Letters To The Editor

New ticket procedures coming

To the Journal editor: After a high demand for ticket sales on the night of our September concert at Kaufman Auditorium, the Marquette Symphony Orchestra would like to let everyone know of a new procedure that will be implemented for future concerts, beginning Oct. 28. Anyone buying a ...

Is religion key to contentment?

To the Journal editor: How is it fair people of religious faith are able to live lives of emotional tranquility, while those with little or no religious faith live emotionally turbulent lives? As we all know, Christine Blasey Ford accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at some ...

Project supported kids for ninth year

To the Journal editor: The ninth annual Project Keep Kids Warm, community outreach, concluded on Oct. 6. Numerous families, primarily from the Ishpeming and Negaunee area, received a free shopping day at the Ishpeming Armory for winter clothing. The project collected slightly used or new ...

Preserve family farm

To the Journal editor: (Recently) the House of Representatives voted to pass The Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018 — “Tax Cuts 2.0.” It makes changes to the tax code permanent for farmers and ranchers across the country by creating lower tax rates for sole ...

Consider adopting shelter dog

To the Journal editor: October may be dominated by falling leaves and Halloween, but it’s also Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. Across the country, shelter dogs are looking for warm homes with owners who can provide loving care. It’s not only the pups that need help: Many shelters are ...

Columnist, Journal thanked for coverage

To the Journal editor: I just sent an email to Dr. Conway McClean thanking him for his consistently fine articles. Then I realized it was important to thank The Mining Journal for the Health Section of the newspaper. His articles have helped me understand so much about important issues to me ...

Thank a hero today

To the Journal editor: Those 12 people I bet they nerver visited the wall or police memorial for those who protect us, where it is appropriate to take a knee and thank them for our freedom.

Trip was success

To the Journal editor: The seventh grade students at Aspen Ridge Middle School would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their support in the annual class trip to Clear Lake Education Center on Sept. 19, 20 and 21: ≤ Mr. Greg Meyer (Meyer Yamaha) ≤ Mr. Dave ...

Tax cuts working

To the Journal editor: Tax cuts are putting Michigan back to work, but you don’t have to take my word for it. Michigan’s unemployment rate hit 4.1 percent in August-the lowest rate since 2000. And since the passage of the Tax Cuts and Job Act, Michigan has added over 25,000 jobs, a ...

Letters to the Editor

Regarding short-term rentals To the Journal editor: There is controversy about the concept of permissibility of short-term rentals in Chocolay Township. There is a group of people who are vehemently opposed to them, who appear to be on a campaign to prohibit them on the lakeshore, where they ...

Veteran supported

To the Journal editor: Last week, I was eating at Big Boy Restaurant and one guy thanked me for serving my country. I do not know who he was. He paid for my meal. Thanks a lot.

Christ is the one

To the Journal editor: The good news is that even with your unbelief Jesus Christ loves you so much that he died for you. He is ready and waiting for you. He won’t force you or anyone. So it’s up to each of us to choose Him or not. There is no middle ground with Jesus. I’m praying ...

Letters to the editor

Church tour educates To the Journal editor: Grace Episcopal Church of Ishpeming would like to thank the Ishpeming Historical Society for including our church on their recent historical society tour. We were delighted and proud to showcase our beautiful and historical church. The church ...

What will happen to old building?

To the Journal editor: The question has been raised recently as to what happens to the present Marquette General Hospital complex once the new structure goes into operation. From the standpoint of a veteran, the conversion to a V.A. facility would be an excellent solution. The present veteran ...

Forest industry seeks common ground

To the Journal editor: In response to recently published news articles opposing SB 396, the forest products industry has been working to ensure that all sides — the County Road Association, county road commissions and the many businesses within our forest products industry — find common ...

Bible is God’s word — period

To the Journal editor: Several individuals have been critical of my letters to the editor. They want to say that the Bible is not the inerrant, infallible, inspired Word of God. The Bible has been studied by more scholars than any other publication and no one has documented any errors in ...

Arseneau doing great work at Jacobetti

To the Journal editor: The D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette is one of the gems of the Upper Peninsula. The care, dedication and concern shown by all the staff for the veterans is fantastic. My family, like many others in the U.P., have had loved ones cared for in this wonderful ...

‘Giant’ included in missive

To the Journal editor: In climate essays, I have written about climate science “giants” like John Tyndall, Milutin Milankovich, Svante Arrhenius and Eunice Foote. I missed one giant and it is an embarrassment to me that I overlooked him. Alexander von Humboldt sits at the top with few ...

Key Kavanaugh question posed

To the Journal editor: After watching the confirmation process of Judge Kavanaugh on TV, I have a bipartisan question to ask your readers and the American public: “Are you comfortable with defining the character of a person by an event that (may or may not) have occurred during his or her ...

Saying goodbye to Marquette

To the Journal editor: Thank you Marquette: While moving away from a community is never easy, for me, this one is particularly difficult. Seven and a half years ago, Marquette welcomed the Andrews with open arms making us feel at home. For this I am grateful. During my time here and ...