Sugar buzz in our schools: Too much sugar is bad. Too much of the alternative is worse.
Because my kid’s public school (Glen Lake) doesn’t allow sodas, I naively thought most schools followed that trend. Unfortunately,
while attending a district finals basketball game at Traverse City
Central I was a bit surprised to find a bank of soda machines in the
school cafeteria. Surprise turned to concern when I noticed they
contained only diet sodas, water and sports drinks. Pepsi Next, which
boasts 60% less sugar, quickly caught my attention. Guess what’s in it...
Wolves & free-thinkers: Your
article (“Confessions of a Save the Wolves Petitioner”) hit home about
the lack of citizenship in America where apathy, selfishness,
frustration and lack of care is rampant in a government that serves the
New war on marijuana: We
pride ourselves on how we take care of the sick in this country. We
have the best hospitals in the world, as well as the finest doctors. You
would think that America totally supports people getting better with
whatever resources are available.
But wait just one
minute. If you choose to medicate with cannabis, (aka: marijuana), not
only are you NOT supported by most of the medical industry (which won’t
treat you if you have THC in your system), but you may find yourself in a
jail cell for growing and using it...
Scott Weiland rocked: I
have been a big fan of Northern Express for many years. I have never
felt compelled to write a letter to the Express or any other publication
in the past. However, the recent article by Rick Coates where he
trashes Scott Weiland’s performance at Ground Zero leaves me so
Ordinance clears way for demolishing junk building: On
February 19, the Benzie County Board of Commissioners approved
Ordinance number 2013-001, adopting the International Property
Maintenance Code, provided by the International Code Council.
adopted and provided by who? The people of Benzie County didn’t know
anything about this until it became enforceable law on February 27, when
it was published in the Record-Patriot...