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NWA EDITORIAL: Knowing one's limits

General Assembly went too far with Issue 1

Subscriber onlyThe special interests that want to build up a more powerful state Legislature, where they can predictably wield more of their own influence, probably regret they didn't beat President Donald Trump to the punch in using the phrase "enemy of the people." Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: President gives aid, comfort to those who would attack

Subscriber onlyDonald Trump specializes in shock. If his rallies were monitored with an NBA-style timer -- a shock clock, so to speak -- it's doubtful Trump would ever get called for failing to shock before the time ran out. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyAccusation is not same as evidence of a crime Continue reading...

MASTERSON ONLINE: On to Fort Walton

Subscriber onlyWith deadly Hurricane Michael tearing through the Florida panhandle and leaving much of the Panama City region in ruin, we weren’t sure what to expect when we put Orange Beach, Ala., in the rear-view mirror and headed about an hour and a half east to Florida’s Fort Walton Beach. Continue reading...

The phone lines are open

Subscriber onlyThe other day we suggested the work reporting requirements of Arkansas Works are fine but access concerns continue to present problems for the state's Medicaid expansion. Why not, we pondered, give people who have insurance through Arkansas Works an opportunity to report their work or work-search efforts other ways, such as through a simple phone call? Continue reading...

NWA EDITORIAL: Endorsements in Springdale, Bentonville city council races

Contested races in Springdale, Bentonville councils

Subscriber onlyOver several days in the coming week, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette editorial board will offer its endorsements for several key municipal, county and state government races. Voters will start casting ballots Monday through early voting. The election will be Nov. 6. Continue reading...

Doug Thompson: A long, long way from Theodore

“Perdicaris alive” is just a faint echo

Subscriber only"Instead of speaking softly and carrying a big stick, President Wilson spoke bombastically and carried a dish rag." Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyConcern for city issue? Time to get involved Continue reading...

NWA Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyConcern for city issue? Time to get involved Continue reading...

NWA Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyAccusation is not same Continue reading...

GARY SMITH: The scary sounds of silence

Expectations feed instant response from parents

Subscriber onlyIt's a question many of us will ask at times in our life. To wit, exactly how did we get ourselves into this? Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyWhen election comes, remember these things Continue reading...

Letters to the editor

Subscriber onlyWhen election comes, remember these things Continue reading...

WOODY BASSETT: Against Issue 1

Amendment proposal will alter judical branch

Subscriber onlyThough I'm a lawyer, I take no offense and laugh at the lawyer jokes I often hear. But it's no laughing or joking matter when a proposal like Issue 1 on the Nov. 6 ballot comes along. The constitutional amendment would irreparably diminish Arkansas's judicial branch of government, dilute the independence of our courts and lead to injustice for many of our citizens who are the most vulnerable among us. Continue reading...

NWA EDITORIAL: Thursday's thumbs

Organizations deliver chances to know candidates

Subscriber onlyIt's just a few days before early voting opens for the Nov. 6 General Election, with Northwest Arkansas voters having plenty of decisions to make when the poke there thumbs (or any other fingers) at the electronic screens that now pass for voting machines. Continue reading...

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