Opinion

Homeless youths need our support, help

November 10, 2018

Homeless youths need our support, help Letter to the editor by Cynthia Arneson Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week is November 10 to 18. Imagine being a 17-year-old high school senior and finding yourself homeless and on your own. It is a stark existence fraught with despair. There are currently more than 2 million homeless youth in the United States, with Michigan ranking sixth in…

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Letter to the Editor: Vote no on Proposal 2.

October 24, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Vote no on Proposal 2.

Letter to the Editor: Vote no on Proposal 2. Letter to the Editor by Laura Krentz Redrawing the federal and state voting district lines happens every 10 years after the U.S. Census.  Voters Not Politicians (VNP) is a ballot proposal that seeks to change who determines where these district lines are drawn.  Currently, the party in control in Lansing draws…

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Reader believes Life EMS was the right move.

October 23, 2018

Reader believes Life EMS was the right move. Letter to the Editor by Kerry Krentz. Losing one’s job can be a scary thing.  Recently our Oceana County Commissioners voted to disband Oceana County Emergency Medical Services (OCEMS) and to hire Life EMS.  Life EMS guaranteed a job interview to all former OCEMS employees. And everyone who interviewed with Life EMS…

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Reader questions Weare Township ballot language.

October 19, 2018

Reader questions Weare Township ballot language. Letter to the Editor by Lori Green, Weare Township. “Shall the amendment to Section 8.03(E) of the Weare Township Zoning Ordinance adopted by the Weare Township Board on June 11, 2018, be approved?”  Weare Township residents, this is the Zoning Ordinance Amendment Proposal approved by your township board. Is it clear what you are…

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Letter to Editor: Encouraging a no vote on Weare Twp. zoning amendment.

October 15, 2018

Letter to Editor: Encouraging a no vote on Weare Twp. zoning amendment. By Robert Green, Weare Township. Dear Editor, An example of limited government is currently underway in Weare Township.  On June 25, 2018, Robert M. Green, a registered elector of Weare Township, filed with the Weare Township Deputy Clerk (the clerk was unavailable), a notice of intent to file…

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