Opinion

by Alec Farmer -

Managing the highway system decline

This summer, nearly $1 billion in four-lane highway construction projects across the state is scheduled thanks to the Connecting Arkansas Program (CAP) which is the half-cent sales tax approved by…

by Gaye Wilcox -

Be in the driver’s seat

I began working for Arvest Bank in high school, so I can attest to many changes in the banking world during my career, as well as offer some helpful observations…

by Lindsey Pesek -

You snooze, you lose

Arkansas law has a number of hurdles to maneuver in order to establish an enforceable mechanic’s and materialman’s lien in the construction industry, many of which must be satisfied well…

by Greg Kaza -

Culture, economics and Hot Springs

Tourism plays an important role in Arkansas’ economy.  Total travel expenditures exceeded $8.2 billion last year, according to a preliminary state Department of Parks and Tourism report that estimates nearly…

by Ray Hanley -

Two solutions to doctor shortages

Arkansas has a physician shortage, especially in rural areas. Several trends are driving this shortage. One reason is the increased number of Arkansans who have access to health care through…

by Mat Mozzoni -

A smart region ecosystem

As the chase for Amazon’s second headquarter location revealed, cities and regions are increasingly expected to have connected and integrated infrastructure to handle modern corporations’ and citizens’ demands. Businesses and…

by Stacey Mason -

15 lessons

I believe life has a way of turning out the way it is supposed to. “What is” is what’s supposed to be, otherwise it wouldn’t be. I never put myself…

by Jacklyn Perry -

Help us help you

Times are good, and Northwest Arkansas is hot. Everybody is jumping into real estate — again — and it’s up to the Realtors to educate owners how to best get…