GUEST VIEWPOINT: Keep sun shining on government

By Cory Johnston In a period of just over one month, my name has twice been on the front page of The Clarkston News for things said at Village of Clarkston council meetings even though I made no public statements and did not attend any city meetings. That would normally give me ample reason to […]

Community support needed for Team Mik

By Nick Hagewood The outpouring of support in the memory of Mikayla Ferer is amazing! It is inspirational to see an influence one has on so many around her. A community is rallying in her honor, and my wish is for that to continue in both the short term, and in the years to come. […]

Wetland pollution effects are global

By Clara Zeder You have heard of global warming, emissions, deforestation, and greenhouse gases, and you have been told that these are all very bad, but do you really understand why, or what they are? Do you know the effect that carbon has in the atmosphere? Do you know why this is a concern right […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Journalism strongest tool for free speech

Dear Editor, Recently, Don Rush asked us to comment about the role/value of newspapers, and other news media, in our society. Perhaps, an excerpt from The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University book published 10 years ago put it best: “The independent media functions as another check and balance on government although […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for Hoops for Troops support Dear Editor, The Clarkston High School Girls Basketball program would like to thank everyone involved with the Fourth Annual Hoops for the Troops Basketball game that took place Feb 7. With your help and the help of our wonderful sponsors, we raised $3,300 for North Oakland County Veterans Treatment […]

Letters to the Editor

Words taken out of context, reader says Dear Editor, I want to thank the City Council for not appointing Cory Johnston to any committees (“Activist sidelined on committees,” Jan. 25). Cory puts heart and soul, along with many hours of research, into any task. This will free up all that time for him to complete […]

New hope for foster kids

Hi, I’m Rebecca Peart. You may remember me as the girl who was adopted from Guangzhou, China. The girl who was abandoned when she was only a few days old. That’s because I had written an column for The Clarkston News before. It was in April and about my story, my adoption from China to […]

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