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Personal attack typical response from Left

Letter to the Editor:

Re: Jeff Laadt letter of Aug. 5, 2014.

I wrote a Letter to the Editor July 29 criticizing a July 23 commentary written by Robert Reich in your paper.

Jeff Laadt wrote a response to my letter on Aug. 5. Rather than confining his thoughts to the issues,

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:02 AM
Vilas County voters deserve new ATV referendum

Letter to the Editor:

On Aug. 26, 2014, the Vilas County Board will vote on an ordinance that by law will officially open Vilas County roads and forest land to all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) and repeal the 2004 binding resolution.

Many myths are circulating about the 2004 non-binding referendum that resulted in the 2004 binding resolution as well as the need for a new 2014 referendum to allow Vilas taxpayers a voice in their government.

Myth No. 1: The 2004 referendum “was the result of a two-year campaign

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:02 AM
Businesses will follow tourists

Dear Editor:

In response to the letter last week that Eagle River needs a development plan — agreed!

Eagle River does need a plan, every town needs a plan. But let’s not think a few simple changes will make big improvements.

Eagle River was the premier destination because

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:01 AM
There is plenty of space

Letter to the Editor:

Over the past few weeks, I have been reading the Letters to the Editor from those folks who are advocating a countywide referendum on the all-terrain vehicle (ATV) issue in Vilas County. It would seem to me that government works best when it works close to the issue.

What I mean by that is currently there are definitely local municipalities that strongly favor ATV routes and trails in their community. There are also definitely local municipalities that strongly oppose ATV routes and trails in their community.

Think about this for a moment. Does it really make sense for a municipality

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:01 AM
Our view

The ERRA and its auction
need community support

If you get a chance this Friday and Saturday, it would pay dividends for the North Woods community and its youth to show some support of the 52nd anniversary Youth Days Auction, sponsored by the Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA).


The auction is a place to find great deals on all kinds of new

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:52 AM