• Michigan Air Force Base contamination issue continues

    U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) on Thursday Feb. 7 received a response from Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson in response to a letter Peters sent last week regarding the agency’s cooperation with the State of Michigan on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) cleanup efforts around the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Iosco…

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  • Looking for a summer job?

    Mackinac State Historic Parks, along with several other state parks in the Straits of Mackinac region, will host a summer job fair on Saturday Feb. 23 at St. Anthony’s Hall in Mackinaw City from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mackinac State Historic Parks will be hiring for seasonal positions in park operations and maintenance, sales…

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  • Boyne Housing Solutions Feb. 15

    The next Community Forum of Boyne Housing Solutions will be held from 1-2:30 p.m. Friday Feb. 15, in the City Commission Chambers of Boyne City Hall. Housing goals for 2019 will be discussed, along with brief educational presentations by developers on projects being planned in Boyne. The Boyne Area Chamber, in conjunction with the City…

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  • Boyne School Forest project

    In an effort to protect land and water quality while connecting people to nature, the Top of Michigan Mountain Bike Association (TOMMBA) is raising funds for the Boyne School Forest Expansion project. So far, $8,839 of the $141,161 needed has been raised. With a goal of 140 acres of public access conserved by the Walloon…

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  • LETTERS – Graduated income tax

    Graduated Income Tax Editor: There are many projects which would benefit our state if only we could afford them: avoiding crises like the one in Flint, fixing roads and bridges, helping to preserve the Great Lakes.

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  • LETTERS – Generous Boyne City

    Generous Boyne Editor: I am writing to thank Boyne City residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Because of the generosity of donors in Boyne City and across the United States, Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, collected more than 8.8 million shoeboxes in…

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