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05/17/14
Beaver Island Citizen of the Year...


05/23/14 - 05/25/14
Beaver Island Birding Trail Dedication...


06/21/14
Beaver Island Bike Festival...


06/21/14
BIRHC board meeting...


07/11/14
Islanders' Reunion...


07/16/14
Garden Tour...


07/17/14 - 07/19/14
Beaver Island Music Festival...


07/21/14 - 07/26/14
Museum Week...


07/25/14 - 08/03/14
Baroque on Beaver Classical Music Festival ...


08/08/14 - 08/10/14
Homecoming...


08/23/14 - 08/24/14
Beaver Island Paddle Fest...


09/20/14
BIRHC board meeting...


10/04/14
Bite of Beaver Island...


10/04/14
The Island Boodle...


12/13/14
BIRHC board meeting...


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    C o n t e n t s
     
    • News from the Townships
    • Beaver Island Rural Health Center Solicits Board Applicants
    • Honor Roll at the Beaver Island Community School
    • Response From Our Troops
    • BICS has grades online
    • Thanks to Students - School Community Service Project
    • Let’s Fix the Roads
    • Beaver Island Community Players present Just Desserts
    • Needlers of Beaver Island knitting for babies of Burma
    • Going to See Frank’s Play
    • Our Health Center
    • Winter Sports Return
    • Out of the Blue - a serial science fiction story starring people and places of Beaver. Episode 4: Secrets
    • Environmental Disruptions draw Closer - bird die-offs
    • Debate continues over firing 7,000 lbs. of lead into the lakes (live fire zones)
    • A Fabricator of Fantasies in our midst - Pat Boyle’s Amazing Drawings
    • Wireless in 2007 at last? Two working on broadband plans for next year
    • The Acacia’s new home
    • Don’t Miss Santa - December 16 at the Emerald Isle Hotel
    • School Improvement
    • On This Date
    • Welcome to our world: Lillian Noel Moore & Margaret Abigail McCafferty
    • Local Man becomes new CCCF chairman
    • A New Ferry to our South–or not?
    • ‘Baroque on Beaver’ Tax Exempt, Expanded Concerts
    • A Difficult Hunt this year
    • Charlevoix: No Big Rock Park
    • Veterans’ Day
    • Beaver Islander Jeremy Bearss in Service
    • Pictures from Beaver Island by Carl Ray
    • Mackinaw loads 1,000 Christmas Trees in Cheboygan
    • Ode to Beaver Island
    • 50’ of Ladder, 100’ of Heart; BIFD continues to improve equipment
    • One Hundred Years Ago
    • New & Improved Classified Ads [ view classifieds online ]
     
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    C o n t e n t s
     
    • Cover Photograph by Frank Solle -- Islanders make Regionals!
    • News from the Townships
    • November 18th – A Benefit Party for a very good cause
    • Beaver Islanders travel to New Orleans again this February
    • Letters to the Editor: Garden Island and building on state land
    • Boater and environmental concerns over Coast Guard ‘Live Fire’ Zones
    • Just Desserts - December 2, to benefit the Preservation Association
    • Out of the Blue -a serial science fiction story starring people and places of Beaver. Episode 3: Powers
    • Another beautiful Boodle
    • Cox Medendorp Olson lawsuit settled in favor of PABI
    • Kudos to the Chamber for another year of Island publicity well done
    • Lovely Art: it comes Naturally
    • On This Date
    • A Little Dance, a Lot of Dazzle – a night with the Harlem Ambassadors
    • The Maritime Academy pays a Call
    • One Hundred Years Ago
    • Beaver Island Calendar of Events
    • New & Improved Classified Ads [ view classifieds online ]
     
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    • News from the Townships
    • The Harlem Ambassadors are Coming - October 17.
    • Honoring Jerry
    • EMS Education
    • Fire Department – Into the Flames
    • Out of the Blue - A serial science fiction story starring people and places of Beaver. Episode 2: The Birds.
    • BIPOA Report on Beaver Island Phragmites Program
    • Labor Day Bridge Walk
    • New Township Airport Plow
    • Bartels brings Kahlenberg back, assembled!
    • Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association (BICAA) nonprofit formed
    • Doing Our Part to Reduce Algae
    • A Big Canoe
    • The Second Annual Celtic Games
    • On This Date
    • Letters to the Editor: Regarding Northcutt
    • BIRHC Truck Raffle Ends a Great Success
    • Islanders kick off soccer season
    • May the Peace of the Wilderness be with You
    • BIHS receives figureheads from two schooners
    • One Hundred Years Ago
    • New & Improved Classified Ads [ view classifieds online ]
     
