June 2005 Views
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June 2005 Viewpoints
Club Indigo to present Casablanca July 8
By Joe Kirkish Posted
-- Film critic Joe Kirkish gives a preview of the July Club Indigo feature
film, Casablanca, to be shown Friday, July 8, at the Calumet
Theatre. Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid,
is set at the height of World War II -- a timely movie
about refugees from Europe seeking asylum in the notorious Moroccan city, where
they wait and hope for a passage to freedom. Joe calls Casablanca not
only a classic, but "the greatest romance of all times."
Movie begins at 7:15 p.m. (with a vintage Loony Toon included), preceded by an all
Mediterranean buffet from the Keweenaw Co-op at 6 p.m. more
By Ray Molzon Posted
-- Guest author Ray Molzon presents another thought-provoking column --
this time reminding readers of the impending energy crisis. Peak Oil is a term referring
to the moment in time when global oil production reaches a climax -- a moment
that "some believe is five or ten years down the road, if not already
passed," Molzon says. He reminds us that petroleum, in addition to its uses
for transportation, is used in the manufacture and packaging of an inestimable
number of products we take for granted -- from laundry detergent to cosmetics to
ball point pens. Molzon notes it is time the mainstream press addressed this
Copper Harbor and National Trails Day
By Sam Raymond Posted
COPPER HARBOR -- National Trails Day,
June 4, 2005, marked the third consecutive year that volunteers in Copper Harbor have participated
in this national event on the local level. Guest author Sam Raymond, owner of the Keweenaw Adventure Company in Copper
Harbor, reports his staff organized over 30 volunteers who donated their day to
such tasks as clearing deadfall and debris, raking the trails, posting new trail signs and building several new bridges and boardwalks.
Tony Schwenn adds his photos of trail work. Raymond also writes about upcoming
trail events in Copper Harbor, a temporary moratorium on logging to protect
Keweenaw County trails and the Michigan Nature Association's latest land
acquisition project to protect the Estivant Pines and the future of trails in
the area. more
Photo: Sam Raymond in front of his colorful Keweenaw Adventure Company sign, Copper Harbor.
© 2005 Michele Anderson)
Improving Terrace Park
By Tammy Racine Posted
Guest author Tammy Racine, a student at the B.R.I.D.G.E. Alternative High School
in Hancock, offers her vision of an improved Terrace Park. Tammy was one of
nearly 50 B.R.I.D.G.E. students who have been building a walking trail in the
park. The trail opened on June 1 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and trail walk attended by Hancock
City Council members.* Tammy gives reasons why she and fellow students
believe a skate park would be another good addition to Terrace Park. more
Photo: B.R.I.D.G.E. student and guest author Tammy
Racine and her friend Chris Duefrene, a former B.R.I.D.G.E.
student, participated in the ribbon cutting and opening of the Terrace
Park Walking Trail in east Hancock on June 1, 2005.* (Photo
© 2005 Michele Anderson)
and see photos of B.R.I.D.G.E. students and their work on the Terrace Park
-- August 2005 Viewpoints
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