Leelanau Almanac for the Week of August 3 – August 9, 2006

2006 Traverse City Film Festival by Mark O'Brien

State Theater all lit up, photo by Mark O’Brien.

News from the Week

The top story was Tuesday’s primary elections, which featured District #2 commissioner Mark Walter fending off a challenge from Mike Anton, reauthorization of a countywide road millage and a split vote on an annual $29 per-household fee for five years to fund the county recycling program. At the above link there’s more election reports including township & municipal proposals.

Other stories included growing controversy on the Michigan Supreme Court that Leelanau resident Justice Elizabeth Weaver is at the heart of and a tour of Cedar from the Glen Arbor Sun.
The Week’s Weather

The week’s weather was great: not too hot with plenty of sun – exactly what you expect from early August in northern Michigan!

August 4, 2006: Mostly sunny & 70s (80Ëš/61Ëš)
August 5, 2006: Mostly sunny & 80s (86Ëš/59Ëš)
August 6, 2006: Partly sunny, breezy, some sprinkles (84Ëš/68Ëš)
August 7, 2006: Mostly sunny, breezy and 70s (78Ëš/63Ëš)
August 8, 2006: Mostly sunny & upper 70s (79Ëš/55Ëš)
August 9, 2006: Mostly sunny & 80 (82Ëš/57Ëš)
August 10, 2006: Mostly sunny & upper 70s (80Ëš/59Ëš)
Click for the Leelanau news archive from August 4th – August 10th, 2005