Rogers City Reporter
LOWELL -- Plans for the city's second fire station will improve response times on the west side of town when it opens next year, officials said.
Minor growth spurts in Northwest Arkansas manufacturing stem mainly from existing companies, area officials said.
ROGERS -- City room tax revenue climbed above $800,000 for the first time in 2016, and officials say the city can expect those numbers to continue to climb in coming years. The city collects a 2 percent hotel tax.
The city's largest undeveloped tract of land along Interstate 49 will have to remain undeveloped at least a little while longer.
Residents anxious about the possibility of a recycling center can breathe easier.
Rogers and Lowell hope to usher in new entrepreneurs by establishing mobile vendor areas and food truck courts. The cities recently started to work on policies regulating vendors and hearing individuals' proposals for such areas.
The city's skate park might get vibrantly colored, original artwork sometime this summer.
The city will evaluate its policy for renting public park spaces following a unique request.
Those living near the future site of The Fields at Pinnacle, a high density multi-family housing development, won't have to worry about loss of privacy and the arrival of unseemly features.
ROGERS -- The Executive Airport is gearing up for this summer's runway improvement and lighting project and officials hope to use a temporary ruway closing to improve storm water drainage.