Outdoors

Tick Bites Can Cause Allergy to Red Meat

Tick Bites Can Cause Allergy to Red Meat

  Tick Bites Can Cause Allergy to Red Meat Contributed by: Tina Hatley Merritt, MD The Allergy & Asthma Clinic of Northwest Arkansas It was just a cheese burger, but Mary awoke 4 hours later, with severe itching.  She went to the bathroom, and took a […]

Gardening: What to Plant in June

Gardening: What to Plant in June

What to Plant in June Contributed by Tiffany Selvey www.Songbird-Gardens.com What to Plant in June It’s finally getting hot here, and I’m enjoying the growth of my heat-loving plants. What I’m  not loving right now is seeing my squash leaves wilt from heat. That’s going […]

New Rogers Aquatic Center

New Rogers Aquatic Center

Rogers Aquatic Center A new waterpark in Rogers is now OPEN! It is located at 1707 S. 26th Street in Rogers. It looks AWESOME!!! Rogers Aquatics Center is 137,637 square feet and contains the following amenities/features: Leisure Pool (2 basketball goals & a volleyball net, lily pad […]

It’s Time to Rock Climb

It’s Time to Rock Climb

Contributed by Christen Carter Northwest Arkansas is a premier place to do an outdoor activity, and with all the mountains around it is no wonder why rock climbing is becoming such a popular sport in the area that many people are falling in love with. […]

Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitoes, Oh My!

Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitoes, Oh My!

Fleas, Ticks and Mosquitoes, Oh My! By Jeanne Champagne, Director of Boxer Rescue of NWA Just beyond the fence line here at Boxer Rescue of NWA, deer have worn a trail while making their daily trek to and from the thicket at the top of […]

Running Marathons- The Ultimate Endurance Test

Running Marathons- The Ultimate Endurance Test

Running Marathons- The Ultimate Endurance Test Contributed by Christen Carter Marathons are a celebration and a rite of passage for 28-year-old Tristan Fowler. Fowler ran the 2010 Little Rock Marathon and for him, running marathons are tests. Can you run 26.2 miles? Can you get […]

Strides for Strokes Glow Run

Strides for Strokes Glow Run

THE 1ST ANNUAL BELLAFLIES STRIDES FOR STROKES GLOW RUN Certified & Timed Family Friendly 5k and One-Mile Fun Run/Walk HELP RAISE PEDIATRIC STROKE AWARENESS When: May 17, 2013 Where: Lake Bella Vista, Bella Vista, AR Time: Day of Registration 5:00-6:00pm, 5k starts at 6:30 pm […]

ALPFA Soccer Tournament

ALPFA Soccer Tournament

In April, the ALPFA is hosting a huge soccer tournament in Bentonville, AR to fund their trips to the ALPFA National Convention and donate to the Junior Diabetes Research Fund. Last year they raised $13,241! Objective: The purpose of this event is to raise funds to provide […]

Hiking and Walking Trails in NWA

Hiking and Walking Trails in NWA

Contributed by www.nwafavorites.com Hiking and Waking Trails in NWA Ozark Highland Trail This is probably the finest hiking trail in Arkansas. It has been rated as one of the top-10 trails in the United States. It has everything: Wonderful vistas; terrific stream side walks; lots […]

Hiking and Walking Trails in NWA Part 2

Hiking and Walking Trails in NWA Part 2

Contributed by www.nwafavorites.com Hideout Hollow Trail This is a wonderful little trail that takes you into a large bluff and waterfall area. It is often overlooked by hikers, since it is one of the lesser-known trails in the Buffalo National River trails system-you won’t see […]

Skin cancer: Common, Preventable and Curable

Skin cancer: Common, Preventable and Curable

  Skin Cancer: Common, Preventable and Curable Contributed by Emily Hilley-Sierzchula We all love to frolic in the sun. The sun is awesome: It helps make life possible on our beloved planet. Basking in the sun at any time of year lifts the spirits. In […]

Blame it on the Rain

Blame it on the Rain

By Zoe Calkins If Arkansas’ weather could be summed up in one word what would it be? That is a pretty hard question to answer, especially around this time of year. Some words that may be appropriate are crazy, unpredictable, or erratic. Sweating one day […]