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MIKE MASTERSON: A dentist speaks

Subscriber onlyMy column last week on the disgraceful practice of Parkin police handing out expensive "inattentive driving" citations like Halloween candy to victimized motorists along U.S. 64 rang alarm bells statewide, including one from a Memphis dentist raised in nearby Wynne. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Taxpayers get 'slushed'

Case exposes purposeful lack of accountability

Subscriber onlyThe federal trial of Jon Woods will determine whether the former state senator from Springdale and his co-defendant are guilty of violating laws, but the testimony so far offers its own indictment of accountability in Arkansas government. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

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MASTERSON ONLINE: Sparkin’ and spookin’

Subscriber onlyWe look forward to spending time in quirky Eureka Springs. Who doesn’t? It’s the getaway capital of northern Arkansas, a unique place that’s as much a funky arts and music community as it is a free-spirited state of mind. Continue reading...

DOUG THOMPSON: Different game, different rules

The president is out of his element

Subscriber onlyIn private business, you fire someone and he goes away. In presidential politics, you fire someone and he becomes an enemy for life with a multimillion dollar book deal and a schedule full of interviews. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: High-flyin' fares

Regional airport board gives airlines an earful

Subscriber onlyWhen it comes to airline fares at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, passengers could be forgiven for feeling the prices seem a bit lofty. Continue reading...

Paul Ryan and the republic

Subscriber onlyTo adapt the old phrase to today's GOP: The ships are leaving the sinking rat. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Newspaper’s cartoonist an “Arkansas treasure” Continue reading...

Politics as usual

Subscriber onlyThe Trump administration lawsuit over California “sanctuary” laws meant to limit local and state law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration officials is sure to make headlines for months, perhaps years, to come. Critics of the White House note how police chiefs want unauthorized immigrants to be able to come forward to report crimes. Critics of the state cite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling involving Arizona that emphasized the primacy of the federal government on immigration. Continue reading...

NWA Letters to the Editor: 'Diversity' causing harm to heritage, traditions

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GARY SMITH: Ruffled feathers

Birds, ants offer unwanted taste of nature

Subscriber onlyI'm not gonna lie here. Over the years I've watched a fair share of those "Man Vs. Wild" videos, and I felt like I was pretty checked out on the potential worst-case scenarios if all that stuff "out there" turned on me. So when Nature attacked, well, I was expecting a little bit more. Continue reading...

OTHERS SAY: Protect Mueller's work

Subscriber onlyIt's well past time for Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to stand up and protect special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian sabotage of the 2016 presidential election. Continue reading...

Guest Commentary: Trails create connections for NWA's communities

Subscriber onlyP eople often ask me, "Mayor, what is the special ingredient, the secret sauce, that makes Fayetteville so unique?" Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Justice denied, delayed

Two recent court outcomes raise questions

Subscriber onlyPresiding over a trial or serving as a juror is no easy task. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber only‘Diversity’ causing harm to heritage, traditions Continue reading...