Perry demonstrates true, compassionate leadership in Ebola case

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

In stark contrast to the actions and statements of some East Coast governors in responding to healthcare workers returning from Ebola-stricken countries, Gov. Rick Perry acted compassionately and rationally on news of a nurse coming home to Austin from Sierra Leone.

TIF renews investment in downtown

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Fort Worth residents and visitors who rely on free downtown parking to launch their night and weekend activities can rest assured that it’s not going away any time soon.

Arlington bond package addresses needs and quality of life issues

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

As Arlington voters decide the fate of four propositions in a $236 million bond package, they should spurn advice from outsiders to “just say no” to any and all projects that add debt.

Birdville, Keller school district bond plans should be approved

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Early voting has been heavy in the Birdville and Keller school district bond elections.

Arena has a detailed, attractive plan

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

From an appealing design to a sound (and for property taxpayers, very attractive) financing package, there are plenty of good reasons for Fort Worth voters in Tuesday’s election to approve a new multipurpose arena at the Will Rogers Center.

Welcome home, Nina

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

After seeing her sparkling smile and noting the warm embrace she received from President Barack Obama on Friday, it is hard to believe that just two weeks ago, nurse Nina Pham was stricken with a disease that kills more than two-thirds of its victims.

Proposed TIF would help start a new chapter for historic Stockyards

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

The Fort Worth Stockyards was booming with visitors last weekend, with thousands taking part in the annual Red Steagall’s Cowboy Gathering and Western Swing Festival.

FW City Council stands firm but fair with firefighters’ pension benefits

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

The Fort Worth City Council, in an effort to shore up the troubled city employee pension plan and to ensure fairness for all employee groups, voted last week to change some benefits for firefighters.

New Arlington sidewalk rule may not hold

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Open Carry Tarrant County, a gun rights group trying to increase public comfort with the open display of arms, has rightfully earned much of the negative attention it has received over the past year.

Air show is just one aspect of Alliance area

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

This is the big weekend of the year at Alliance Airport, with the Fort Worth Alliance Air Show scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday.