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Letters to the Editor

Open letter to Ed McBroom

To the editor: Senator McBroom, I’ve been thinking about your space ship comment regarding the 2020 election, where in our conversation, you stated “one doesn’t need to get on a space ship to know the earth is round” and I realized that while the analogy sounds good on its surface ...

PLDL staff weathered the storm

To the editor: Like so many of our local businesses, schools and nonprofits, the Portage Lake District Library (PLDL) and the Hancock School Public Library have faced many challenges since March of 2020. After an initial 3-month mandated building closure in 2020, our phased reopening lasted ...

Free and open elections

To the editor: Election fraud isn’t the issue with Donald Trump and his supporters. Election loss is the issue. If Donald Trump had won the election, there would be no protest. Nevermind that the same election procedures would have been in place. If Donald Trump had won, no Trump ...

‘Biggest lie?’

To the editor: Please note, I really liked the June 29 letter, titled “The True Story.” It gives real substance for banning the recreational use of marijuana. Maybe users of it should turn in their drivers licenses, voter registration cards, as well as any and all lethal weaponry that ...

Sowell was right about liberals

To the editor: To reasonable people, an “armed insurrection” involves the use of firearms, not the possession of non-lethal things like pepper spray for defensive purposes. I am referring to the mislabeled events in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6. The American Revolution against the British ...

Keweenaw Lions thanks

To the editor: The Keweenaw Lions Club wishes to extend their grateful thanks to the many folks who contributed to a very successful spaghetti dinner fundraiser, last month. Many of the contributors include: Slim’s Cafe, Vollwerths, Jim’s Pizza, Ahmeek Fire Department, CLK Schools, Megan ...