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  1. Project approved to rebuild Boardman River lot, boat rampRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 4 | Washington Times

    Traverse City commissioners have approved a roughly $462,000 project to rebuild a parking lot and boat ramp along the Boardman River. The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports the reconstruction approved Monday also includes installing an accessible kayak and canoe launch and adding stormwater filtration.


  2. Project rejected to rebuild Boardman River lot, boat rampRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that commissioners on Monday had concerns that the proposed design for the new lot, ramp and connecting ramp to a boardwalk would be costly and that the parking lot itself was a bad design for riverfront property. Mayor Pro Tem Ross Richardson said commissioners had lost sight of the project's purpose to improve an access point to the river and Grand Traverse Bay.


  3. Sean Michael Fitzgerald, charter pilot, arrested before scheduled flight; he blew a .30 BACRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Washington Times

    A co-pilot was arrested Thursday morning at a Michigan airport after a breath test revealed his blood-alcohol content exceeded the legal limit several times over. Sean Michael Fitzgerald was preparing to help fly a small Talon Air charter flight out of Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City when the pilot of the plane noticed he was "acting strangely" and asked authorities to investigate.


  4. Plans in works for water trail on 29 miles of Boardman RiverRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports the Land Information Access Association says public input is being sought for the planned 29-mile trail along the Boardman River. The association's Executive Director Larry Burkholder says it wants people to offer input, including on where access points should be located.


  5. Traverse City Film Festival kicks off in northern MichiganRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | Washington Times

    Oscar winner Michael Moore co-founded the festival and is showcasing works by his fellow Michigan natives at the event, which runs Tuesday-Sunday. Altogether, more than 200 movies will be shown.


  6. Man drowns while swimming with friend near Traverse CityRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Washington Times

    The sheriff's office says Anthony Racine struggled while swimming to an island Wednesday in Cedar Hedge Lake in Green Lake Township. Rescuers grabbed Racine's friend but couldn't save him.


  7. Officials fear for Frankfort Coast Guard Station's futureRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Washington Times

    Local officials are worried that they're swimming against the tide as they try to convince the U.S. Coast Guard to maintain its presence at a station in the lakeside city of Frankfort. The Frankfort Coast Guard Station is responsible year-round for the Lake Michigan shore from Arcadia Lake to Leland.


  8. Grand Traverse County discussing property tax to help vetsRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | Washington Times

    Commissioners in Grand Traverse County are expected to decide in April whether to put it on the ballot later this year. The Traverse City Record-Eagle says the 0.15-mill tax would raise about $690,000 a year.


  9. Voices from voters as they cast primary ballots in 4 statesRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | Washington Times

    Voters in four states are making their choices Tuesday in party primaries. Michigan is the big prize sought by Republican front-runner Donald Trump, as he aims to prevent his rivals from narrowing the delegate gap.


  10. Traverse City airport dog becomes Internet sensationRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Washington Times

    A 7-year-old border collie has become a popular topic on the Internet because of the job he performs at the Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City. Airport operations supervisor Brian Edwards tells the Traverse City Record-Eagle that the working dog, Piper, was No.


  11. Plans move ahead to complete paved loop around Boardman LakeRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports the Boardman Lake Trail will one day wrap around the entire lake in a 5-mile-long non-motorized path. The nonprofit TART Trails is seeking input from community members about the trail's final 2-mile leg.


  12. APNewsBreak: Ex-state lawmaker enters race for US HouseRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Washington Times

    Jason Allen, a former Republican state legislator, is entering the race for the U.S. House seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Dan Benishek, who narrowly defeated Allen for the Republican nomination six years ago in Michigan's northernmost district. "I want to be a conservative voice for Upper Michigan," Allen told The Associated Press ahead of an announcement scheduled Thursday at his family-owned clothing store in Traverse City.


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