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News

Line 5 Oil Spill Could Cost Tourism Economy $4 Billion, FLOW Study Finds

An oil spill from Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 pipelines at the Straits of Mackinac could have a $6.3 billion economic impact in Michigan, including a $4.3 billion hit to the tourism economy, according to a study conducted by Michigan State Univers More...

Risk Analysis Meeting Is Aug. 13 in Harbor Springs

Citizens can comment on the draft risk analysis the state recently released about the worst-case scenario oil spill from Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 crossing at the Straits ofMackinacata6p.m.meeting Monday, August 13, at the Boyne Highlands Conven More...

City Council Sets Special Transportation Authority Meeting

The Mackinac Island City Council will host a special informational meeting at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, to discuss establishing a transportation authority on the Island. More...

Arts Council Fundraiser to Offer Music, Food Aug. 16

The Mackinac Arts Council will host this year’s biggest fundraiser, Jammin’ For the Arts, a combination of food and music that is open to everyone, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. More...

Riders Gather for Mary Milton Show

The 49th Mary Milton Memorial Horse Show, a competition and display of equestrian skills staged Saturday, August 4, in Great Turtle Park, drew young riders and nearly 50 sponsors.  More...

People

ENGAGEMENT

Smith, Murray To Wed

The parents of Taylor Brittany Smith and Paul Fredericks Murray, both of Avon, Colorado, announce their engagement to be married next summer.  More...

Columnists

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

This past week, the weather was very hot and humid. Monday, August 6, a cold front passed through and the temperature cooled down. It feels much more like Mackinac weather. The flowers all over the Island are just gorgeous. More...

Nature Notes

Variety of Prehistoric Ferns Carpet Mackinac Island’s Forests

Recently a number of people have asked me about the ferns on Mackinac Island. More...

HORSE TALES

Yearling Comrades, Lane and Flint, Enjoy a Mackinac Summer

Baby horses, especially newborn foals, have an enduring appeal. More...

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