May 17, 2014 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Obama Focus On Midwest Climate Change Threats

The Obama Administration last week released a call “for urgent action to combat the threats of climate change” that included specifics on Michigan and other Midwest states.  More...


Spring really wants to come to Mackinac Island, but it has been a very slow start. We do have a few flowers blooming, including purple violets by the tennis courts at Grand Hotel, crocuses, and daffodils. More...


Dock Locations, Water Levels Add to Transportation Woes for Island Horses

The other day, I was trying to explain to someone the mechanics of transporting horses to Mackinac Island in the spring. I was in southern Michigan at the time, and the temperature had already hit 80 degrees. More...

Nature Notes

Mackinac Island’s Little Brown Bats Jeopardized by White Nose Syndrome

It has been a tough winter and spring for us humans. But as difficult as it has been for people, it has been equally hard, if not harder, for the organisms of the natural world, both plants and animals. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

How Do You Effectively Deal With Pain and Cope With Stress?

Pain is one of the most common reasons that patients seek medical care. Most often they do after trying one or more remedies, and the pain continues to diminish the quality of life. More...

A Look at History

Forgotten Army Captain Left Legacy on Mackinac Island

Captain Richard Bullock   More...

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