Torrey Brown, a write-in candidate for Three Rivers At-Large City Commissioner, drops by the show to discuss why he’s running, the importance of representation and transparency, his vision for a rec center for the city’s youth, his upcoming induction into the Three Rivers Athletics Hall of Fame, and more.
Three Rivers Police Officer Steve Dibble and K9 Jake were formally recognized during Tuesday’s Three Rivers City Commission meeting for their part in recovering a runaway juvenile in late September. City commissioners also discussed potential hybrid meeting options.
Welcome to Screen Tea Podcast! This week, Lisha and Jules cover a spooky monster movie that they both remembered being much better than it actually is: 2007’s The Mist! Keep the lights off (BECAUSE LIGHTS IN FOG DON’T WORK THE WAY THIS MOVIE SEEMS TO THINK THEY DO) and get ready to giggle at things that aren’t supposed to be funny as you listen to Lisha demolish an ending that she once loved while Jules tries really, really hard to find the positives re: terrible special effects.
WSV’s Dan Robinson lays out an argument as to why the United States must “take a moral approach to infrastructure, and design it with justice and resiliency in mind.”
Add the Michigan Civil Rights Department director to the growing number of voices who say that the initial redistricting maps proposed by the state’s new independent panel violate the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given a green light to Americans who want to receive a booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by a different company than the one that produced the initial shot they received.
With fall in full swing and winter slowly creeping in, Watershed Voice asked representatives from Camp Wakeshma and Camp Eberhart to reflect on the summer of 2021, and the return of campers following 2020’s abridged camp season.
State Rep. Padma Kuppa (D-Troy) writes, “For decades, top-down movements have been sowing the seeds of disinformation, which has created a world where everyday Americans cannot trust facts presented to them. This environment divides us and those who fuel disinformation intend to confuse Americans and pit us against each other. Our democracy is stronger when we work together. Those hellbent on power and control know this well — and use disinformation to push us apart. When we are too busy fighting each other, we fail to notice when bad actors chip away at our freedoms, our rights and our collective power.”
High schools seniors planning to attend college Glen Oaks Community College are encouraged to apply now for the President’s and Dean’s Scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year.
The Biden Administration announced Monday newly accelerated efforts to prevent and mediate pollution from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a group of “forever chemicals” known to cause harm to human health.
As all Michigan schools have begun 2021-22 classes, the state is reporting school- and sports-related COVID-19 outbreaks on a weekly basis. As of Monday, 413 pre-kindergarten-12 schools and seven universities — Alma College, Central Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, Saginaw Valley State University, University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University and Concordia University — are reporting new or ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks.
Deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a break-in and theft of amp wire in Florence Township.
The event is free and open to anyone in the community.
A national gerrymandering project from Princeton University has graded Michigan’s 10 preliminary district maps headed for public comment after they were approved last week by the state’s independent citizens panel.
During our Fall Member Drive we’ve introduced or in some cases re-introduced the people who make Watershed Voice what it is, and with just over 36 hours to go Alek figured it was time to re-introduce himself.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department is looking for more information regarding two suspicious structure fires in Nottawa Township.
Welcome to Screen Tea Podcast, and our first ever minisode! (Ignore Jules and her grumbling about how the minisode is still 43 minutes long). Since this is a mini, here’s a mini description this week: Lisha really hated A Quiet Place Part II, and Jules really wanted her to rant about it because she thought it would be funny. There you have it; brew yourself some holiday-appropriate pumpkin spice black tea (you basic bitches), get cozy, and be vewwy, vewwy quiet as you enjoy this lil baby episode! (At least we don’t keep our baby in a basket all the time).
Lucas Allen, 42, registered as a write-in candidate for the At-Large City Commissioner race Monday, joining fellow write-in candidate Torrey Brown. The seat is currently held by incumbent Clayton Lyczynski who is not seeking reelection.