August 18, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Biggest PAC in State History

In politics, money talks. For Michigan Democrats of late, there's no voice quite like Stryker-speak. More...

Nature Notes

Coyotes, Foxes Coexist, Share Island Territory

A number of times in the last months, I've been asked about the coyotes and foxes that reside on the Island. The coyotes are certainly not as visible as they were in the last years. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

New Vaccine Recommended To Prevent HPV Infection

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is estimated to be the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. HPV is transmitted from person to person through sexual contact. More...


Today is Tuesday, August 14, and the heavenly blue sky and radiant sun is shining down on our beautiful Island, making it more picturesque than ever. On the Straits of Mackinac, one sees the white waves and the ripple of the lakes. More...

Horse Tales

Island's Only National Show Horse Has Unique Lineage

There is only one National Show Horse (NSH) who resides on Mackinac Island, and that horse is named Navajo. He lives on the East Bluff, in a small turnout behind the cottage home of his owners, Paul and Maryanke Alexander. More...

A Look at History

Algomah II Shuttled Thousands of Visitors to Mackinac Island

A vessel built in Maine became one of the best-loved ferryboats in the history of Mackinac Island. She was the Arnold Line's Algomah II. More...

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