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New Ottawa Forest Supervisor Appointed

The Ottawa National Forest has a new supervisor. Linda Jackson comes from Arizona, where she was a District Ranger at the Prescott National Forest, and also worked at the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. She holds degrees in natural science and geology from Lewis and Clark College and Portland State University. Jackson …

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Cliff Fall Victim Identified

The Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Department has identified the Michigan Tech student who fell off a cliff near Cliff Drive last evening. 18-year-old Michael Gobeli of Winnetka, Illinois, was climbing with a group of friends. Deputies say he apparently reached the top of the cliff first. His friends saw him fall …

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Law Enforcement Torch Run Underway

The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run is underway. The first runner left Copper Harbor early this afternoon. Runners from police agencies will take turns around the clock until they finish the 750-mile route in suburban Detroit on Friday. Last year, Michigan’s run raised more than 11-thousand dollars to support Special …

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