Landfill expansion points to need to recycle, reduce
The probable expansion of the privately operated Eco-Vista Landfill, owned and lovingly named by Waste Management, is a testament to our region's normalcy.
First U2 concert a bucket list experience
Anyone walking into my office Friday was likely to get a dose of U2, the Irish band that's been rocking with the same four members -- Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. -- since 1976.
Preserving natural areas can hurt schools, library, taxpayers
Could a city's desire to preserve natural space end up costing taxpayers more or do harm to local schools?
Through social media, we users say “come on in”
Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the social media site Facebook, went all old-fashioned last week by physically sitting down before members of Congress to answer questions about privacy and his company's capacity to protect it.
Responsible voting demands a complex evaluation
Have you yet been convinced to cast your next vote -- for members of Congress, the state Legislature or other offices -- on the basis of a candidate's stance on gun control?
But the president signed the spending bill anyway
Without question, Donald Trump has upended politics, in his election and in his mode of operation since.
Amid bounty, too many still living in poverty
Poverty continues to weigh on my mind as I, perhaps naively, think Northwest Arkansas can do better.
New laws create opportunities for violence intervention
The biggest legislative challenge in the wake of a mass shooting is adopting laws that will actually have an impact on such tragedies.
National conversation on violence stuck in neutral
You 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.
Henderson faces long odds in pursuit of state’s top job
One 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.