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    • News from the Townships, EMS Report, August Election Results, Legal Alert from BIRHC and Hospice
    • Champion Tree Dedicated
    • Please Buy Truck Raffle Tickets – Help the BIRHC
    • Library Notes: Bring Back Summer Books
    • Historical Society Annual Meeting
    • Island Grandson a Big Hit - Austin Bowersox reaches the PONY League World Series
    • 2006 CMU Watercolor Show
    • Sowa Memorial Golf Outing a rousing success
    • Island Fairy Doors
    • Fundraising Workshop from the CCCF
    • Out of the Blue - a serial science fiction story starring people and places of Beaver. Episode 1: Discoveries
    • Letters to the Editor: Northcutt Building Conflict
    • 2006 Gerard E. Keidel Memorial Golf Tournament
    • One Hundred Years Ago
    • September 7 – Fire Department Propane Emergency Class & Live Burn
    • Thanks to the Hurkmans from the BIFDA
    • Lost in the Woods: Bill/Paul/Ivan Kind/Selfless/Composed
    • BICS Soccer Season Kicksoff
    • A Little Help from Our Friends - Training with the Coast Guard
    • On This Date
    • Mark your calendars for the Celtic Games September 16
    • The Picton Castle, a 179' triple-masted barque, visits Beaver
    • First Flights from New Airline
    • Hunting on Garden - a CD by Jim McIntyre
    • New Books at the Museum: Seamus Metress’s Irish in Michigan, and Antje Price’s Protar: A Different Life.
    • The Homecoming Softball Tournament
    • In Memory: Carol Ann Wierenga, Earl Ayers, Rudy Comes Home
    • Beaver Island featured in Michigan BLUE magazine
    • “The Best Quilt Book in the World!” -- a book signing for Gwen Marston's 23rd Book
    • Former Island Student wins Several Awards - Signé Thomas wins two 1st-place awards
    • A Few Words about Homecoming
    • Observations from the Advice Booth... at the Music Fest
    • Green Slime Returns
    • Needle Notes
    • New & Improved Classified Ads [ view classifieds online ]
     
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    • News from the Townships, Beaver Island EMS, and BIRHC
    • Calendar of Upcoming Island Events
    • Summer Golf Tournament highlights from the Golf Course
    • A Stop Sign for the Monarchs
    • On This Date
    • “Look Everywhere” – a training session with the Fire Department
    • Help When You are Hurting is Priceless - Vote Yes for the Health Center Millage Renewal
    • on August 8th
    • Board of Education appoints New Officers
    • Keeping Honey Bees Alive on Beaver Island
    • Letters: Thanks to all the Volunteers who helped on the 4th; They're Our Roads
    • One Hundred Years Ago
    • Summer Softball
    • From the 26th Annual Museum Week Events
    • Beaver Island Hospice and Helping Hands-News
    • In Memory: Klaus Mueller 1928-2006
    • BIPOA Annual Meeting - phragmites organization; video underway
    • Helen Pike to celebrate her 90th
    • Launching with a Strat-O-Vette!
    • Madonna caught on a Harley
    • Boyne Thunder – even the cormorants turned their heads to watch
    • An Electrifying Boat Parade to light up the Harbor
    • Ecological Evaluation of Publically Accessible Wetlands
    • A Few of the Many Wildflowers of Beaver Island: the Bottle Gentian
    • Drawing the Map of ‘06
    • Through a Beaver Island Looking Glass
    • Fashions, Songs, and More - the 23rd Annual Fashion Show
    • New & Improved Classified Ads [ view classifieds online ]
     
