Melissa Gute

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Benton County ranks first in health, again

Benton County residents can claim to be the state's healthiest once again, but health officials warned caution about their optimism.

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Bentonville Council OK's contract for trail tunnels

Work on the two tunnels to make the intersection of Southeast J and Southeast Eighth streets safer for trail users should begin in May, according to Mike Bender, public works director.

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Bentonville's West Central opens two weeks early

BENTONVILLE -- Work on West Central Avenue has finished, opening up a main street through downtown two weeks ahead of schedule.

Slaughter Pen name pays tribute to history

Slaughter Pen Mountain Biking Park is becoming nationally known for its single-track trails, but for Gene Lovell and his family, it's a place where nostalgia clings for existence.

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Region continues to pedal for trails

The regional trail system will grow in miles and connectivity as municipalities ride toward 2020.

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One Bentonville apartment project OK'd, another tabled

A 600-unit apartment complex will be built in an area where it can use existing infrastructure, add density and be close to the parks system, a city planning official said after Tuesday's Planning Commission meeting.

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Bentonville Film Festival adds new categories

The Bentonville Film Festival will expand its competition to include short films and series content, use new venues and feature a lounge geared toward youth, festival officials announced Wednesday.

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Bentonville flight center to include restaurant, exhibit space

BENTONVILLE -- The municipal airport's new flight center will include amenities designed to engage the public as well as the aviation community, according to airport and city officials.

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Planner: Traffic impact small in Thaden School's first phase

BENTONVILLE -- The first phase of the Thaden School campus on the east side of Southeast C Street won't have many traffic issues, a city planning official said Friday.

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Sugar Creek group files substitute lawsuit to stop Bentonville dam

The Friends of Little Sugar Creek filed a new version of its federal lawsuit Tuesday over allowing Bentonville to rebuild the Lake Bella Vista dam.

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