- Sunday, March 31, 2013
- Editorial: Case against ex-Meijer lawyer puts face on Acme violations
- Friday, March 29, 2013
Videotaped interrogations will protect police, suspects alike
Like having video cameras in police cars to record what happens when a motorist is pulled over or a police officer arrives on the scene of a crime, using video to record interrogations in potential felony cases will protect the accused and police offContinued ...
- Wednesday, March 27, 2013
TCAPS leaders must make tougher calls to secure bond support
Traverse City Area Public Schools officials likely will take another stab at convincing voters to support a multi-million dollar bond issue for building reconstruction, technology and transportation projects. It's highly likely they'll seek a vote thContinued ...
- Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Editorial: Habitat, HomeStretch take a new path to affordability
The folks at Habitat for Humanity are used to setting -- and reaching -- goals that others may think are pretty far out there. But those who bet against the home-building organization may want to tour some of the dozens of homes Habitat has built foContinued ...
- Monday, March 25, 2013
Editorial: Cheers: 03/24/2013
Cheers to individuals and organizations around the region.Continued ...
- Sunday, March 24, 2013
Money, stress make difference
What a difference a few miles -- and a few thousand dollars a year in income -- can make. Leelanau County was rated the state's healthiest county, with Grand Traverse and Benzie counties coming in seventh and ninth respectively, in a study by the RoContinued ...
- Thursday, March 21, 2013
Editorial: Bring TSA back down to earth
The issue: The TSA will again allow knives on airplanes. Our view: It's an appalling decision.Continued ...
- Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Editorial: Improving access to Bay is gov't at its best
The issue: DNR, Peninsula may build Old Mission boat launch. Our view: Creating access to public resources is good government.Continued ...
- Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Editorial: Kalkaska wants upgrade in rec offerings
The issue: Kalkaska weighs recreational upgrades. Our view: Improving quality of life matters.Continued ...
- Monday, March 18, 2013
Cheers and Jeers: 03/18/2013
To the Heroes in Our Community project for organizing an effort in which students from Eastern Elementary School in Traverse City discussed their service with area veterans.Continued ...
- Sunday, March 17, 2013
Editorial: Community must have role in deciding L&P's future
A report on Traverse City Light and Power that rightly blames political conflicts as the biggest single cause of the public utility's "disarray" isn't going to be worth a whit without a good-faith effort on the part of the city commission and the LigContinued ...
- Friday, March 15, 2013
Editorial: TCAPS changes reflect emphasis on diversity
The issue: TCAPS announces reorganization. Our view: Changes sound good, but time will tell.Continued ...
- Thursday, March 14, 2013
Editorial: Suttons Bay-BATA ruling bureaucracy gone wild
The issue: Federal agency says busing deal must end. Our view: Ruling is a bureaucratic absurdity.Continued ...
- Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Editorial: Solar array a step toward future
The issue: Cherryland Electric to build a solar array. Our view: Every step away from coal counts.Continued ...
- Monday, March 11, 2013
To the Grand Traverse Conservation District, which will host an open house to showcase dozens of native species of conifers, hardwoods, and shrubs.Continued ...
- Sunday, March 10, 2013
Editorial: Cleanup of black muck should be immediate
Given the problems the Boardman River dam removal effort has had, one would expect those running the project to be sensitive to new issues or questions -- from a public relations perspective if nothing else. That's one reason the low-key, "there's noContinued ...
- Friday, March 8, 2013
Editorial: TC takes step to cut pension liability
The issue: New city contract cuts employee pensions. Our view: Reducing unfunded liability had to be done.Continued ...
- Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Editorial: Hopefully lawmakers can make levy moot
The Grand Traverse County Road Commission is doing the right thing by talking now about the possibility of asking voters within the next year or two to approve a countywide road millage to pay for needed road maintenance and repairs. First, the countContinued ...
- Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Editorial: Marketplace vote puts residents first
The issue: Michigan health insurance exchange. Our view: The needs of Michigan residents must be fairly addressed.Continued ...
- Monday, March 4, 2013
- To the Traverse City Central girls ski team, which won its first state championship since 2005. The Trojans were runner-ups the last five years.Central finished with 81 points. Walled Lake Central took second with 92. Traverse City West, theContinued ...
- Friday, March 1, 2013
Editorial: 911 system can give responders an edge
Grand Traverse County has taken a big step to improve emergency services by adopting an enhanced 911 system that will eventually give emergency operators and responders information about 911 callers that could help provide better emergency medical service and save lives.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 28, 2013
Editorial: GT board takes leap forward
The Grand Traverse County board of commissioners has officially entered the 20th Century; let's see how long it takes to make it to the 21st.Continued ...
- Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Editorial: Ruling clears way for septage plan
The issue: Appeals court upholds septage control ordinance. Our view: County can now resolve plant's funding problem.Continued ...
Jack Segal: In search of the next war
Last month, the U.S. provided support to the French forces in Mali that temporarily rolled back Islamist radicals who have controlled northern Mali for the past year.Continued ...
- Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Editorial: DDA needs to push Wi-Fi
Traverse City's Downtown Development Authority should do everything it can to get a municipal Wi-Fi network up and running by the time the tourists arrive in force this summer.Continued ...