March 1, 2018 RSS feed / Letters

Something positive: Quick action may have saved wife of author

To the editor:   It seems like when reading the letters to the editor, there is a lot of negative or unhappy people in Leelanau County. Well maybe I can help with some good news.  More...

Carlson’s skills as pronouncer appreciated

To the editor:   This is a congratulatory note to commend and thank Eric Carlson for his skills as pronouncer at the Leelanau County Spelling Bee. More...

Cancel casino plans on waterfront; don’t ‘foul our nest’

To the editor:   Subject: Casino Plan; Tribe Wants “More Traffic”  It appears Tribal Council sadly lacks elder wisdom. More...

Just one, or 20 millionaires?

To the editor:   If I wanted to boost the economy, I would change the lottery rules. For instance: If the payout is $20 million, I would draw 20 sets of numbers thus making 20 millionaires instead of just one. It makes good cents. More...

AR-15 designed to kill; arming teachers ‘ridiculous’

To the editor:   The AR-15, now in the news, has a storied history that goes back to the Vietnam War when it was adapted as the “M-16”, an efficient yet flawed response to the soviet AK47. More...

Distance to county serves to enhance ‘thrill’ of visits

To the editor:   We live in downstate Michigan for most of the year. Still, at least one weekend a month we call Empire Village in Leelanau County our home. We’ve been making this monthly getaway “up north” for years.  More...

Planned Parenthood provides quality care for women

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Wallet back; would not happen everywhere

To the editor:   Thanks to the person who found my wallet in the potato bin at Hansen Foods, and turned it into a cashier.  Thanks, too, to Bob and Jack who got it back to me before I got to the cash register.  That wouldn’t happ More...

Teens lead way

To the editor:   This week has been a bad week for a lot of reasons but at least we have evidence of one in corruptible value. The American teenagers’ disdain for hypocrisy.  Bill Perkins Box 611 Suttons Bay   More...

Rather than mow grass, end out two-party system

To the editor:   When the highest ranking member of the minority party in the House Of Representatives tells a reporter that the USA needs to mow the grass on the Southern border to eliminate people sneaking into the country, I think a minimum o More...