July 15, 2006 RSS feed / Columnists

U.S. Senate Candidates Say 'Hands Off' Great Lakes Oil

In their bids for the GOP nomination to oppose Senator Debbie Stabenow, Republicans Mike Bouchard and Keith Butler tout energy policies that include drilling for oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and more drilling off Gulf and other mai More...

Drought Is Cause for Beech Tree Leaves Falling Early, Not Disease

Last week a friend asked me if I had seen any sign of Beech Bark Disease. Beech Bark Disease is caused by a fungus that is carried by an insect. More...

New Medical Evidence Is Here on Secondhand Smoke

In the first historic report of 1964, Surgeon General Luther Terry concluded that "cigarette smoking is a health hazard of sufficient importance in the United States to warrant appropriate remedial action." And since 1964, the manufacturers and purve More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Everywhere one looks, they find nature's beauty. More...

Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw Served Great Lakes For 62 Years

When on June 21, 2006, the Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw More...

Residents Turn Out for Special Evening With 'Fancy Carriage Ride'

It was a lovely summer evening. Golden sunlight, dappled green leaves, blue sky still holding. Perfect time for a carriage drive. More...

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