December 9, 2006 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

'Recycle City' - 37 of 38 Senators in Lansing Are Ex-Reps

Coming to the state Capitol in January is yet another game of musical chairs, played to the tune of term limits. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Health Benefits of Eating Fish Outweigh Potential Risks

The 1980 publication of studies of Greenland Eskimos and their low rates of coronary heart disease owing to their predominant consumption of fish led to the consideration of fish as healthy food. More...

Nature Notes

White Spruce, Balsam Fir Christmas Trees Are Native to Island

The Christmas season is here again. So much of Christmas these days seems to be blinking lights, glittery gold and silver ornaments, artificial trees and garland, moving Santas and reindeer, and huge plastic snow globes. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

There's a miracle in Christmas There's stillness in the air And excitement in the shining eyes Of children everywhere. More...

A Look at History

Birchbark Canoe Paquin Teaches Art of Traditional Chippewa Canoe Building

A recent story in The St. Ignace News reports that Ron Paquin, an elder of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and a native of St. Ignace, has again been honored for his skill as a master canoe builder. More...

HORSE TALES

Andalusian Horses Take Riders Over Spain's Pyrenean Mountains

"And the mountains in reply Echo in their joyous strain." Traditional Fr. carol My husband, Brian, and I crossed a small section of the Pyrenean mountain range in northeastern Spain on horseback this October. More...

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