• You're doing your 401(k) wrong

    You're doing your 401(k) wrong

    June 22, 2017
    Hundreds of thousands of retirement dollars could be at stake. /more/
  • Cover Stories

    Forever, sculpture

    June 15, 2017
    Artwork, and a city director, carve out a special place along Little Rock's riverfront. /more/

    Eye on Arkansas

    Mobile art

    June 22, 2017
    This cellphone photograph by Rah Howard is part of the ArkMoPhs (Arkansas Mobile Phoneographers) "Explore Arkansas" exhibit at the Innovation Hub in Argenta. The juried show, the group's fourth annual exhibit, features the top 30 smartphone photographers in Arkansas. /more/

    Falls in summer

    June 15, 2017
    The 51-foot Bingham Hollow Falls, in the Ozark National Forest, pours after days of heavy rain. /more/

    The Big Picture

    Inconsequential News Quiz: It's all Legalese to Me Edition

    June 22, 2017
    LITIGATE at home! /more/

    Inconsequential News Quiz: Blue Light Special Edition

    June 15, 2017
    Play at home! /more/

    Arkansas Reporter

    Two suits challenge new abortion laws

    June 22, 2017
    Arkansas legislators "matched cruelty with creativity" this year with the passage of new laws to block women from getting legal abortions, the deputy director of the ACLU's Reproductive Freedom Project said Tuesday in announcing the filing of two suits in federal court challenging new laws. /more/

    No state money for gambling addiction in Arkansas

    June 15, 2017
    Legislator who led effort to end funding wants to see money restored. /more/

    The Observer

    Monkey wrenches

    June 22, 2017
    Junior is 17 now, and shows no interest in driving, or even taking the driving test. It's got his Old Man a little concerned, and not just because we're running a car service for one these days. /more/

    Eden Falls

    June 15, 2017
    On top of Eden Falls at the end of the Lost Valley Trail in the Buffalo National River Wilderness there is a cave where the waterfall's source has carved the rocks. Below, there is a pool. From the pool, The Observer could look up and see the water trickle over a mossy crag. /more/

    The Week That Was

    Using words but saying nothing

    June 22, 2017
    Also, counter on damage lawsuits doesn't advance and more. /more/

    Letters

    White men can jump

    June 22, 2017
    For many years people would ask me where I was when President Kennedy was assassinated. I assured them I had an alibi. I also never enslaved any people of color, marched any Jews into concentration camps, bashed any gays, or stole any land from native peoples. I rent. /more/

    Jay Barth

    A failed experiment

    June 15, 2017
    Many consequential news events — from local to international — are getting lost in this era of nonstop, overlapping "breaking news" stories regarding all things Donald Trump. /more/

    Autumn Tolbert

    Cops and juries

    June 22, 2017
    I try not to second-guess jury verdicts in trials I do not watch, as I know from the past decade as a criminal defense lawyer that what the jury sees and hears inside the courtroom is not always the same as what the public sees and hears outside the courtroom. /more/

    Max Brantley

    A tax for NLR

    June 15, 2017
    North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith pitched me this week on a city sales tax increase. If still a resident, I'd be favorably inclined. /more/

    Ernest Dumas

    Obamascare

    June 22, 2017
    Republicans at long last may be about to see their most fervent wishes and wildest predictions materialize — millions of people losing their medical and hospital coverage, unaffordable insurance, lost jobs, a Medicare financial crisis, mushrooming federal budget deficits and fiscal crises across state governments. /more/

    Guest Writer

    War reporter

    June 22, 2017
    Ray Moseley: Native Texan. Naturalized Arkansan. Reporter, world traveler, confidant of Queen Elizabeth II. /more/

    Gene Lyons

    Megyn vs. Alex

    June 22, 2017
    As vigorously hyped broadcast events go, Megyn Kelly's televised confrontation with internet conspiracy cultist Alex Jones proved something of a dud. /more/

    Brown nosers

    June 15, 2017
    If you've been wondering what "loyalty" means to President Trump, his most recent Cabinet meeting provides an illustration. Hint: It doesn't necessarily include loyalty to the United States of America. /more/

    Archives

    Columnists

    Max Brantley

    A tax for NLR

    North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith pitched me this week on a city sales tax increase. If still a resident, I'd be favorably inclined. /more/

    Ernest Dumas

    Obamascare

    Republicans at long last may be about to see their most fervent wishes and wildest predictions materialize — millions of people losing their medical and hospital coverage, unaffordable insurance, lost jobs, a Medicare financial crisis, mushrooming federal budget deficits and fiscal crises across state governments. /more/

    Gene Lyons

    Megyn vs. Alex

    As vigorously hyped broadcast events go, Megyn Kelly's televised confrontation with internet conspiracy cultist Alex Jones proved something of a dud. /more/

    Arkansas Blog

    Arkansas officials sued over efforts to extradite man wrongly arrested

    A California man wrongly arrested in search for an Arkansas prison escapee has a lawsuit pending in Little Rock against Arkansas correction officials for trying to extradite him despite lack of evidence authorities had the right man.

    The crime and punishment open line

    The open line includes news of a gang-related Little Rock shooting and capture of an escaped con on the lam for 32 years.

    Two years of marriage equality and the American family still stands

    Stories from newlyweds the day the U.S. Supreme Court struck down bans on same-sex marriage is a reminder of a time when, for a brief period, Arkansas was on the cutting edge.

    Rock Candy

    Guns 'N' Roses launches SiriusXM channel

    Guns 'N' Roses fans anticipating the band's arrival at War Memorial Stadium with Sturgill Simpson August 5th can tune in to the GNR-centric Sirius XM station for a pre-show primer.

    Kirsten Johnson's documentary memoir screens at Riverdale tonight

    "Cameraperson," cinematographer Kirsten Johnson's documentary memoir, screens tonight at part of the Arkansas Times Film Series.

    'Here in Body': Birdcloud subverts and transcends convention

    Birdcloud plays Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack Tuesday, June 20 with fellow Nashville band Thelma and the Sleaze, 8 p.m., $10-$12. The duo talked with us from the road ahead of that performance.

    Eat Arkansas

    kBird: Little Rock's gem of a Thai place

    kBird feels like your friend's house in college, but with way better food.

    Ceci's Chicken and Waffles relocates to Conway

    Slightly odd ordering system aside, Ceci's serves mouth-watering food you'll want a regular date with

    Sashimi offered good service but mediocre dishes

    While there was nothing terribly wrong with this experience, there wasn't anything truly great, either.

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