State News Archive

Peters, Stabenow denounce Republican opposition to protecting Michigan’s environment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sens. Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow expressed disappointment after their amendment to protect Michigan’s environment and enhance oversight over aging pipelines in the Great Lakes, such as those underneath the Straits of Mackinac, was defeated Wednesday. The amendment, which was offered during Senate consideration of legislation authorizing construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, […]

TC pier will cost almost $9 million

By Brian McGillivary The Record-Eagle TRAVERSE CITY (TNS) — City officials will have to do some serious angling if they hope to snag enough money to pay for a proposed public fishing pier into West Bay, a would-be structure with a price tag estimated at $8.7 million. City officials recently received preliminary designs from consultants […]

Porcupine Mountains artist program accepting applications

Porcupine Mountains artist program accepting applications

LANSING — Applications are being accepted for the Porcupine Mountains Artist-in-Residence Program for the 2015 spring, summer and fall and 2016 winter residencies. The program is open to artists and artisans whose work can be influenced by the unique northern wilderness setting of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park – also known as “the Porkies.” Located […]