July 14, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Congress and Legislature Are Stirring Great Lakes Waters

There were welcome strides made in Lansing and Washington last week on Great Lakes legislation. Whether they cross the finish line is a great question in both capitals. More...

A Horse of a Different Color: Diverse Breeds Are Many on Mackinac

Moons ago, when I began writing this column for the Mackinac Island Town Crier, my idea was to introduce readers to many of the different horses, breeds, and colors that could be found on Mackinac Island in any given summer. More...

Horsemen's Association To Offer Tack Sale July 28

The Mackinac Horsemen's Association will hold its annual tack sale and ice cream social Saturday, July 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be north of the Chambers Barn on Cadotte Avenue. More...

A Look at History

Hubbard's Annex Is Historic District Within Mackinac Island

Hubbard's Annex is 125 years old this year. In 1882, when Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard platted and began to develop his "Private Claim No. 4," the old Ambrose Davenport farm west of the harbor, a new era opened on Mackinac Island. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Saturday, July 7, Mackinac was a wedding haven. Seventeen brides chose the Island for their special day, many at Ste. Anne's and the Little Stone Church, while others preferred to be married outside on a magnificent, bright, warm sunny day. More...

Nature Notes

Squirrels, Chipmunks Becoming as Common as Island's Tourists

The other day I was talking to a friend, who mentioned that this year there seemed to be an inordinately large number of squirrels, both red and gray, and Eastern chipmunks. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Heart Failure Means Living With Heart Damage, and Can Be Treated

Every year, more than half a million Americans are told by their doctors that they have, or that they are in, "heart failure." This sounds ominous, and raises serious concerns that the heart may quit working any minute. Not true. More...

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