April 8, 2017 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Great Lakes Issues Loom Large

President Donald Trump vows to “Make America Great Again.” But I ask from the shore of Lake Michigan: what’s his vow about the Great Lakes, where he proposes to drastically cut federal funding?  More...


Horses in the Middle of the Atlantic

There are wonderful and varied horses in the Azores. The Azores are an archipelago of nine volcanic islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. More...

A Look at History

World War I Divides Mackinac Island’s History in Two

One hundred years ago this month, the United States declared war on Germany. More...


March went out like a lamb, and Saturday, April 1, and Sunday, April 2, were just beautiful with calm winds, blue skies, and warm temperatures. People were riding around the Island, walking in the woods, and enjoying spring on Mackinac Island. More...

Nature Notes

Spring Sightings: American Beaver, Raptors, Coyote With Deer

Spring has come to the Straits area. More...

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