Letters To The Editor

Letters to the Editor: Voelker offered best piece of fishing lit ever

To the Journal editor: In reference to Doug Mills’s letter of 7-16, I offer comments on his request to the DNR to keep the location of wild native brook trout confidential with comments about John Voelker. Mills expressed concern about the ruin of the environment. Don’t worry, Mr. Mills. ...

Letters to the Editor: Community thanked for PWPL support

To the Journal Editor: On behalf of the library board of trustees and staff, I would like to thank the city of Marquette voters for their overwhelming support of the Peter White Public Library on Aug. 8. It is heartening to see such public support for the library. This capital improvement ...

Letters to the Editor: Negaunee citizens come through

To the Journal editor: On behalf of Negaunee Public School’s Board of Education, I would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the Negaunee voters for supporting our sinking fund millage. The result of the Aug. 8 election confirms our thought of how fortunate we are to be part of such ...

Letters to the Editor: And justice for all

To the Journal editor: As part of celebrating Labor Day that honors the contributions of our workers to progressing our country, we define, justify, and apply justice to declare just worker rights. What is justice? Justice is revealed in our history when we progressed from justice for few ...

LWV not non-partisan

To the Journal Editor: I must take issue with your Where We Stand editorial of Wednesday, Aug. 2, regarding the League of Women Voters. In your editorial, you stated, “Nonpartisanship is a cornerstone of the LWV’s mission since it doesn’t support or oppose any political party or ...

Letters to the Editor

4 reasons part-time move is bad To the Journal editor: Lt. Gov. Calley has recently called to make the Michigan Legislature part time. While I understand the urge to save a little money and stick it to the political class, here are four reasons it’s probably not a good idea. First, the ...

Letters to the Editor

Bergman must change position To the Journal editor: I’m very concerned with the health insurance circus that is running in the 115th Congress. The House Bill (H.R. 1628) that U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman supported, that even President Trump characterized as “mean,” was forwarded to the ...

Letters to the Editor: Codifying nurse-to-patient ratios needed

To the Journal editor: Registered nurses at UP Health System-Marquette (formerly Marquette General Hospital) have joined the nationwide chorus of RNs supporting legislative action at both the state and federal level to codify the nurse-to-patient ratios. In Michigan, several bills have been ...

Tax relief needed

To the Journal editor: As the head of a statewide construction trade association, I see firsthand how high federal taxes and an increasing number of government regulations have negatively impacted Michigan’s construction industry, which employs more than 160,000 people in the state. This ...

Letters to the Editor: New group looks forward to future

To the Journal editor: Thank you for the editorial opinion “New Marquette County League of Women Voters a positive step” that you published in the Aug. 2 Mining Journal. We were pleased to have Journal Staff Writer Christie Bleck interview us and publish a nice article introducing the ...

Letters to the Editor: SHF says thanks

To the Journal editor: On behalf of the Superior Health Foundation team, Board of Directors and Cancer Care of Marquette County, we extend a sincere thank you to the many outstanding people and businesses that did their part to ensure an outstanding Superior Health Foundation Annual Golf ...

Letters to the editor: Eagle owner thankful

To the Journal editor: I would like to thank the Marquette City Commission, staff and residents for all the time and effort spent over the last eight weeks in soliciting, analyzing and questioning the bids received for the city’s trash and recycling collection. It was a time-consuming ...

Cambensy top choice

To the Journal editor: Please join me in voting for Sara Cambensy for the 109th District House of Representatives on Tuesday. Sara was elected to the Marquette City Commission three times so she has already proven that she is dedicated to serving the people with courage, integrity, ...

Derocha deserves support

To the Journal editor: WIth an important election fast approaching, we are listening closely to all the candidates because so many issues exist in the Upper Peninsula. We need experienced people to speak up for the U.P. and work to resolve them. Our biggest issue at this time is attracting ...

Voting for Cambensy

To the Journal editor: Our area of the Upper Peninsula has experienced the unfortunate loss mid-term of our serving state representative. While time will heal that unexpected loss, citizens of the 109th District must now carefully make a selection of the most qualified seasoned replacement ...

Supporting Negaunee school millage

To the Journal editor: Historically, the citizens of Negaunee have always supported our school district. Our school system in Negaunee is one thing that sets us apart from other local communities. I am writing to urge the voters of Negaunee’s district to vote yes on Tuesday to a millage ...

Letters to the Editor

Derocha best choice To the Journal editor: As a former Marquette County resident I have known and had dealings with Joe Derocha on many topics many times for many years. I feel so strongly that Joe is the man needed as representative for the 109th District that I would like to show ...

Letters to the Editor: Voting for Derocha

To the Journal editor: As the primary election for the people of the 109th District nears, we are fortunate to have some outstanding candidates. I feel Joe Derocha has the expertise and work ethic to be very successful as our next representative for the 109th District. He has previously had ...

Letter to the Editor: Hosking deserves support in 109th race

To the Journal editor: We believe in Upper Peninsula power and therefore, we believe in Jeremy Hosking. We are both retired educators and now local business owners. We are proclaiming our total support of Jeremy Hosking for the Michigan House of Representatives 109th District. Jeremy’s 10 ...

Letters to the Editor: Writer backing Cambensy in election

To the Journal editor: I have some observations concerning the upcoming primary election for the seat vacated by the untimely passing of John Kivela. About 95 to 97 percent of the population of the State of Michigan does not live here in the Upper Peninsula. That means the person who is ...