Leelanau Almanac for the Week of December 7-13, 2006

Omena Church, photo by Nathaniel Susan

Omena Church by Nathaniel Susan

News from the Week

It’s tough to say what the week’s top story was, so let’s say that it was a judge upholding the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s permit for a new marina along the Lake Leelanau Narrows. The permit allows a 250+ foot dock on the east side of the Narrows and includes removal of an existing boathouse and pilings. The slips would be used by residents of Provemont Village, the residential project that is being developed by Wayne Tyge. Other stories included Suttons Bay selecting a new Superintendent, a slew of state Natural Resources Trust fund money for Leelanau, a County Road Commission decision to cut the Michigan champion cottonwood in Leland. In addition to the above picture, there was also a very cool photo of Omena Bay.
The Week’s Weather

It’s hard to believe that at this time last week we were shivering and shoveling and planning how to get time to cross-country ski and snowshoe and lamenting that Sugar Loaf wasn’t open. 5 days of 40s and ran has pretty much erased all that. If you want snow, check out this photo from last year at the Leland Report.

December 7, 2006: Snow & teens (21Ëš/17Ëš)
December 8, 2006: Partly cloudy, early snow & 20s (28Ëš17/Ëš)
December 9, 2006: Sunny & upper 30s (39Ëš/27Ëš)
December 10, 2006: Early sun, afternoon clouds & 40s (45Ëš/35Ëš)
December 11, 2006: Early sun, afternoon clouds & mid 40s (46Ëš/27Ëš)
December 12, 2006: Fog, rain & mid 40s (46Ëš/39Ëš)
December 13, 2006: Cloudy, misty rain & low 40s (46Ëš/35Ëš)

Click for the Leelanau news archive from December 8th – December 14th, 2005!

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