February 22, 2018 RSS feed / Views

Let’s look at county wages

Is it time to increase the pay for county commissioners?  Maybe.  Surprised to hear that from us?  It very well may be the first time we’ve suggested higher wages for elected officials. More...

Heard around Leelanau

“It’s definitely circulating, but we haven’t seen the large numbers.”  — Benzie-Leelanau Health Department director Michelle Klein in relaying that — so far — flu season has been kind to the county. More...

Schuette faces criticism for ‘independent’ probe

The good news for GOP candidate for governor Bill Schuette is his bumpy past two weeks comes at a time when very few voters are paying attention.  More...

Unemployment office, be honest

There are two things whose very existence is tenuous that we tend to take for granted.  One, of course, is life itself.  And the other is our identity.  More...

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Partisan talk won’t stop mass murders

As an unaffiliated voter and a voracious news consumer, I’m generally skeptical of the social media “hot take” — and there was no shortage of hot takes to sort through last week.  More...