• LETTER TO THE EDITOR – PirateFest a success

    Editor: Thank-you for making a ten year dream come true! I have peddled the idea of a pirate festival to chambers of commerce, downtown committees, and resorts from Mackinaw to Traverse. I am thrilled that Boyne City, where my career literally began 32 years ago, became the home of this event! The day my long…

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  • OPINION – Michigan must do more to fight cancer

    SUBMITTED BY THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY Michigan is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality. “This report shows…

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  • Sen. Peters to meet constituents Saturday in Traverse City

    U.S. Senator Gary Peters will hold a community meeting in Traverse City on Saturday Aug. 18 to provide an additional opportunity to hear from constituents. The meeting is open to the public, and staff from Senator Peters’ office will be available to meet with constituents who need help dealing with federal programs and agencies such as…

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