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    • News from the Townships & Beaver Island EMS Report
    • New Governmental Building Offices in the old Medical Center Building
    • Wolves are Coming - a CMU and BIOPA nature lecture
    • Photographs from this year's 4th of July parade
    • Blood Drive Set for August 10th
    • On This Date
    • Beaver Island Calendar of Events
    • Celebrating the Living Landscape at Tara’s Meadow
    • Meet the Artist at Livingstone Studio
    • When Will It Be Solved? A search for the Marold II
    • Free Golf Clinics by a teaching pro
    • The 150th Anniversary of the Murder of James Strang
    • Museum Week Events - July 17th-22nd
    • Now You Can Be a Beaver
    • A New Gate for Protar’s Tomb
    • Sparta Cross Country Team runs Beaver
    • The Largest Morel
    • One Hundred Years Ago
    • Kate Wojan Honored
    • Forrest Powers Excels
    • A New CD - Island Time
    • Karioke Outdoors every Wednesday throughout July
    • Wildflowers of Beaver Island - an introduction to all that surrounds
    • Baroque on Beaver Receives C3F support
    • Billy Martin Remembered
    • Phragmites & cormorants: welcome to Beaver Island – now go home
    • New & Improved Classified Ads [ view classifieds online ]
     
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    • News from the Townships; EMS, BIRHC, and BITA Reports
    • CMU Field Trip Schedule
    • Open House and Heritage Celebration at 'Tara's Meadow'
    • Squirrels at Work
    • If you put all your eggs in one Basket -- beautiful cedar baskets available from Steve Connaghan's shop
    • On This Date
    • Public Hearing on the Master Plan
    • Mark your calendars for Baroque on Beaver - A Festival of Classical Music - July 29th and 30th
    • Talking Threads Quilt Raffle
    • Bob Welke inducted into the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Hall of Honor in Lansing
    • BIRHC Endowment Plan Update
    • The Chamber in Action
    • Fifth Annual BIRHC Truck Raffle
    • One Hundred Years Ago
    • Restoring the stained glass windows of the Holy Cross Church
    • The children of Russell and Joy Green invite you all to share in the celebration of their parents' 50 years of marriage July 7th.
    • Banquet and Bash Big Hits
    • BICS Graduates Eight
    • The Chief Comes Home - A Ceremony to present artifacts to Peaine Supervisor Works and board.
    • Our Kids can Play - performing at the John Hall Auditorium
    • Beaver Island Calendar of Events
    • Sports Boosters Thanks Community
    • July 4th plans
    • Climate Change and the Great Lakes - July 17th
    • The Good Samaritans keep Coming - Beaver Islanders help out in Grand Bay, Alabama
    • Turkey Challenged
    • Wildlife Club welcomes DNR - talk of some planned 30-acre clear-cuts, habitat for our herd, turkeys, and cormorants
    • AmVets Fund-risers
    • BIHS seeks Board Member
    • Strang Writers: Schedule
    • A peak at Museum Week
    • Big Guns take aim at … the cormorants
    • Letters: Our Life-savers
    • Honoring the memory of Grace Matela
    • Stambaugh Award
    • Thanks for Voting
    • Honoring Paul Nelson
    • Plants Year-around
    • Beaver Island Chirstian Church to hold Kid's Camp
    • New & Improved Classified Ads [ view classifieds online ]
     
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    • News from the Townships
    • Bart Stupak Comes to St. James
    • Beaver Island Boathouse Promises CMU Students New Adventures
    • Island Paramedics – a glimpse at just one of their thousand hours of training
    • Jim Wojan named 2005 Beaver Island Citizen of the Year
    • New Natural Beauty Road
    • Changes at the Transfer Station
    • One Hundred Years Ago
    • A Divine Equine Adventure
    • Island Grads!
    • Students receive Community Center update
    • 5th–6th graders strike gold
    • Ireland 2006
    • Big Man Dead: A Kingdom’s End Replayed
    • Beaver Island Calendar of Events
    • PABI Mardi Gras on Beaver
    • Wolves at the Door?
    • In Memory: Margaret Reibel, Doreen Bloch
    • Just give an Artist a Camera - a summer photography show
    • On This Date
    • The Lady Slippers are Coming
    • Christian Church breaks ground on the new Gregg Fellowship Center
    • The Beaver Island Golf Course – a Short Tour
    • New & Improved Classified Ads [ view classifieds online ]
     
