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Bill Fink, guest columnist for Keweenaw Now, has lived in Portage Township since 1990. He came to the
Keweenaw as the Superintendent of Isle Royale National Park. From 1993 to 1996
he served as the first Superintendent of Keweenaw National Historical Park. He
still works for the National Park Service (even through the government shutdowns
in 1995 and 1996), and now manages the strategic planning and performance
management program for the 13 states in the Midwest Region of the NPS.
Bill's stories and photographs have appeared in several publications, including BACKPACKER
and Lake Superior magazines. He is presently developing a
post-retirement business venture, Bill Fink Communications, that will provide
writing, training, photography and public speaking services.
Parenthood protester profile
HOUGHTON -- What motivates a person to display graphic signs of aborted fetuses
during Houghton's traffic rush? Keweenaw Now guest columnist Bill
Fink interviewed several of these protesters to find out. As the Michigan Senate
considers funding for family planning services, the protests against Planned
Parenthood Express in Houghton have also been the subject of a recent series of
articles in the Michigan Tech Lode. more
Children in abortion demonstrations: It's time for regulation
HOUGHTON -- Anti-choice picketers are placing real children in harm's way on the
picket line. In the third article of a series, Bill Fink, Keweenaw Now
assistant editor and columnist, discusses the facts of the situation and the
implications for our community. more
Parenthood Protester Profile
HOUGHTON -- What motivates a person to display graphic signs of aborted
fetuses during Houghton's traffic rush? Keweenaw Now guest
columnist Bill Fink attempts to find out. more
Anti-abortion signs raise question, "What is obscene?"
HOUGHTON -- Guest columnist Bill Fink, of Portage Township, has been troubled
and perplexed by the display of graphic signs as part of the continuing protests
against Planned Parenthood. He explains some of his thoughts on the issue
and outlines the interviews he will be conducting to try to learn more about
protesters' reasons for displaying these signs. more
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