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Tech student governments doing great job

November 22, 2013 We offer a tip of the hat as well as our profound admiration to the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) at Michigan Technological University. more »»

HHS reference defames program

November 22, 2013 To the editor: I strongly object to your consistent referral to Brad Aldrich as a volunteer with the Houghton High School hockey program. more »»

Keweenaw is targeting RVs

November 22, 2013 To the editor: So, Keweenaw county wants RV owners to move their RV's off their own property. Reason — No primary building. more »»

Oregon can have our wolves

November 22, 2013 To the editor: Last week I saw a letter to our editor from another non-Michigander (Oregon) complaining about our wolf hunt. more »»

Problem with Judith’s letter

November 22, 2013 To the editor: I have a few problems with some of the facts that Judith from Oregon shares with us to explain why she is shocked that wolf hunting is used as a management tool. more »»

LLF offers grants for teachers

November 22, 2013 To the editor: Given the numerous cuts in public funding to education, there is a necessary reliance on other funding for Michigan educators and schools. more »»

C.A.P.E. offers thanks for festival

November 22, 2013 To the editor: The fundraising committee for the Community Alliance for Progressive Education (C.A.P. more »»

HCMCF filled an important need

November 22, 2013 To the editor: There are some times in life when your family just can’t take care of all your needs. more »»

Deer season should be a safe and happy time

November 15, 2013 Today marks the start of Michigan’s firearm deer hunting season, a time that is viewed as holiday-time in some circles. more »»

Mourning the passing of a real civil servant

November 13, 2013 A true Copper Country hero has left us far too soon. Mark Peters of Hancock passed away at his home Monday at the age of 63. more »»

A good move for the Great Lakes

November 5, 2013 Last month, the U.S. House passed legislation we feel will greatly benefit many smaller waterfront communities not only in Michigan but in the entire Great Lakes Region. more »»

With little effort, Trick or Treat time can be the best of times

October 30, 2013 With Halloween Thursday the three “trick or treat” opportunities for kids around here comes to an end. more »»

H-PT school board got it right with policy change

October 23, 2013 On Monday, the Houghton-Portage Township School’s Board of Education gave final approval to a policy allowing students to use cell phones and other electronic devices in schoo. more »»

The KLT, not the feds, got land use right

October 15, 2013 In past few days we’ve seen both good and bad examples of managing lands for public use. more »»

Dianda right in responding to Ontonagon

October 10, 2013 Earlier this week State Rep. Scott Dianda introduced legislation that would affect a very small percentage of the state’s population. Six-ten thousandths percent to be exact. more »»

United Way campaign is a great cause

October 1, 2013 The Copper Country United Way campaign is under way and once again it’s time to offer our thanks and appreciation for this valued local organization and all the services it helps to provid. more »»

It’s now time to have that ‘other’ discussion

September 20, 2013 With the tragic shooting Monday in Washington, D.C., we can already see the two lines forming to once again take up the debate over stricter gun control. more »»

Tech in-state tuition for vets a good move

September 17, 2013 At this Thursday’s meeting of the Board of Control of Michigan Technological University, the board will act on a recommendation from the administration to grant in-state tuition rates to all militar... more »»

Parade of Nations gives us a time to celebrate diversity

September 13, 2013 Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines diversity as the state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization. more »»

A day of infamy for today’s generation

September 11, 2013 There are historical dates that, as Franklin Roosevelt said of one particular Sunday, “will live in infamy.” Of course the day to which he was referring was Dec. more »»

 
 
 

 

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