Letters to the Editor

Thanks for help with home tour

To the editor:On behalf of the Historic East Hancock Homes Tour Committee; I'd like to thank the following people who helped make the Aug. 17 home tour such a great success:Glenn Anderson and Hancock city council members; John Hauessler, Sesquicentennial chair and my "go to" person; John ...

Linebacker Club appreciates help

To the editor:The Lakes Linebacker Club would like to thank all the people who made their 11th annual golf tournament and benefit dinner a huge success. The Linebackers would like to thank the Calumet Golf Course for allowing us to host the tournament as well as Brian Baccus and Peninsula ...

Volunteers make TC Daze better

To the editor:On behalf of the Tamarack City Volunteer Fire Department we would like to thank all the sponsors, local businesses and volunteers who helped mke the annual TC Daze in Tamarack City a success. I can not list everyone individually here, but thank you for your continued support with ...

America is on the road to ruin

To the editor:America is headed straight towards destruction. And this destruction will come as a judgment from God. This judgment can only be averted if we seek God and turn ourselves and our country around.Responsibility for the ungodliness which now prevails in our great country belongs to ...

Are festivals held too close?

To the editor:It appeared that the Heritage Days finale in Calumet was not well-attended. First, it was poorly promoted this year - I heard many people complaining all week long that they didn't know what was happening, where or when. Many people didn't know whether there was a parade, or ...

Adding on to DMG?article

To the editor:I would like to provide some additional information as a follow-up to the Gazette's July 17 article about the Calumet Theatre's 3rd Grand Raffle.Net proceeds from each of the previous Grand Raffles are not/were not "used for operations of the theater" as stated in the article. I ...

Chicken B-B-Q a big success

To the editor:On behalf of the Dollar Bay Fire Department and the Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Area Schools, we would like to thank the following for their support of the chicken barbecue fourth of July celebration: Dollar Bay Linoleum & Tile, Mike Borsum, Copper Country Cubes, Nels ...

Kermit’s Kids say ‘Thanks’

To the editor:On behalf of the Kermit's Keweenaw Kids Youth Program we would like to sincerely thank all of the golfers who came out on July 12 to the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge to support the Kermit's Keweenaw Kids youth program fundraiser. Our thanks also to the following individuals and ...

Barbecue help is appreciated

To the editor:Houghton Lions Club members and Michigan Tech football players assisted with cooking the chicken for the barbecue held Aug. 2.Members of the club worked on rebuilding the Matt Manderfield Barbecue Pit adjacent to the Dee Stadium. Many thanks to Superior Block, Pebbles, Pete ...

The causes of a depression

To the editor:A depression occurs when there is too little demand for goods, not a great supply. What is needed is more customers, not more capital. A depression exists when the sum-total of employers pay their employees too little to buy back all they produce. It is the excessive profit they ...

Killing wolves is no answer

To the editor:The sole purpose of wildlife management in this country is to maximize numbers of opportunities for hunters and fishermen. The (now) majority of Americans that would like to "take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints" routinely see our predators decimated in the name ...

Land would be a good Senator

To the editor:Terri Lynn Land is running for Carl Levin's seat in the Senate. She did a terrific job as our Secetary of State for two terms. We got better service for less money. Now it is time to elect her to the Senate. She plans to visit many of our towns and cities to meet us face to ...

Credible wolf review needed

To the editor:In regards to the plan to remove wolves from the endangered species, which has been on hold, it is unknown if it will delay the delisting of the wolves.Some of the leading wolf experts were removed from the list to stifle descent. There were 16 scientists who signed a letter to ...

Reunion was a great success

To the Editor:We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the following for their support of the successful Hancock All School Reunion: Daily Mining Gazette, Hancock Public Schools, City of Hancock, Wickley Agency, WMPL, WOLV, Superior National Bank, Dave's BP, Fine Line Tire, Gartner's ...

Humane Society misrepresented

To the editor:John Hongisto's misrepresentations about The Humane Society of the United States are part of an effort to defend Michigan's unnecessary wolf hunting season.While we oppose an open trophy hunting season on Michigan's wolves, which is not backed by sound science or Michigan's own ...

Liberal media is misleading

To the editor:News is often distorted by those who report it. Liberals, who have dominated the news media for decades, have done biased reporting on abortion, gun control, race relations, etc.George Zimmerman, who shot black teenager, Trayvon Martin, last year to defend himself, was mislabeled ...

Delighted by federal delay

To the editor:I was excited to hear the news "Feds delay review of plan to drop wolf protections." Surely, given the number of people that expressed outrage over the decision to drop three prominent wolf biologists from the committee, they really had no choice.Apparently they thought they could ...

A Frisbee ‘Thank You’

To the editor:The Frisbee Committee would like to thank all involved for the very successful 56th Annual Coca-Cola International Frisbee Tournament.Attendance for the event continues to grow, players and fans continue to rave about the venue, and, as one contestant said Sunday night, "This is ...

Belated thanks from ATV club

To the editor:First off, I would like to say sorry this took so long.The Keweenaw ATV club would like to send a great big thank you to Portage Health, And all the other groups that helped put on a ATV Safety Clinic. This was back in May.Again, thank you all very much.Keweenaw ATV Club

Good response to playground

To the editor:On behalf of the Copper Harbor Playground Project I would like to thank the entire Keweenaw community for their generous support! We have received nearly 3,000 individual donations ranging from kids sending $1 of their allowance money to thousands of dollars from local ...