April 19, 2018 RSS feed / Views

Timing important for millage request(s)

Sooner or later the building blocks of government are bought with taxes, and for local governments its local property owners who pay those taxes.  More...

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Etiquette still has its place; listen to others

Listening to a recent radio interview with Judith Martin, commonly known as “Miss Manners,” I was interested to hear her talk with the host about the “bad rap” words like “etiquette” have today. More...

When, and if, we should ‘clean up’ letters to editor

We’re thankful for the steady stream of letters to the editor this week, and in weeks past. More...

Heard around Leelanau

“Mother nature is throwing us a ringer this year.”  — Leelanau Conservation District director Buzz Long, in explaining why the district’s annual plant sale had to be delayed a week until this Friday. More...

Two candidates who fumbled questions

During an election year one of the most critical assignments for political reporters is to grill candidates who are running for this or that office. More...