The Summer of Transition

by Warren Call July means Cherry Festival and a welcome return to normal zaniness after the not-normal zaniness of the pandemic. July could also mark another important milestone: the end of standing meetings for the Grand Traverse County Joint Operations Center (JOC). This collaborative group of public and...

Make It Possible Here

June marks the return of visitors and seasonal residents ready to enjoy our weather and water. Our lakes, bays, and rivers will once again be the highlight of every Pure Michigan moment. But of course, no visitor can truly appreciate warm weather and getting on the...