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    • News from the Townships & Township Annual Meeting Reports
    • Glen McDonough Music Scholarships
    • School welcomes the first Emerald Isle - welcome spring, good-bye"winter"
    • Phil Gregg receives an Award
    • Welcome Xavier
    • Easter Egg Hunt is on thanks to the AMVETS Post #46 Ladies Auxiliary - April 15th
    • USO’s 65th Birthday
    • Don't miss the Citizen of the Year Banquet - April 22nd at the Shamrock
    • Ladies and Gentlemen - Start Your Engines (for the PABI Road Rally)
    • Looking for a few great houses
    • Upcoming Beaver Island Community Players auditions for "Steel Magnolias"
    • B.S. Contest
    • Islander girls repeat as NLL champs
    • Death by Island - the Final Episode
    • Talent
    • When the Governor came to Town
    • The Great Day on Beaver Island - St. Patrick’s Day 2006
    • On This Date
    • She’s Done it Again - sculpting paper into art
    • Doing Their Part
    • Health Center Moves Ahead
    • Beach Grooming
    • The Wildlife Club Takes Aim - time for action regarding the double-crested cormorant
    • In memory: Arthur Lewis and Ronald Haggard
    • Basketball season wrap-up - Strong district showing caps Islander season
    • One Hundred Years Ago
    • The Evolution of Deerwood
    • Island Calendar
    • New & Improved Classified Ads [ view classifieds online ]
     
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    • News from the Townships
    • Supreme Court Ruling Stands – The public has access to the high water mark
    • Chamber of Commerce asks you to nominate your citizen of the year
    • Youth Consortium looking for a new Leader
    • Chili Cook-off set for March 9
    • Recreational Volleyball at the Gym on Monday
    • Beaver Island – Ours to Protect awarded grant
    • Washington Island visits the BIRHC
    • On This Date
    • May 20 - Beaver Island Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Celebrity Roast of Kathy Speck
    • PABI Works to Settle Dispute with Former Architects
    • Home on the Island - A Unique Chapter of Irish American History
    • Larry Kubic and Jacque LaFreniere join VPN
    • The Revised 2006 Draft Beaver Island Master Plan
    • Island School celebrates President’s Day
    • Island Ritual moves to Alaska . a teaser for St. Patrick’s Day
    • PABI’s “Beaver Island Ice Classic” now that we have a little ice
    • Death by Island: Episode 7
    • Against all odds – Islander Sports
    • In Memory: Alan Gillespie 1930 – 2006, Jerry Sowa 1936 – 2006; A State of Grace For Grace Boyle Matela – 9-9-1937 to 3-1-2005
    • One Hundred Years Ago
    • Beaver Island Calendar of Events
    • New & Improved Classified Ads [ view classifieds online ]
     
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    • News from the Townships
    • AMVETS Post 46 Member Appointed Michigan Army Reserve Ambassador
    • Island to get 24’ Rescue Boat from Grand Traverse Bay Band of Chippewa and Odawa Indians
    • Making the Dean’s List
    • CMU Bio Station to Grow with 11,800-square-foot project
    • BIRHC Solicits Board Applicants
    • New Geography Bee winner crowned
    • On This Date
    • Death by Island: Episode 6
    • Humanities students present the world
    • A Resolve to Win
    • Thanks to our Wonderful EMS
    • BIRHC Board tackles Funding Shortfall
    • Beaver Effects
    • Health Fair fares well
    • Is Your Home Unique – a search for interesting Island homes
    • Citizen of the Year Nomination Form; Plans Underway
    • Upcoming DSL Decision
    • Summer Writing Workshop
    • PABI Progress
    • One Hundred Years Ago
    • New & Improved Classified Ads [ view classifieds online ]
     
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    • News from the Townships
    • Beaver Island Wildlife Club News
    • A New Release from Fort Solletude
    • Letters: Community Input Needed on Master Plan
    • Give 2006 a Healthy Start - Free Screenings from the BIRHC & EMS
    • An Elegant Elementary Performanc
    • On This Date
    • Community Players stage Captains Outrageous
    • It’s not Christmas without a Cantata
    • The Beaver Island Wind Scale Contest
    • Letters to the Editor: The Cisco
    • Letters to the Editor: ‘Environmentalist’
    • BIBCO saves Christmas
    • Islanders open Winter Sports Season
    • Death by Island: Episode
    • In Memory: Nora McDonough, BuckyVreeland, Daniel Emerald Gallagher, Alex “JR” Cornstalk Jr., David Leslie Wyman
    • Let Him Go-to Let Him Grow
    • The Season’s First Snowshow
    • One Hundred Years Ago
    • In With the New (Cutter)
    • Great Lakes Clean-up Plan Approve
    • Beaver Island Calendar of Events & Upcoming Islander Sports Calendar
    • New & Improved Classified Ads [ view classifieds online ]
     

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    R e c e n t  S t o r i e s

    Amazing Reptiles & Amphibians

    Amazing Reptiles and Amphibians with Jim Gillingham, 2:00 p.m. at the Parish Hall Wednesday!

