S. metro over past decade

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Northwest Arkansas was the 13th fastest-growing metro area in the United States between 2010 and 2019 and the 24th fastest growing metro from 2018 to… Read More

University of Arkansas & NWA Council Partner to Support Small Businesses and Non-Profits

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The University of Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center and the Northwest Arkansas Council are partnering on a Small Business Emergency Assistance program –… Read More

When this is over, Northwest Arkansas will be Ready for You

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 Backcountry aviation is part of the magic Northwest Arkansas and the Ozarks have to offer. New adventure awaits. Read More
Heartland Forward: Coronavirus Regional Economic Impacts and Policy Responses

Heartland Forward: Coronavirus Regional Economic Impacts and Policy Responses

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Heartland Forward analyzed the economic effects of the coronavirus on the Heartland & beyond. Initial indicators suggest the Heartland may be less hard-hit than other… Read More
Online Resources for COVID-19 Information and Services in Northwest Arkansas

Online Resources for COVID-19 Information and Services in Northwest Arkansas

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Here is a list of important resources in our Northwest Arkansas communities. We will continue to update this list as we get more information. Centers… Read More
Millennials Find New Hope In The Heartland

Millennials Find New Hope In The Heartland

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Today Heartland Forward released new research, "Millennials Find New Hope In The Heartland," analyzing demographic trends in the center of the country. The research, led… Read More
Global cycling brand Rapha moving North American HQ to Bentonville

Global cycling brand Rapha moving North American HQ to Bentonville

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Northwest Arkansas’ growing reputation as a hub for cycling and mountain biking is adding a feather in its cap. London-based cycling company Rapha is moving… Read More
The Momentary: Top Museums to Look Forward to in 2020

The Momentary: Top Museums to Look Forward to in 2020

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"Next on our list of top new museums is this contemporary art satellite space in Bentonville, affiliated with the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.… Read More

Now HIRING: Outdoor Recreation Project Manager

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Runway is seeking an experienced Outdoor Recreation Project Manager/Landscape Architect to join the team and support the development of commercial and recreational projects in Northwest… Read More
League of American Bicyclists Honors Runway Group with Platinum Status

League of American Bicyclists Honors Runway Group with Platinum Status

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The League of American Bicyclists honored 103 organizations with new Bicycle Friendly Business awards and renewed or upgraded 50 others. Runway Group is honored to… Read More
The Momentary, Enhancing Bentonville’s Quality of Life

The Momentary, Enhancing Bentonville’s Quality of Life

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The Momentary will continue Northwest Arkansas’s cultural journey through art, music, and food that unites the hobbies and interests of community members from various backgrounds… Read More
An Arkansas Escape

An Arkansas Escape

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"Bentonville is definitely the place to go in Arkansas for an overnight trip or multiple days. It is perfect for a weekend getaway or weeklong… Read More
Lessons on How to Create a Cycling Culture in Northwest Arkansas

Lessons on How to Create a Cycling Culture in Northwest Arkansas

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Cycling has become a way of life in the Netherlands because it is easy, fast, fun, convenient and safe. Can the same things be said… Read More
Rapha and EF Pro Cycling continue partnership in 2020

Rapha and EF Pro Cycling continue partnership in 2020

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Rapha announced a renewed partnership with EF Pro Cycling for 2020, not only making the team's eye-popping pink and blue kit for the season but… Read More
Bentonville, Arkansas is Disneyland for Mountain Bikers

Bentonville, Arkansas is Disneyland for Mountain Bikers

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Outside Magazine's New York City–based bike columnist visited America's most up-and-coming cycling destination and found it well deserving of the hype. Read MORE. Read More
Bentonville-Based Airport Awarded Southwest Region Airport of the Year

Bentonville-Based Airport Awarded Southwest Region Airport of the Year

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The Bentonville-based airport Louise M. Thaden Field has been awarded "Southwest Region Airport of the Year" by the Federal Aviation Administration. This award recognizes the… Read More
Cycling’s Low-Key Wizards of Oz

Cycling’s Low-Key Wizards of Oz

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Walmart heirs Steuart and Tom Walton want to make Arkansas one of the world’s greatest cycling destinations. That’s just part of their plan. Read MORE. Read More
NW Arkansas Closing in on Top 100, Census Shows

NW Arkansas Closing in on Top 100, Census Shows

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Just four larger metropolitan areas in the U.S. are growing at a faster rate than Northwest Arkansas. The region’s 18.6 percent growth since the 2010… Read More
Something Big is Coming to Downtown Springdale

Something Big is Coming to Downtown Springdale

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I think we can all agree that Downtown Springdale is having a moment, from a food/drink perspective.   Read MORE. Read More
FAA awards Production Certificate for Gamebird

FAA awards Production Certificate for Gamebird

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Aircraft manufacturer Game Composites has received its Production Certificate from the FAA for the GB1 Gamebird. This marks the first time in 23 years a… Read More