December 15, 2011 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Struck by the ‘Christmas Spirit’

This year I have been struck with what can only be described as the “Christmas Spirit.” More...

Continuing to learn from father

There are several things that have recently caused me to think about my dad. One year ago, on Dec. 6, Glenn Schicker passed away and took with him a few precious things. One of these things was his weekly column, Make It Plain. More...

The problem with inequality

Since 1980 wealth in America has become more concentrated at the top. A Congressional Budget Office study showed that the income of the top 1% has doubled since 1980. Middle and lower income groups saw only a 1% increase. More...

Majority need to unite

It’s been a sad several years in American history. It is my view that a certain party has returned to its old ways in attacking the middle class in so many ways. More...

TUT centered on community spirit

First, we must thank Amy Lince for her kind words in last week’s paper (“Mayor, Marshal ‘amazing representation’ of community”). More...

Keep lights on for TUT

As year-round residents of the Houghton Lake area for the past four years, we have heard rumblings from neighbors and businesses we frequent of how nice it would be if everyone left their holiday decorations, especially lights, on throughout the holi More...

Support ‘Postal Service Protection Act’

Anyone know what this is attributed to, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night…” except Congress, a Postmaster General who seeks to bring an end to fast, overnight affordable mail service in this country. More...

‘Local government at its worst’

This past year, Gerrish Township, under Supervisor Frank Homola has shown us local government at its worst. More...

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