    Lighthouse Stories

    Lighthouse Stories and music at Whiskey Point were the highlight of Tuesday Night.

    Music on the Porch

    Museum Week (from July 17 to the 22nd) was kicked off with Music on the Porch on Monday night.

    Totem Pole Carving

    And a great Totem Pole Carving demonstration in front of the print shop by Skip Duhamel (with a little thunder.)

    The 4th of July on Beaver Island

    Happy 4th of July - Photos from the parade down Main Street in the July 2006 Beacon

    Beaver Island Christian Church Groundbreaking on Gregg Fellowship Center

    Christian Church Groundbreaking - for the new Gregg Fellowship Center. Story in the May 2006 Beacon

    Beaver Island Easter Egg Hunt

    An Island Easter Egg Hunt thanks to the AmVets Auxiliary. More in the May Beacon.

    Jim Wojan named 2005 Beaver Island Citizen of the Year

    Citizen of the Year - Story in the May 2006 Beacon

    Beaver Island EMS Paramedic Training

    Islander Paramedic Training - A look at just one of the thousand hours of training three dedicated Beaver Island EMS members are working on. Story in the May Beacon.

    Greeting the first Emerald Isle Ferry

    Spring is Here! It's official as the school children greet the first Charlevoix to Beaver Island Ferry of the Year.

    Annual Island Talent Show

    From the Talent Show - photos in the April 2006 Beacon.

    PABI Community House Construction Underway

    Community House Construction - Main Street has a whole new look with the community house going up amazingly quickly now Click for more pictures.

    Happy Valentine's Day

    Happy Valentine's Day - Thanks to Ron Wojan for this great photo of tracks at the Peaine Township Hall Larger View

    Fall Colors at Fox Lake

    Fall Colors - With the unpredictable weather, the reds of fall were a bit late to accompany the beautiful golds and oranges of autumn, but they have at last arrived. Even with the high gas prices, it's a great time to take a drive around the Island.

    Annual Beaver Island Talent Show

    The Annual Talent Show
    this year featured belly dancing, tap, great guitar and piano, and the voices of Island favorites and the next generation. Lots of photos in the April Beacon.

    Beaver Island Islander Basketball and Volleyball

    Islander Sports
    provided great entertainment for the whole Island to warm up the cold winter season. Stories in the February and March Beacons.

    Bull in a China Shop

    Bull in a China Shop - presented by the Beaver Island Community Players. Lots of photos in the March Beacon.

    Work Progressing on the Yacht Dock

    Work on the Yacht Dock - progressing quickly and really starting to take shape. Photos and story in the December Beacon.

    New Island Fire Truck Arrives on Beaver Island

    New Fire Truck Arrives! - The brand new fire truck generously donated in memory of Fritz Steinbach arrived on the Island this month and will be housed in the new east side fire station which is under construction. Photos in the December Beacon.

    Homeland Security Fence installed around the Ferry Dock

    Homeland Security Fence Erected - As required by law, a new fence was erected around the ferry dock. Story and photos in the December Beacon.

    2004 Annual Christmas Cantata

    The 2004 Christmas Cantata - was again spectacular this year with two beautiful performances directed by Kathy Speck and Mike Scripps, as well as stunning solos by Danielle Cary and by Brenda LeFerve and Brian Porter. Photos in the January Beacon.

    A Tuna Christmas

    A Tuna Christmas - performed by the Emerald Isle Repertory Theatre to the delight of crowds over the Thanksgiving weekend. Review and photos in the December Beacon.

    Beaver Island Laurain Lodge Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest

    Happy Halloween! - from the Laurain Lodge and Beaver Island! Photograph above taken at the Laurain Lodge's annual Halloween pumpkin carving contest.

    Second Annual Island Boodle and Third Annual Bite of Beaver Island

    Second Annual Island Boodle - Even though some runners were fogged-in in Charlevoix, the Boodle and Bite were a great success this year. Story and photos in the November Beacon.

