Residences of the White Lake area, as you know, the fire authority is asking for a raise in their millage from 1.44 to 1.65. However, the 1.65 goes on top of the existing 1.44 for a total of 3…

Since 1943 Whitehall’s Charter has mandated our city’s government to be a Council-Manager plan. As in our school system, a professional superintendent leads with an elected local citizens boar…

October 22nd is International Stuttering Awareness Day. Stuttering is the only disability people still laugh at but we’re working to change that! Just over 70 million people around the world s…

If someone took 97% of your income, would you want to give more to charity? This disenfranchisement would change our culture. (this has been promised by former leaders)

The proposal to amend the Whitehall charter is a silliness that should be rejected overwhelmingly. Currently the charter gives the council the authority to elect the mayor. The proposal would …

The taxpayer’s are paying at present 1.44 mills for a millage that continues until 2025 which we pay now on our taxes. The White Lake Fire Authority (WLFA) is asking for an additional 1.65 mil…

I am impressed with Mr. Mikkelson’s astute observations from last week’s Beacon.

According to an article I just read from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce about one half of our state’s communities have opted out of allowing recreational marijuana sold in their “back yard.”

In our United States, registered voters have the privilege of electing our president, our state governors, our members of congress and many officials at the local level.

I agree with last week’s reader that savvy Americans will decide whether or not Trump’s admitted contacts with Ukrainian President Zelensky violate his Oath of Office, violate the U.S.Constitu…

By Lucas Nelsen

Last week the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance announced that Michigan shelters achieved a combined live release rate of 90%, a benchmark for determining No Kill. Reducing the killing in Michigan sh…

Authorize remote “satellite” pharmacies — Senate Bill 340

Last year my best friend’s husband died. We are now approaching the anniversary of his death. With that in mind, I have been searching for a gift to send her to help her through what is going …

Social Security touches the lives of nearly every American. Hispanics make up our nation’s largest ethnic minority group with a population of 58.9 million, representing 18.1 percent of the nat…

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