Fact Check: Michelle Obama said Declaration signers not 'born American'
Claim: Michelle Obama noted that the signers of the Declaration of Independence were not “born American.”Continued ...
Another View: New Michigan law will keep moms out of jail
You wouldn’t take your sandwich into a restaurant’s restroom to have your lunch, would you? So why should a public restroom be a place for a young mother to feed her baby?Continued ...
Fact Check: Fact-checking immigration claims
The surge of unaccompanied children at the U.S. border, primarily coming from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, has overwhelmed border security officials and pushed the limits of the U.S. legal system.Continued ...
Another View: Libraries = summer learning
The sun is shining, the fish are biting and bicycles are more than ready to ride.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 07/26/2014
Are shoppers safer?; No info monopoly.Continued ...
Another View: Malaysian jet crash, aftermath expose Putin
There’s little that’s known about the shooting down of a Malaysian jetliner near the Ukraine-Russian border.Continued ...
- Thursday, July 24, 2014
Editorial: Exchange students offer a look at wider horizons
The issue: Traverse City schools still looking for families to host Chinese exchange students. Our view: While not for everyone, the exchange experience can be rewarding for students and families alike.Continued ...
Editorial: Division Street strikes again
By pure luck, the debate over what to do about Division Street doesn’t today include a double pedestrian fatality.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 07/25/2014
Vote for what matters; No benefit to residents.Continued ...
- Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Forum: Boat launch editorial overly simplistic
The July 17 editorial portraying the dispute over a proposed boat launch in Old Mission as being about open access is overly simplistic and inaccurate.Continued ...
Another View: Macomb Township wrong to target political signs
It’s election season, and races for the Aug. 5 primary and the November general election are heating up.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 07/24/2014
Teach the truth; Ethical and honest.Continued ...
- Tuesday, July 22, 2014
- Poll: Are sidewalk cafes in TC being properly controlled?
Another View: Sex offender case will force policy change
Evidence emerging from a federal case is showing Minnesota’s policy on sex offenders must change.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 07/23/2014
Earned, not given; A license to talk?Continued ...
Editorial: Sidewalk dining changes should take effect now
You’re usually supposed to look before you leap, but in Traverse City this summer you also need to keep an eye out for tables, chairs, strollers and dog leashes as you walk along some stretches of downtown.Continued ...
- Monday, July 21, 2014
Another View: Taxpayers should be enraged over waste
Estimates by federal agencies that they in effect threw away nearly $100 billion last year should infuriate taxpayers.Continued ...
Another View: Jail study essential to determine strategy
It comes as encouraging news that the Vigo County Council might include in its 2015 budget significant funding for an expert and neutral study of what can be done to replace or enhance the existing county jail.Continued ...
Editorial: Suing for money inmates don't have is wasted effort
To hear Grand Traverse County Sheriff Tom Bensley tell it, a Sheriff’s Department policy to sue to collect $20 daily housing fees from jail inmates isn’t an effort to “squeeze blood out of a turnip.”Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 07/22/2014
Wake them up; Mind our own business.Continued ...
- Poll: Should GT jail sue to collect daily inmate housing fees?
To the Grand Traverse Conservation District, which was to run guided kayak trips over the weekend on the Boardman River from Scheck’s State Campground to the Brown Bridge Quiet Area.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 07/21/2014
Political calls don’t count; Remembering Ranger Jim.Continued ...
- Poll: Has report resolved issues concerning removal of dams?
- Sunday, July 20, 2014
Editorial: Many questions remain on dam removal plans
A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report on plans to remove the Boardman and Sabin dams from the Boardman River sounds reassuring.Continued ...
- Fact Check: Michelle Obama said Declaration signers not 'born American'