September 15, 2016 RSS feed / Views

Security guards not needed at county bld.

Blame the media, including mass, mainstream or social, for a nagging thought that we’re more apt to be a victim of gun violence today than a few years ago.  We aren’t, at least according to a 2015 Pew Research Center analysis showing More...

Prayers help as newborn recovers

A column by Patti Brandt Burgess

Anybody who is friends with me on Facebook knows by now that my grandson Derrick, who is a little more than one week old as of this writing, underwent open heart surgery last week.  He was four days old.  More...

Part-time lawmakers, pot and the DEQ

This week we dabble in a little bit of this and a little bit of that.  More...

Ordinance late, but OK

Honesty is the best policy, and we credit county clerk Michelle Crocker for being forthright — without pressure — to explain why a county-wide address ordinance is being published this week.  The answer is that she didn’t publi More...

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Heard around Leelanau

“Let us never forget the tragedy of all the lives lost on that day in September 2001.”   More...