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Fayetteville, AR, United States

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Past articles by Alex:

Lincoln Consolidated School District votes unanimously to move to four-day school week

Lincoln Consolidated School District voted unanimously on March 13 to move to a four-day school week. → Read More

Lincoln Consolidated School District votes unanimously to move to four-day school week

Lincoln Consolidated School District voted unanimously on March 13 to move to a four-day school week. → Read More

Arkansans have mixed reactions to passing of LEARNS bill

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The Arkansas LEARNS bill cleared its final hurdle in the state legislature Tuesday and Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders will sign it into law Wednesday. Supporters of LEARNS, like Laurie Lee, chairman of The Reform Alliance, say it will positively reform the state’s education system. “So very excited for the students, the […] → Read More

Renovations underway for vacant Fort Smith apartment complex

The apartment complex at 3600 Kinkead Ave. is getting a $10 million renovation after being vacant for the past decade. → Read More

Arkansas bathroom bill moves to full Senate

Arkansas Senate Bill 270 would criminalize adults for staying in a bathroom that does not align with their sex assigned at birth if a child is present. → Read More

Ukrainian refugee in Arkansas reflects on one year of war

Friday marks the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and for refugees, the war is still at the forefront of their minds. → Read More

Crawford County Quorum Court approves severance package for library director

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The Crawford County Quroum Court approved a $40,000 severance package for the library system director Tuesday. The vote comes after the library has been at the center of controversy surrounding LGBTQ+ books in the children’s section. After concern was voiced about the books, they were moved to a separate section. […] → Read More

Arkansas bill would hold libraries liable for giving out obscene material to kids

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Arkansas Senate Bill 81 would change the state’s criminal code to include library staff as being liable for “knowingly” giving out obscene materials to kids. SB 81 uses Arkansas’ definition for obscenity as “means that to the average person, applying contemporary community standards, the dominant theme of the material taken as […] → Read More

Local professor says Turkey, Syria was in prime location for earthquakes

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A University of Arkansas professor of geosciences and the Middle East said the earthquakes in Syria and Turkey were unfortunately not a surprise to experts in his field. Professor Tom Paradise said Turkey and Syria are located where two faults come together. “High density, bad buildings, bad place, known for earthquakes, […] → Read More

Arkansas bill would increase signature requirement for ballot measures

An Arkansas bill would make it harder for initiatives to get on the ballot. → Read More

Strong winds could cause tree damage

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The strong winds and rain coming into Northwest Arkansas could be dangerous for your home and property. Owner of Tree Doctor of Arkansas, Trey Austin Goocher, said you’ll want to take a look up at the trees nearby your home. “The potential danger of limbs being stuck up in trees, that’s […] → Read More

Educators respond to Gov. Sanders LEARNS plan

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Arkansas educators are anxiously awaiting Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ LEARNS bill to officially be filed. Fort Smith Education Association President Ryan Gray said he’s supportive of raising starting teacher pay, which is included in the plan, but he said he also wants to see veteran teachers rewarded. “We need to […] → Read More

Mobile sports betting expected to boom during Super Bowl

Arkansans can mobile bet on the Super Bowl for the first time after it became legal last March. → Read More

Parents give feedback on possible rezoning of Barling Elementary

BARLING, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – Fort Smith Public Schools is considering moving Barling students from Northside High School to Southside High School. On Monday, parents and community members attended an informational meeting to learn about the proposed rezoning. Barling parent Amanda Coffman said Barling students have gone to Northside for decades and that’s something she doesn’t […] → Read More

Inside a Washington County plow truck

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Road crews are working around the clock to treat and clear roads in Northwest Arkansas. KNWA/FOX24 reporter Alex Angle got to ride along with a Washington County plow truck driver to see what it’s like behind the wheel. Ryan Frazier with the Washington County Road Department said the job allows […] → Read More

Roads crews work to clear ice in Northwest Arkansas

Road crews will be working 24/7 to treat the roads in Northwest Arkansas during the winter storm. → Read More

Volunteers count Northwest Arkansas’ homeless population

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Volunteers surveyed people experiencing homelessness Friday for the ‘point in time count.’ The annual count determines how many unsheltered people are living in the region to better be able to give resources to them. The count is then sent to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Shannon Lewis is […] → Read More

Local organizations react to Tyre Nichols arrest video

Local organizations are reacting to videos showing the violent arrest of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols, a Memphis man who died three days after he was beaten by police in a traffic stop on Jan. 7. → Read More

No snow days on the farm

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KNWA/KFTA) — For farmers and ranchers in the area, there are no snow days. They have to prepare ahead of time for the winter weather and make sure their cattle and plants are good to go. Tanner Nall is the ranch manager for Oliver Angus Ranch. He said the main thing about the […] → Read More

Slick spots on roads possible overnight

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Roads in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley could refreeze overnight leading to some slick spots. Bart Ledgerwood with the Washington County Road Department said the department will target the slick spots overnight and Thursday morning. “The plan for tonight is we’ve hit all the primary and secondary roads so we’re […] → Read More