• Their home, too

    Their home, too

    February 16, 2017
    Rasha Alzahabi is one of thousands of Arkansans whose families have been impacted by President Trump's travel ban. /more/
  • Cover Stories

    Up in the air

    February 16, 2017
    Canopy NWA, a small Fayetteville nonprofit focused on refugee resettlement, sees its plans in jeopardy after Trump's executive order. /more/

    Another kind of love

    February 9, 2017
    Ahead of Valentine's Day, Arkansans who are asexual, polyamorous and into BDSM talk about their lives. /more/

    Polyamory in Arkansas

    February 9, 2017
    The following interview is with an Arkansas woman living in a committed polyamorous relationship involving two men and two women, all of whom live and raise their children together. /more/

    Arkansas Reporter

    A Q&A with LRPD Chief Kenton Buckner on policing and immigration in the age of Trump

    February 15, 2017
    Hail to the chief. /more/

    Proposed constitutional amendments seek to reshape Arkansas education oversight

    February 9, 2017
    Both appear to take aim at the standards set by the Lake View school funding case. /more/

    The Observer

    Love is a verb

    February 16, 2017
    It is Valentine's Day as The Observer writes this, the day of chocolates and lacy underthings past for you, but still the present for Yours Truly. /more/

    #resist

    February 9, 2017
    First off, great job out there, everybody, with the marching and the sign-making and just getting out of bed and showing up when you could be binge-watching "Dexter." /more/

    The Week That Was

    Save our schools ... or sell our schools?

    February 16, 2017
    Also, the gov on an anti-immigrant bill, a bid to force Amazon to pay sales tax hits a snag and more. /more/

    Letters

    Just talk

    February 16, 2017
    There is a lot of talk about "stop the violence" and, unfortunately, talk is all it really is. Few people are willing to admit this, but violence is money. /more/

    Cartoon

    Redefining ethics

    February 16, 2017

    Two-headed Rapert

    February 9, 2017

    Jay Barth

    Resist Gorsuch

    February 9, 2017
    Barring the bizarre, Judge Neil Gorsuch will become one of the nine members of the U.S. Supreme Court by the time the court reconvenes for its new term in October. /more/

    Autumn Tolbert

    Future is female

    February 16, 2017
    The question that is asked all over the state these days whenever Arkansas politics is discussed is, "Who will run in 2018?" Who will take on Sen. Jason Rapert (R-Conway) and Charlie Collins (R-Fayetteville)? Who will take on Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin? Who will take on U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton in 2020? Who will be the future of the Democratic Party in Arkansas? /more/

    Max Brantley

    Home again

    February 16, 2017
    The plan, formulated months ago, was this: Ellen and I were going to go to Washington for inauguration festivities, then fly out the morning after the balls for Panama City and a long planned cruise to begin with a Panama Canal passage. /more/

    Ernest Dumas

    Who needs courts?

    February 16, 2017
    Not since the John Birch Society's "Impeach Earl Warren" billboards littered Southern roadsides after the Supreme Court's school-integration decision in 1954 has the American judicial system been under such siege, but who would have thought the trifling Arkansas legislature would lead the charge? /more/

    Guest Writer

    Seven

    February 9, 2017
    The controversy over the Ten Commandments monument on the Capitol lawn just won't go away. /more/

    Gene Lyons

    Bungling

    February 16, 2017
    If the late, great Donald Westlake had written spy thrillers instead of crime capers, they'd read a lot like the opening weeks of the Trump administration. /more/

    All about politics

    February 9, 2017
    Have Americans really become a nation of gullible cowards? Sometimes it looks that way. /more/

    Archives

    Columnists

    Max Brantley

    Home again

    The plan, formulated months ago, was this: Ellen and I were going to go to Washington for inauguration festivities, then fly out the morning after the balls for Panama City and a long planned cruise to begin with a Panama Canal passage. /more/

    Ernest Dumas

    Who needs courts?

    Not since the John Birch Society's "Impeach Earl Warren" billboards littered Southern roadsides after the Supreme Court's school-integration decision in 1954 has the American judicial system been under such siege, but who would have thought the trifling Arkansas legislature would lead the charge? /more/

    Gene Lyons

    Bungling

    If the late, great Donald Westlake had written spy thrillers instead of crime capers, they'd read a lot like the opening weeks of the Trump administration. /more/

    Arkansas Blog

    Photographer pleads in Internet stalking case

    The U.S. attorney's office announced today that Christian Trey Ashcraft, 41, of White Hall had entered a negotiated plea to Internet stalking and a charge of lying to a federal agent had been dropped. He'll be sentenced later. The maximum sentence is five years.

    Wednesday: An open line and news roundup

    An open line and the roundup of news and comment.

    NRA opposes campus carry bill as amended

    The NRA, which calls most shots on gun bills in Arkansas, now opposes the campus carry bill primarily because it adds an additional training requirement before anyone 25 and older can take a concealed weapon on a public college campus.

    Rock Candy

    Architecture lecture: Sheila Kennedy on "soft" design

    Sheila Kennedy, a professor of architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and founder of Kennedy & Violich Architecture Ltd., will give the June Freeman lecture tonight at the Arkansas Arts Center, part of the Architecture + Design Network series at the Arkansas Arts Center.

    UPDATE: Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase Round 4: Sextets, Septets and Martyrs

    A recap of the 25th annual Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase, Round 4. (UPDATE)

    Crystal Bridges acquires Alice Neel portrait

    American portrait painter Alice Neel's painting of civil rights activist Hugh Hurd is now a part of the collection at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

    Eat Arkansas

    Nestle Toll House Cafe open in McCain Mall

    If you believe that warm Toll House cookies might be the world’s best invention, you might want to drop by the new Nestlé Toll House Cafe in the McCain Mall.

    Spokes in first gear for coffee shop renovation

    The wheels were to begin turning today, Feb. 16, on the renovation of the upper end of Spokes bicycle shop at Kavanaugh Boulevard and Markham Street for a kitchen, coffee shop and bakery.

    Food Hall of Fame finalists named

    Twelve restaurants, four proprietors and six food events have been chosen from nearly 300 nominations as finalists for the first Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Awards. Four awards will be presented, for the winner of the categories mentioned above and for a People’s Choice Award, to be announced at the induction ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at The Ron Robinson Theater.

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