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Project restores glade at Hobbs State Park

Fire once did the work that chain saws do now to bring glades back to Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area east of Rogers.

Too much rain doesn't float paddlers' boat

Three days of rain was a welcome event for nearly everyone during a dry spell one spring a few years back. Gardeners smiled. So did river runners who enjoy floating our mountain streams.

NWA Fishing Report

BEAVER LAKE Striped bass fishing is good in the Point 12 area, said Mike Whitehouse at Hickory Creek Marina.

Bikers, hikers fond of soft-surface trail at Lake Fayetteville

Mountain bikers, runners, hikers take to lakeside path

A long journey starts with a first step. A first mountain bike ride begins with that first push of the pedals.

NWA Fishing Report

BEAVER LAKE Striped bass are on the prowl on the south end of the lake.

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Event takes riders down forgotten U.S. 71

Sure there are kicks on Route 66, but dozens of bike riders had their fun on U.S. 71 during the annual Highway 71 Classic bicycle ride.

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Rainy days call for treks to waterfalls

The silver lining after a heavy rain is the gorgeous waterfalls that pour from rocky nooks and high cliffs across the Ozarks.

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Ride on reroute reminder of spring along Razorback Greenway

On the calendar of the mind, March 1 can be the first day of spring. Big deal if it's not the official start, but it's springtime nonetheless with daffodils blooming, birds singing and grass getting green.

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Bass, anglers like it hot at Swepco Lake

Anglers get themselves in hot water whenever they cast a line at Swepco Lake, a waterway that's hot-tub warm all winter long.

NWA Fishing Report

BEAVER LAKE Crappie fishing is good on the south end of the lake. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said minnows are working better than jigs. Fish eight to 12 feet deep around standing timber, brush piles and docks. A good jig color is black body and chartreuse tail.

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Girls dance to warm up and stretch in November before taking part in the Girls on the Run 5K run in ...

Girls dance to warm up and stretch in November before taking part in the Girls on the Run 5K run in downtown Bentonville. Girls on...

Published: March 30, 2017

Noah Sanders, a University of Arkansas student (left) and Mark Clippinger, park superintendent, look...

Noah Sanders, a University of Arkansas student (left) and Mark Clippinger, park superintendent, look at glade restoration progress...

Published: March 28, 2017

Clippinger, cuts cedar trees. Volunteers and park staff moved them to the perimeter of the glade for...

Clippinger, cuts cedar trees. Volunteers and park staff moved them to the perimeter of the glade for burning.

Published: March 28, 2017

Opening the glade on the Shaddox Hollow Trail will allow native grass and wildflowers to return.

Opening the glade on the Shaddox Hollow Trail will allow native grass and wildflowers to return.

Published: March 28, 2017

Corra Wilson (left) and Hailey Key work on a music lesson March 15 2017 at Pea Ridge High School. Th...

Corra Wilson (left) and Hailey Key work on a music lesson March 15 2017 at Pea Ridge High School. The district will ask voters to ...

Published: March 27, 2017

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