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June 2003 Viewpoints
Friends pay tribute to Nicole Bloom, climbing accident victim
By Bethany Baibak, Liz Ross and Jessica Bibbee Posted
and updated 06/27/2003
HOUGHTON -- Nicole Bloom, 23, of Stevensville, Mich., a recent Michigan Tech graduate, lost her life last weekend in a tragic accident
while climbing in the Grand Tetons, near Jackson, Wyoming. Rescuers found her body on June 21. In a tribute to Nicole, her friends Bethany Baibak, Liz Ross and Jessica Bibbee describe Nicole's love of the outdoors and her active commitment to environmental issues.
Keweenaw Now appreciates the permission to publish this tribute to Nicole's short but inspiring life, and we have added links to the Funeral Home Guest Book and Obituary.
ye! Hear ye! Town Crier for Lac La Belle, Copper Harbor
By John Kaleita Posted 06/21/2003
LAC LA BELLE, COPPER HARBOR -- In his latest Town Crier newsletter John Kaleita reports
news briefs from Lac La Belle and Copper Harbor. Kaleita brings readers up to
date on Mt. Bohemia snowmaking, Hunter's Point fundraising, new Delaware Mine
attractions and other Grant Township happenings. He also reminds residents of
Planning/Zoning Consultant Mark Wycoff's seminar for Grant Township Board members and interested community residents from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, June 23, at the Copper Harbor Visitors
Center and, also on June 23, Wycoff's Training Program for local government officials and invited guests at the Mariner
North from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. more
Keweenaw Chain Drive Bike Races June 14-15 to offer spectator area, guided
By Dan Dalquist Posted 06/12/2003
HANCOCK -- The 2003 Portage Health System Chain Drive Festival of mountain bike races will
include a spectator area and a guided tour
of the 16-mile race course. The biggest change is in the schedule: The 16-mile and 32-mile races will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, at Maasto Hiihto; and the technical time trial and Junior Chain Drive will be Sunday, June 15, at the MTU Ski Trails. Guest columnist Dan Dalquist, volunteer coordinator for the race, says the race committee hopes to raise more than $3000 this year for trail maintenance and design.
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