April 12, 2018 RSS feed / Views

Let’s put school safety in perspective

At the risk of heading north into a southbound school bus, maybe it’s time to reflect a bit before going all-out to ramp up school safety.  One part of the safety discussion must be that schools, by their nature, should be accessible to th More...

Heard around Leelanau

“I signed the letter in support because it is constitutionally based, it is the law of the land, and we unequivocally, as an agency, support all other law enforcement agencies.”   More...

Capital insiders warn off part-time lawmaker vote

That huge, collective sigh of relief you just heard bursting out of the capitol dome is the realization that the effort to create a part-time legislature is a total bust.  Woo. That was close.  Well, actually it was not even close.  More...

Good governance wins in hurry-up project

Chalk one up for process. Which goes a long way toward good governance. More...

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Husbands, wives differ on tidiness definition

My wife and I have somewhat different opinions on cleanliness.  And though she doesn’t always realize this — please keep it to yourself — I think she’s winning the war against germs.  More...

Reader's Forum: Early start means much for our future

“The first five years have so much to do with how the next 80 turn out.”  – Bill Gates   More...