- Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Editorial: Changes bend too far toward incumbents
Swapping out one bad law for another is poor public policy. But then poor public policy seems to be the current Michigan Legislature’s specialty.Continued ...
Editorial: Foster kids need a hand
There is no shortage of great causes in need of money, and in the Grand Traverse area there is no shortage of generous people willing to dip into their own pockets.Continued ...
- Monday, July 29, 2013
To JohnPaul Morris of Traverse City on winning the grand prize of this year’s Traverse City Film Festival bumper contest.Continued ...
- Sunday, July 28, 2013
Editorial: Actions cloud NMC millage request
The issue: NMC’s looming millage vote. Our view: August special election raises concerns.Continued ...
- Friday, July 26, 2013
Editorial: Bijou must be fit, or sit
The issue: Pressure mounts on Bijou project. Our view: Don't bend the rules.Continued ...
- Thursday, July 25, 2013
Editorial: Baseball strikes out with get-tough display
The issue: Another baseball drug scandal. Our view: Decades of cheating forever scars America’s pastime.Continued ...
- Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Editorial: Distillers add to Grand Traverse flavor
The issue: Distilleries gather steam. Our view: Northern spirits expand business base.Continued ...
- Monday, July 22, 2013
Cheers & Jeers: 07/22/2013
CHEERS - To Munson Medical Center, Rotary Charities, Consumers Energy Foundation and Grand Traverse Conservation District for the “new look” after Munson decided tor reroute and “daylight” the creek as part of its plan to build a new cancer center.Continued ...
- Sunday, July 21, 2013
Editorial: Bijou set to enhance upgraded Clinch Park
The issue: Bijou costs spike. Our view: Project pricier for donors, but great addition to Clinch Park.Continued ...
Editorial: Swan song
The bad-ending vibe was pretty strong early on, when some residents of Grand Traverse County’s Silver Lake fretted that a big — and to many, regal —presence vanished from their lake.Continued ...
- Thursday, July 18, 2013
Editorial: Take another look at Pure Mich. deal
The issue: Pure Michigan campaign. Our view: Not so pure?Continued ...
- Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Editorial: Differing approaches to governance
The issue: Two agencies, two paths. Our view: One could learn from the other.Continued ...
- Monday, July 15, 2013
Cheers & Jeers: 07/15/2013
To Grand Traverse Metro Fire Department firefighters who responded to an intense fire July 8 at 3:30 a.m. after a lightning strike ignited a 150-year-old restored homestead barn off North Long Lake Road.Continued ...
- Sunday, July 14, 2013
Editorial: Can bicyclist's death spur change?
It’s impossible to fathom what went through the driver’s mind as he or she plowed into bicyclist Kelly Ann Boyce early July 5, just a few hours after fireworks burst above West Grand Traverse Bay in a celebration of our nation’s birth.Continued ...
- Friday, July 12, 2013
Editorial: Splash pad an embarrassment to all
The issue: Clinch Park’s splash pad foibles. Our view: Not-so-funny comedy of errors.Continued ...
- Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Editorial: Grand Traverse has to spell out, follow bid rules
The issue: County allows a do-over on maintenance bids. Our view: What’s the point of having a policy if it’s ignored?Continued ...
- Monday, July 8, 2013
Cheers & Jeers: 07/08/2013
To the National Cherry Festival and organizers of the Old Town Classic Vehicle Show, which drew more than 200 classic car enthusiasts to Union Street and the Old Town neighborhood.Continued ...
- Sunday, July 7, 2013
Editorial: Traverse City must be sure it gets fishing pier right
The issue: Some challenge fishing pier assumptions. Our view: Slow down and get it right.Continued ...
- Friday, July 5, 2013
Editorial: DNR obligated to bring order to Hoosier Valley
After 50 or so years of turning a blind eye -- and a deaf ear -- to the goings-on at three informal gun ranges on state land off Hoosier Valley Road, the state Department of Natural Resources has finally stepped up. The DNR this week announced a seriContinued ...
- Thursday, July 4, 2013
Editorial: Bill of Rights remains bedrock of freedom
The issue: Today is the Fourth of July. Our view: It’s a day to celebrate our freedoms.Continued ...
- Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Editorial: Good first steps to make Twin Lakes safe
Deciding whether to hire lifeguards to patrol the beach at Twin Lakes Park won’t be easy.Continued ...
- Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Editorial: Cutbacks belie state's commitment
The issue: State closes Kalkaska unemployment office. Our view: Commitment to workers paper thin.Continued ...
- Monday, July 1, 2013
To Wayne and Joan Webber, who donated $8 million to support cardiac programs and technology for the hospital’s 127-bed Webber Heart Center, which was named for them; it was the largest single donation in hospital history.Continued ...
- Sunday, June 30, 2013
Editorial: Your Bay, Your Say effort pays off
The issue: Refurbished Clinch Park open to the public. Our view: The people got the park they asked for.Continued ...
- Friday, June 28, 2013
Editorial: Visitors deserve to be treated like guests
The issue: The tourists are here. Our view: Let them enjoy their vacation.Continued ...