August 16, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Primary Votes Send Loud Messages

Michigan Politics

In downstate congressional races, a Democrat just had a huge primary scare and two Republicans face high profile challenges this fall. More...

Devil's Kitchen Yawns at Passing Parade of Island Visitors

A Look at History

Devil's Kitchen A small "sea cave," Devil's Kitchen opens two limestone mouths, one atop the other, out upon bikers on Lake Shore Road and passers-by on the ferryboats to and from St. Ignace. More...

Eventing and Show Jumping Highlights of Olympic Games

The road to Asia for the U.S. Equestrian Olympic teams has been a long and hard one. Although the base of the games is Beijing, China, the athletes in the horse world, both equine and human, will be based in and around Hong Kong. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Linda Sue Moskwa, 47, passed away Sunday, August 3, at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, with her family at her side. She fought bravely for eight months, after a lung cancer diagnosis. More...

Variety of Non-Poisonous Snakes Make Their Home on Island

Nature Notes

In the last few weeks, I've had many questions about snakes on Mackinac. I am no herpetologist, but I know a bit about them, and especially about those that live here on the Island. More...

Treatment Can Help Smokers Quit and Improve Overall Health

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

There was a time when smoking was considered stylish, fashionable, and socially de rigueur. Cigarettes made regular props in the movies, where actors lit up one after another in scenes of all kinds. More...

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