    Paving the Kings Highway

    New Smooth Highway - The Kings's Highway is now very different - not only do cars no longer rattle apart on the way from town to Four Corners, but more shocking, the King's Highway now has painted lane lines!

    Rebuilding the Beaver Island Yacht Dock

    Rebuilding the Yacht Dock - The Municipal Yacht Dock will have a new structure for next summer thanks to Great Lakes Dock and Materials. Story and Photos in the November Beacon.

    Beaver Island Gull Harbor Heron

    Gull Harbor Heron - While driving around the loop, this heron provided a wonderful show swooping between two shoreline spots and a perch atop a rock in the surf.

    Beaver Island Historical Society Museum Week 2004

    Museum Week 2004 - The art show was the largest event of the week, followed by many favorites performing at Music on the Porch. Story and photos appear in the August Beacon.
     

    Boyne Thunder Poker Run to Beaver Harbor

    Racing to Beaver - The Chamber of Commerce teamed up with Boyne Thunder to make Beaver a poker run destination. Photos in the August Beacon.

    Concert on the Harbor

    A Concert on the Harbor - The Northport Band conducted by Doug Scripps and joined by the Beaver Island Community Choir.

    A Rainy Fourth of July on Beaver Island

    A Rainy 4th of July - The weather presented a bit of a challenge this year, but Islanders didn't let the rain stand in the way of a great parade. Photos in the August Beacon.

    Beaver Island Morel Mushroom Contest sponsored by the Laurain Lodge

    2004 Morel Mushroom Contest - Can you top last year's morel champion?
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    An Evening with Stephen Sondheim - Beaver Island Dinner Theatre Event

    Island to get New Fire Truck - Thanks to a very generous donation by the Steinbachs. Story appears in the June Beacon.

    An Evening with Stephen Sondheim - Beaver Island Dinner Theatre Event

    Wild Flowers abound now that beautiful weather is here on the Island.

    An Evening with Stephen Sondheim - Beaver Island Dinner Theatre Event

    A Blue Heron looks out over Barney's Lake at sunset. Photo on the back cover of the June Beacon

    An Evening with Stephen Sondheim - Beaver Island Dinner Theatre Event

    An Evening with Stephen Sondheim - Photos and review of the Dinner Theatre event will appear in the June Beacon.

    Beaver Island Artist Sue Thomson of Livingstone Studio

    The Art of Sue Thomson - Livingstone Studio. Article and photos appear in the May Beacon.

    Beaver Island Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year 2004 - Connie Wojan

    Citizen of the Year - Connie Wojan. Story in the May Beacon.

    Beaver Island Spring - Deer and Turkeys are enjoying the warm spring weather at last

    Spring is Here at Last - and the Island is ready!

    Beaver Island Chamber of Commerce Organization of the Year 2004 - Beaver Island Hospice and Helping Hands

    Organization of the Year- Beaver Island Hospice and Helping Hands. Story in the May Beacon.

    Beaver Island Sandhill Crane at John Works Farm

    A Sandhill Crane caught flying over John Work's Farm.

    The Acacia breaks out of the fog

    A Coast Guard Cutter appears out of the Fog. The fog was so thick that we couldn't see a trace of her as we could hear the ship cutting the channel past Whiskey Point, but then a few hundred feet from the dock, she emerged at last to usher in the new season. Story and photos appear in the April Beacon.

    Art of the Southwest comes to Beaver Island

    Art of the Southwest comes to Beaver Island - Heidi Connors shows us her artwork. Article and photos appear in the March Beacon.

    New Beaver Island Rural Health Center Open

    New Beaver Island Rural Health Center Open - Story and photos from the spring open house in the March Beacon. Formal Grand Opening Celebration to be held June 25th.

    The Capt. Ralph Tucker

    Visiting the Freighter Capt. Ralph Tucker via Snowmobile. Article and wonderful photos from Bud Martin and Eric Fogg from the ice, and from Captain Bill Sullivan aboard the Ralph Tucker appear in the March Beacon.

    Beaver Island Annual Talent Show

    The Annual Talent Show is where Islanders of all ages really show off their suff. Photos in the April Beacon.

    PABI about to start construction on Beaver Island Community House

    PABI about to start construction on Community House - Following the spring Beacon articles, the latest and approved plans appear in the May Beacon.


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