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Peddling a Path to TC’s Future

Blog Archive | February 4, 2010 | By Brian Beauchamp

Last week, the Traverse City City Commission hosted a panel of top community leaders for a program called “TC Tomorrow.”...

Gardens Fed by Community

Blog Archive | January 26, 2010 | By Diane Conners

Now, the words “community” and “garden” are transforming lives across the country, and a special event in Traverse City on Sunday, Jan. 31 highlights “The Promise of Gardens: How Gardens Build Community, Feed Us All and Reconnect Us to Nature,” featuring ...

State Readies Rogers City Coal Ash Hearing

January 25, 2010 | By Glenn Puit

National push builds for new federal storage rules...

I’m Out of the Car-Commuter Game

Blog Archive | January 22, 2010 | By Jim Lively

It’s official: I parked my dilapidated Honda Civic for the last time last May....

Biomass: Boon or Bugaboo?

January 20, 2010 | By Glenn Puit

A utility’s big move toward renewables prompts a closer look...

New Questions as State Mulls Wolverine Coal Permit

January 18, 2010 | By Glenn Puit

Co-op sees big demand drop, ignores a cheaper, cleaner power plant...

A Good Food Road Show

January 5, 2010 | By Diane Conners

Chefs, agencies, grocers help strapped families “go local” at dinner table...

State Punts on New Coal Plants

December 29, 2009 | By Jim Dulzo

Decision interferes with Granholm’s green jobs strategy...

Most Climate Delegates Accepting Obama’s ‘Accord’

December 21, 2009 | By Keith Schneider

But small countries reject deal, fashioned with China, India, Brazil...

Region Sets Table for Healthier Kids

December 21, 2009 | By Diane Conners

Conference will boost “farm to school” local food programs...

COPENHAGEN: Looking to Cities for Salvation

December 17, 2009 | By Brian Beauchamp

Unrest Grows as Conference Nears End...

Looking to Cities for Salvation

Blog Archive | December 16, 2009 | By Brian Beauchamp

The adage, “think globally, act locally” comes to mind, especially as negotiations reach a grinding halt and conference-goers are left looking for ways to start taking the climate challenge into their own hands....

Board Minutes: Big Drop in Co-op’s Power Demand

December 14, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Revelation comes as DEQ readies Rogers City coal plant decision...

One Week to Go in Copenhagen

December 14, 2009 | By Keith Schneider

But final act of planetary drama far from clear...

Copenhagen Climate Demonstration:

December 13, 2009 | By Keith Schneider

Noisy, colorful, insistent crowds push for action...

COPENHAGEN: ‘Youngos’ Wear Orange

December 11, 2009 | By Brian Beauchamp

Youth leadership at climate summit hard to miss...

Benzie’s Moment of Truth

Blog Archive | December 10, 2009 | By Jim Lively

Like every other local government in Michigan, Benzie County is really feeling the state budget crunch. That’s why, earlier this year, Benzie officials decided to cut their entire planning and zoning program; it’s a “non-mandated” service, so it is an eas...

Execs Well Paid for Pushing Rogers City Coal Plant

December 8, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Wolverine’s top two earned almost $1 million in 2007...

On Our Way To Copenhagen

December 7, 2009 | By Brian Beauchamp

Copenhagen Closeup...

TCL&P Seeks Clear Path to Clean Energy

December 4, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Utility wants residents’ advice on moving from coal to local green power...

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