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What happened to the power?

April 17, 2015 EDITOR: I commented to my co-worker, friends, and family about a power loss I had on April 15. more »»

April 10 power plant article was misleading

April 14, 2015 EDITOR: Your April 10 article titled, “Power plant sale talks to begin,” was factually-accurate, but misleading as to my own intentions and actions. I asked friends to read the article. more »»

Proposal 1 ads give false information

April 11, 2015 EDITOR: I am appalled as I watch the ads for Prop 1. We are being held hostage for safer roads which can’t happen unless this tax proposal passe. more »»

The War on Drugs has failed

April 10, 2015 EDITOR: Recent drug arrests by UPSET were the result of diligent, hard work, and are of course highly commendable. more »»

Yes on Proposal 1

April 9, 2015 EDITOR: I’m a die-hard Liberal. And of course I’m voting “yes” for Proposition 1. But this is a “no-brainer”: Republican Governor Snyder is bucking his own party on this. more »»

A confusing ballot

April 9, 2015 EDITOR: I have received my absentee ballot for the May 5 election. The Gladstone voters ballot presents two issues requiring a vote: Recall election and Proposal 15-1. more »»

No on Proposal 1

April 9, 2015 EDITOR: I am writing about the Proposal 1. They really know how to get around things, don’t they? There should be two proposals on the ballot. One for the 7 percent sales tax, which I agree wit. more »»

It’s not just local anymore

April 4, 2015 EDITOR: Recent rulings by the MI Tax Tribunal that upheld revised property taxes for a number of large businesses in Marquette County using the “dark store” methodology of assessing, has me thinkin. more »»

Jets brought community pride

April 4, 2015 EDITOR: Wow! What can we say down here in Powers-Spalding and surrounding area. more »»

No more money

April 4, 2015 EDITOR: I just saw this ad on TV for voting “yes” to help pay for repairing roads and bridges. How dare the State of Michigan ask for more money. more »»

Proposal 1 not what its seems

April 2, 2015 EDITOR: As the May election approaches the campaign to sell Proposal 1 to the voters has shifted into high gear. Thousands of dollars are being spent on TV and newspaper ads. more »»

Proposal 1 is fraud

April 1, 2015 EDITOR: Thank you, Carol Kolinsky, for writing about the upcoming vote regarding the ales tax increase. I did not know about the “triggers” that happen if we vote yes on the sales tax increas. more »»

Taking away property rights

March 31, 2015 EDITOR: Just what rights do I have with the property for which I paid good money? If this question were asked a century ago the answer probably would have been — anything I wish; do what I want. more »»

Vote ‘no’ on Proposal 1

March 30, 2015 EDITOR: I encourage voters in Delta County to vote “no” May 5 on Proposal 1. This proposal asks voters to increase the state sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent, purportedly to repair the roads. more »»

Don’t vote for tax increase

March 27, 2015 EDITOR: Remember to vote on May 5. To this most people will respond by saying “on what?”. more »»

A scam phone call

March 27, 2015 EDITOR: Last Thursday or Friday a.m., I received a phone call from Jamaica — not positive that it was Jamaica since I did not have my glasses on — nor did I have hearing aids in use. more »»

Business closed

March 27, 2015 EDITOR: I am sad to see another local business has closed its doors due to a number of reasons including the incoming new businesses (Peoples Drug Store. more »»

Behavior at commission meetings

March 25, 2015 EDITOR: At the March 9th Gladstone City Commission meeting, Mr. Nemacheck interrupted me and another resident during public commen. more »»

Is anyone accountable?

March 25, 2015 EDITOR: No matter what the news of the world, the seasons come and go and life goes on! Hopefully for every life snuffed out, new life arrives, filled with hopes and dreams. more »»

Say no to Meijers

March 24, 2015 EDITOR: Last night’s newspaper reported that should Meijer pass all the requirements, jump all the hoops — they will set up shop on the acreage over by Walmart. more »»



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