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Waltons’ FORMAT Festival Won’t Return This Year

Organizers said the music, arts and technology festival in Bentonville is "taking a pause." read more >
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Walton Brothers Invest in Outdoor Apparel Startup LIVSN

The company, founded in 2018, offers sustainable products including recycled nylon pants crafted from recovered fishing buoys. read more >
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Buffalo National River Redesignation: Pros and ConsLock Icon

The debate about redesignating the Buffalo National River reignited 50 years of resentment and suspicion. read more >
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Pedaling Progress: Bentonville’s Evolution as a Global Cycling HubLock Icon

Manufacturers, retailers and tourists discover Bentonville, the self-proclaimed mountain biking capital of the world. read more >
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NWA Leaders Seek to Boost Local Workforce

Several nonprofits and schools are working to recruit and train local students with the hopes of helping them build a career. read more >
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
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Opportunity, Outdoors & Access (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

How the relationship among three Arkansas families can continue to pay dividends. read more >
Bryan Sanders, husband of Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders, speaks after the governor announced the establishment of the Natural State Initiative on Tuesday Jan. 24, 2023, at the Arkansas State Capitol.
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Outdoor Recreation is ‘Big Business,’ With Room to GrowLock Icon

Outdoor recreation contributed nearly 40,000 jobs and $3.5 billion to Arkansas’ gross domestic product in 2021, but state officials believe that is just a fraction of what the industry can accomplish. read more >
Arkansas Gov.-elect Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes the oath of the office administered by 8th Circuit Court judge Brian Miller on the steps of the Arkansas Capitol with husband Bryan and children Huck, Scarlett and George, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, in Little Rock, Ark.
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The Next Generation, Now (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

A generational leadership shift is happening among key Arkansas companies and families. read more >
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Wilderness Conference Set For Bentonville

The conference will be co-hosted by Visit Bentonville, the city’s visitors bureau, and the Runway Group. read more >
Brian Shaw, vice president of development at Blue Crane of Bentonville
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Blue Crane Hires Brian Shaw as VP

Shaw co-founded Sage Partners in 2005 and served as CEO until March 2021 when he became the chairman of Cushman & Wakefield/Sage Partners. read more >
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Top Online Stories: TV Turnover, Walton’s Hometown Goal Among Most-Viewed in 2022

Stories on the unexpected death of a central Arkansas business leader, turnover on the anchor desks at Little Rock TV stations, and a Walmart heir’s vision for his hometown drew the most views on the Arkansas Business website this year. read more >
USA Cycling has chosen to Bentonville to be the headquarters for the national mountain bike team.
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Bentonville Named USA Cycling’s Mountain Bike Team HQ

The city will also become the national base for USA Cycling's collegiate operations and other functions related to growing the sport. read more >
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Startup Loloft to Open Flagship Location in Rogers

The announcement comes after the company received funding from Bentonville-based RZC Investments, the investment firm founded by Walmart heir Stueart Walton and his brother Tom Walton. read more >
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Added to NWA ‘Ideas Summit’ Lineup

She'll be part of a discussion with Gov. Asa Hutchinson moderated by Haley Barbour, former governor of Mississippi. read more >
From left: Betsy DeVos, Steuart Walton and Tom Walton
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Betsy DeVos, Walton Heirs Added to Governor’s NWA ‘Ideas Summit’

AOL co-founder Steve Case has also been added to the lineup of speakers. read more >
Steuart Walton, chairman of the Arkansas Economic Recovery Task Force
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Steuart Walton Has Big Goal for Hometown

Steuart Walton said he and his brother's goal is "to make northwest Arkansas and Bentonville in particular the best place to live in the United States." read more >
A rendering of a hotel being developed in downtown Bentonville by Ropeswing Hospitality and Blue Crane
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Hotel Project With Cycling Amenities Set For Downtown Bentonville

The facility will have 142 rooms, an event center and amenities designed for cyclists such as a bike valet and storage. read more >
Northwest Arkansas enjoys a show at the Walmart AMP in Rogers.
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The Vibes Are Free (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Local boosters in northwest Arkansas have been working to ensure that the region offers all the key advantages of choice communities. read more >
Ranu Jung, the executive director of the Institute for Integrative & Innovative Research now under construction at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Jung called the institute “the new model for public research and partnerships for economic growth.”
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I3R at UA Pursues New Model for Research

A $195 million Walton grant fuels public research effort aimed at economic growth. read more >
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Krista Cupp Takes On Expanded Role at Runway Group

She's taking over as vice president of community affairs after the departure of Mike Malone. read more >