Opinion

Scottville to consider repealing recreational marijuana ban.

November 16, 2021

Scottville to consider repealing recreational marijuana ban. By Rob Alway Editor’s note: Rob Alway is a Scottville city commissioner and editor-in-chief/owner of Mason County Press. This article serves as an op-ed, including some opinion as an elected official. The Scottville City Commission is considering repealing its current ordinance that prohibits the sale of recreational marijuana in the city. This is…

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Scottville to consider updating truck route. 

November 3, 2021

Scottville to consider updating truck route.  By Rob Alway Editor’s note: Rob Alway is a Scottville city commissioner and editor-in-chief/owner of Mason County Press. This article serves as an op-ed, including some opinion as an elected official.  SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville City Commission is considering changing the city’s truck routes, which would include limiting truck traffic on Main Street north…

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Scottville commission eliminates seasonal campsites. 

October 5, 2021

Scottville commission eliminates seasonal campsites.  By Rob Alway Rob Alway is editor-in-chief and owner of Mason County Press. He is also an elected city commissioner/mayor pro-tem of the City of Scottville. He writes this column as a way to communicate with constituents as a commissioner. SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville City Commission voted to eliminate seasonal campers at Riverside Park during…

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Thanking our utility workers in a busy summer season

August 24, 2021

Letter to the editor: Thanking our utility workers in a busy summer season Dear Editor: Rough weather hasn’t strictly been a winter event in our area of the state this year. Waves of severe thunderstorms and flooding have done a number on numerous places in Michigan during the summer months and those storms have impacted northern Michigan too. Just recently,…

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ESD superintendent thanks voters.

May 11, 2021

ESD superintendent thanks voters. Dear Editor,   To everyone in the West Shore ESD’s boundaries, we would like to say thank you for approving the Special Education Millage Renewal proposal.  At the ESD, we’re proud to partner on behalf of students in special education with the nine local public school districts and four non-public schools in Lake, Mason and Oceana…

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