Melissa Gute, NWA Democrat-Gazette

Melissa Gute

NWA Democrat-Gazette

Bentonville, AR, United States

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Past articles by Melissa:

NWACC enrollment bucks trend

Northwest Arkansas Community College's 3.6 percent fall enrollment increase defies state decreasing enrollment trend, college officials discussed Monday. → Read More

New equipment coming to Bentonville Community Center

Community Center patrons will soon have new fitness equipment to break in as the city is looking to trade in the gear it has. → Read More

Dam removal, water restoration highlights Greenland symposium

The discussion of what to do with the dam at Bella Vista Lake is part of a national trend concerning barriers in waterways. → Read More

Visit Bentonville adds aviation to strategy

Visit Bentonville is looking to help turn up the music scene as well as add aviation to its list of interests to promote next year. → Read More

Bentonville moves on first phase of Fire Station No. 7

The first construction phase of the city's next fire station will begin this year. → Read More

Campsites to come to Coler Mountain Bike Preserve in Bentonville

Visiting mountain bikers will have a place to stay in Coler Mountain Bike Preserve once plans for a camping area are implemented. → Read More

NWACC committee hears building project updates in Bentonville

Northwest Arkansas Community College's apprenticeship programs could expand if officials opt to improve the school's maintenance building instead of removing it, officials discussed Wednesday. → Read More

Hotel planned for Bentonville's northeast

Plans for a new hotel in the city's northeast will give visitors another place to stay. → Read More

Bentonville Community Plan draft complete, presented

The Bentonville Community Plan is a document to help city leaders make informed decisions as the city continues to grow, officials said Tuesday. → Read More

Commission OKs code revisions in Bentonville

The Planning Commission approved amendments to the subdivision code at its meeting Tuesday. → Read More

Public provides preferences for animal shelter

Adoption services, low-cost spay and neuter services and low-cost wellness services -- such as vaccinations -- topped residents' desires if the city were to get its own animal shelter. → Read More

Space previews what's to come on aviation horizon in Bentonville

BENTONVILLE -- A downtown commercial space transformed into an aviation-focused center is providing a sneak peek into what's coming at the municipal airport. → Read More

Commissioners OK fire station plans in Bentonville

The Planning Commission approved plans for the city's seventh fire station Tuesday evening. → Read More

Emergency repair required for Bentonville wastewater clarifier

One of the Wastewater Department's clarifiers is inoperable, causing the need for a $37,500 repair. → Read More

Animal shelter task force gets rolling in Bentonville

The Animal Shelter Task Force organized four subject-specific committees and set its first community meeting during its first gathering Thursday. → Read More

Geese pose problem Bentonville municipal airport

Something needs to be done about geese congregating at the north end of the municipal airport's runway, but what exactly isn't clear, the Airport Advisory Board discussed Thursday. → Read More

8th Street Market vision in Bentonville becoming clear

BENTONVILLE -- Downtown shoppers will soon have another option to pick up fresh produce and artisan products, adding another layer to the city's growing food options. → Read More

Bentonville parks meetings may provide direction

BENTONVILLE -- Two meetings this week may help direct the future of two Parks and Recreation amenities. → Read More

8th Street Market mushrooms with build out

BENTONVILLE -- The 8th Street Market will grow this summer season with the opening of The Vine and South Market, increasing the facility's role as an activity hub in the southeast part of downtown. → Read More

Surplus fire hoses passed on by Bentonville

Three volunteer fire departments will soon put to use surplus hose from the city's Fire Department. → Read More