JOHN BRUMMETT: A delicate dance

Subscriber onlyThe next time a right-winger tells you the world's best newspaper is out to get Donald Trump, mention the podcast. Continue reading...

Others say: Nothing crazy about lawsuit

Subscriber onlyState attorneys general are notoriously ambitious and partisan, so much so that the letters "A.G." are often said to stand for "aspiring governor." And Democrat Eric Schneiderman of New York was among the more aggressively political, at least until his recent resignation over allegations that he had physically abused several former romantic partners. So it's no surprise that President Donald Trump would greet news of a New York state lawsuit alleging wrongdoing in the charitable foundation that bears his name by calling it "ridiculous" and casting aspersions on Schneiderman's motives. Continue reading...

Letters

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NWA Letters to the Editor

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Woody Bassett: Protecting the source

Groups partner to advance lake’s water quality

Subscriber onlyWe drink it. We bathe and shower in it. We use it to wash our hands and brush our teeth. We use it to cook and clean. We use it to flush. It makes our lawns and gardens flourish. We fish and swim in it, and we boat and ski on it. It fuels our industries and businesses. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Thursday's thumbs

Go Hogs and other matters of importance

Subscriber onlyThe weather in Omaha, Neb., is usually of little concern to any of us in Northwest Arkansas, but it's been in charge of the show at the 2018 College World Series, where many eyes are trained these days. Wednesday's game was supposed to start at 10 a.m. but didn't get under way until after 2 p.m. But, hey, the Hogs are competing at the pinnacle of the college game. Go Hogs! Continue reading...

Jailbird

Subscriber onlyPaul Manafort isn’t the first prominent political personage to be advised that, no matter what else he may do, never, never lie to the FBI or violate his oath to tell the truth in any other way. Because it will come back to haunt him. Continue reading...

As the World Cup turns

Subscriber onlyThe soccer World Cup has barely started, but it’s already created a moral dilemma for some. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: A mere yip of protest

Subscriber onlyHow serious a political problem for Republican incumbents in mildly competitive congressional districts is this moral disgrace by which the Trump administration is jerking children away from their detained asylum-seeking parents at the border? Continue reading...

REX NELSON: Preserving state history

Subscriber onlyIt's as if there's a big story breaking and Randy Dixon is back in his old job as the news director at KATV, Channel 7, in Little Rock. Dixon is excited. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Barking up the right tree

Huntsville Avenue nice site for animal shelter

Subscriber onlySpringdale Mayor Doug Sprouse's initial plans to build a much-needed animal shelter in J.B. Hunt Park sounded visionary in the build-up to February's citywide bond election. Continue reading...

OTHERS SAY: Thanks, Jeff Sessions

Subscriber onlyGood job, Jeff Sessions! It seems the attorney general's misguided attempts to revive the unpopular and unjust federal war on marijuana may be having the exact opposite effect -- prompting a new bipartisan effort in Congress to allow states to legalize cannabis. Continue reading...

Separation anxiety

Nation reacts to Trumped-up assault on families

Subscriber onlyOnce you've heard the recording of wailing children supposedly held in a U.S. border detention facility, how can anyone ignore the abominable federal policy that put them there? Continue reading...

BRENDA BLAGG: Bad news break

Raccoon revolution

Subscriber onlyThe news has been far too serious lately, and thus, so have my columns. Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyAs a former law enforcement officer, I would like to explain how the system works when someone is arrested for a crime. Continue reading...

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