Opinions

To the editor: I read with great interest the view point article on your Opinion page of the Avalanche dated October 5, 2017, describing the Au Sable River being showcased in Michigan History Museum’s newest exhibition in Lansing.  Current DNR Fisheries Chief Jim Dexter in this opinion page...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director Greetings Main Streeters – Thank you for another year of serving with this community. We have thoroughly enjoyed it, and look forward to continuing to contribute to Grayling. In the upcoming editions of “From the Director’s Desk,” I would...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director As you may recall last week I began a three-part series about what the holiday season brings to mind for me. Naturally, the first part was shopping local, followed by being neighborly. This week I will to share some thoughts on seasonal...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director As you may recall last week I began a three-part series about what the holiday season brings to mind for me. Naturally, the first part was shopping local. This week I will to speak to being neighborly. This goes beyond just your literal...
To the editor: There is a proposal to put a large, private, for profit marina on Lake Margrethe. It would be on the west end of the lake opening along M-72. Plan is for a 200-foot long 40-foot wide dock with slip space for 12 boats.  Extending 200 feet into the lake, the dock would cut off all...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director Season’s Greetings! Lights and decorations are popping up more and more, and the holiday tunes are all around. These seasonal cues always bring to mind a few important matters: shopping local, being neighborly, and cold weather safety. Over...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director As you may recall, last week I took time to thank some of the excellent contributors that helped to make the 40th Annual Christmas Walk a spectacular success. This week I will continue that theme by thanking a couple of individuals who have...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director Thank you. Grayling Main Street (GMSt) hosted the 40th Annual Grayling Christmas Walk this past weekend. This event is only possible through the dedicated service of volunteers, and the generous contributions of our local businesses and...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director Christmas Walk is here! This weekend we will be celebrating the 40th Annual Christmas Walk in Downtown Grayling and we could not be more excited. This year will include some of the classics seen over the years, including: Santa and Mrs....
by Doug Bourgeois, Beaver Creek Township Fire Chief I am a traditionalist when it comes to cooking the bird. Three, four or five hours in the oven, the smell of the basting bird lingering through the house as I watch the Lions lose another (been a Lions fan too long).  But my brother and son...

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