Mar 26, 2024 - News

Kitchen Sink: News hoofin'

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✈️ More than 1 million people flew out of Northwest Arkansas National Airport from March 1, 2023, to February 29, 2024 — a record for the 25-year-old airport. (Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

🪲 Part of Coler Mountain Bike Preserve is designated as the first firefly sanctuary in Arkansas. NWA Master Naturalists will hold firefly walks in June. (KFSM-TV)

🛞 The state's $8 million per year tire-recycling program will likely face a shortfall this year because lawmakers haven't raised the $3 fee for each new tire purchased. The fee is $1 for used tires. (Arkansas Advocate)

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