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Enforcing eggcellence

The crackdown

Subscriber onlyThe stranger wore a deadpan expression as he strolled into Harrison's popular Townhouse Cafe a while back. It became clear, as he glanced at diners enjoying their breakfasts, that he had something specific on his mind. It wasn't grits or pancakes. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Who's got the plan?

Annexation fight reveals lack of regional planning

Subscriber onlyIs this really what they call regional planning? Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyMilitary sees complications from climate change Continue reading...

Heckuva year

Subscriber onlyPresident Donald Trump’s first year in office has been more consequential than many of his detractors have understood. It’s important to acknowledge that, whether one admires his presidency or not. Continue reading...

Masterson online: Where’s our SRT?

Subscriber onlyI’ve been waiting for a couple of years now for some enterprising Arkansas physician who believes in simple and painless technology over painful and often radical surgery to hear my plea on behalf of Arkansans beset by non-melanoma skin cancers. Continue reading...

DOUG THOMPSON: Lessons from Alabama

Arkansas needs to heed them

Subscriber onlyAlabama teaches lessons Arkansas should heed. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Proposal of historic proportions

Does preservation require new government process?

Subscriber onlyHas Fayetteville's idea of good governance gotten so wrapped up in process that neighbors who want to talk about preserving historic structures need a city-issued permit to have those conversations? Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyDoes Putin sense Korea’s hierarchy of needs? Continue reading...

Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyMilitary sees complications from climate change Continue reading...

Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyDoes Putin sense Korea's hierarchy of needs? Continue reading...

Annexations and the role of karma

Subscriber onlyThe city of Rogers whines about regional collaborations now, but as I served as alderman for the city of Cave Springs late last century, I seem to recall what is now Shadow Valley being annexed by the newly created Act 779 from our city to theirs. And our city being divided in two by their later annexations. Continue reading...

Town square most visible reflection of community

Subscriber onlyBentonville is the greatest town in America. With one example after another, what was unimaginable becomes reality. Continue reading...

GARY SMITH: Technology pushes buttons

At ‘certain’ age, people just want things that work

Subscriber onlyThere is a belief commonly held by marketers and pollsters and people who study such things that those of us who are "of a certain age" are technology-averse. Continue reading...

Germany and coal

Subscriber onlyGermany is widely seen as a world leader in the fight against climate change. Thanks to its investments in renewable power, wind and solar energy provide a third of its electricity, more than double the U.S. share. Germany’s goal to lower carbon-dioxide emissions 40 percent by 2020 is significantly more ambitious than that of Europe as a whole or the U.S. Continue reading...

A deal with the devil

What’s wrong with this picture?

Subscriber onlyBoth the president of still Red China, that Communist monolith, and the president of the United States, a nation that was once the leader of the free world, were all smiles as they exchanged compliments in Beijing last week. It’s understandable why the Chinese dictator was smiling; he was getting everything he wanted, including, while the president of the USA was in town, praise from the man who once said the mainland Chinese were “raping” America through trade. Donald Trump may criticize the Red Chinese during campaign stops in this country, but it’s different when he has to look folks in the eye. Continue reading...

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