- Thursday, April 17, 2014
Another View: Fracking 'earthquake' demands action
Confirmation by Ohio officials that fracking caused several low-level earthquakes near the Lawrence County border warrants attention.Continued ...
- Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Letters to the Editor: 04/16/2014
Willful ignorance?; Do the people matter?Continued ...
Another View: Don’t abandon bigger push to fix state's roads
It’s heartening to see some Michigan lawmakers taking a stab at a long-term solution for the state’s road funding shortfall.Continued ...
Another View: Reaching a hand across pays dividends
Have you ever needed $20 to help you get by until payday, a ride to work when your car wouldn’t start or someone responsible to watch your children for a few hours?Continued ...
Lessons not learned in bombing
Airport gift shops throughout New England are piling "Boston Strong" T-shirts in vivid colors. "Boston Strong" became a rallying cry of solidarity after the terrorist bombing last year at the Boston Marathon. As the anniversary of the attack -- and tContinued ...
- Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Editorial: Board's email gyrations can't keep public out
The issue: GT Road Commission buys ipads, sets up own email addresses. Our view: Communications about official business are public, no matter the address.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 04/15/2014
More voices needed.Continued ...
Another View: Tough situation over electrical services
While virtually all cities in northeastern Kentucky provide their residents with some utility services —water and sewer, mainly, and sometimes natural gas — to the best of our knowledge, Olive Hill is the only town in the FIVCO?region with its own electrical company.Continued ...
- Monday, April 14, 2014
To Traverse City Central and Traverse City West high schools for ranking among the most challenging high schools in the state and nation, based on the Washington Post’s annual rankings.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 04/14/2014
Gains nothing; Negate Citizens United; Install sidewalks.Continued ...
- Sunday, April 13, 2014
Editorial: Public must have major say in coal dock's future
Now that the decision of what’s going to happen to the old coal dock property on West Bay is with the Traverse City commission, it’s time for the city, the public and local advocacy groups to talk about how best to keep the property in public hands and accessible to the maximum number of people.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 04/13/2014
Hope for rubels; Why like the old plan.Continued ...
Forum: Public-access TV just grows stronger
By now, Charter cable television customers are well aware of the company’s recent switch to an all-digital platform.Continued ...
Jack Lessenberry: Roster almost set for both sides
Remarkably, seven months before the November elections, both Michigan Democrats and Republicans have the main candidates on their statewide tickets virtually all in place.Continued ...
George Weeks: Stirrings in statewide, congressional races
There were interesting stirrings last week in Michigan’s gubernatorial, U.S. Senate, and northern congressional races:Continued ...
- Saturday, April 12, 2014
Letters to the Editor: 04/12/2014
Happier, healthier; Better than gridlock.Continued ...
Another View: Unions don’t belong in collegiate athletics
College basketball fans are currently hanging on the results and emotions of March Madness. But that phrase is only a slight exaggeration of the recent ruling from a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board which, if upheld, will launch Big Labor into a new arena: college sports.Continued ...
Another View: Protections needed with dangers lurking
Hardly a week goes by without multiple stories ... detailing the arrests, court proceedings, convictions or sentencings of individuals involved in sex crimes against children or young teens.Continued ...
Fact Check: Eric Cantor, the fry cook and the whopper
Did you hear the story about President Obama and the fry cook? House Majority Leader Eric Cantor did, but he got it wrong.Continued ...
Obama: More young adults covered
President Barack Obama touted the success of the Affordable Care Act after 7 million people enrolled in coverage on the marketplaces by the March 31 deadline. "Despite several lost weeks out of the gate because of problems with the website, 7.1 milliContinued ...
- Friday, April 11, 2014
Editorial: Recent BATA changes put accountability first
The Bay Area Transportation Authority is undergoing some needed accountability changes that should improve service to some while rewarding others for playing by the rules.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 04/11/2014
Enabling the homeless.Continued ...
Forum: TC can't get bed tax, visitors centers can
I am writing to comment on the March 29 Another View: “Local tax a local windfall” about Franklin County in New York state seeking state approval to impose a bed tax on hotels and motels in that county, and your Online Poll question asking readers whether such a tax is a good idea.Continued ...
- Thursday, April 10, 2014
Letters to the Editor: 04/10/2014
Makes problem worse; Let tourists join in; A positive influence.Continued ...
- Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Letters to the Editor: 04/09/2014
No need to name school; Much ado about nothing.Continued ...