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GREG HARTON: Triggering solutions

National conversation on violence stuck in neutral

Subscriber onlyYou might think the attack on students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., happened on Valentine's Day, but it was really Groundhog Day. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: A Democrat, for governor?

Henderson faces long odds in pursuit of state’s top job

Subscriber onlyOne would hardly invite ridicule if he was to bet on a Republican victory in the race for Arkansas governor this fall. Given the recent trend line in state politics -- all seven constitutional officers, the six federal representatives and the majority of the state Legislature are GOP members -- and the fact Arkansas convincingly voted for Donald Trump two years ago, it's hard not to bet on the incumbent party. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Congestion as a good thing?

Communities look to back off car-centered development

Subscriber onlyI may never qualify for my membership card at the Institute for New Urbanism. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: The Trump trap

“Fake news” mantra designed to have sinister effect

Subscriber onlyDonald Trump wants to succeed. He must succeed. His self-image is of a man who knows nothing but success. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Vote often

New year promises plenty of opportunities

Subscriber onlyWith New Year's Day in the rear-view mirror, we're officially in an election year. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Taking chances

“If I win the lottery” can be a dangerous thing to say

Subscriber only"He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have." Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Carry on, governor says

Legislators should be clear on handgun possession laws

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson last month chimed in by letter to the Arkansas State Police to offer his opinion that it's legal for people to openly carry handguns within the state's borders. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Who's your daddy?

Birth certificates must be factual above all

Subscriber onlyArkansas became the state with no births for a few hours Friday. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Bound for success?

The many meanings of “Arkansas ties”

Subscriber onlyToday, I've chosen a precarious path: Writing about the University of Arkansas' search for a coach and athletic director when, by the time this column appears, one or both of those decisions might have already been announced. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: "No budget" November

Quorum Court meets a lot but fails at core task

Subscriber onlyAt first, there seemed to be hope. The team had been working hard, at least it seemed so, so why not believe they could pull it off and surprise everyone? Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Acquiring the target

Violence solutions require focus of gun advocates, foes

Subscriber onlyIn the Walker Room of the Fayetteville Public Library, about 150 people sat and stood for Thursday evening's panel discussion on what to do about gun violence. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The good and the bad

Homeless community a great concept, but neighbors nervous

Subscriber onlyCan a good idea be a bad idea at the very same time? Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The governor says no

Highway advocates continue search for funding

Subscriber onlyIn Arkansas, all roads lead to a shortage of money for Arkansas' highway system. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: City eyes big step

Fayetteville’s energy plan reflects changes ahead

Subscriber onlyIf the city of Fayetteville was a children’s book, I think it might be “The Little Engine That Could.” Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Giving them cover

Protect Second Amendment, but not mass murderers

Subscriber onlyThe time for common sense gun laws is now. Continue reading...

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