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High Water Summit is Tuesday

Time is running out to register for the BIA-Tip of the Mitt Watershed COuncil High Water Summit being held on Tuesday, August 25 at noon. Follow this link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HmZVNM5LQCWK15aEmYJ0qQ

GIVING TUESDAY

Please remember the Beaver Island Association on this Giving Tuesday.We are currently showing an anticipated deficit in next year’s operating budget of about $3,600.00. Your support is greatly needed to continue the work of the BIA. Many of you should have...

Beaver Head Lighthouse Preservation Work

The Beaver Island Historical Society is making plans for preservation work at the Beaver Head Lighthouse in 2022.  Please consider helping us reach our fundraising goal to host Eastern Michigan University’s Historic Preservation Field School.  Donations are...

GLIA Extends Condolences to Beaver Island

To the Beaver Island community, It is with profound sadness that we learned of the recent airplane accident on Beaver Island. Experiencing a sudden loss of life is always devasting, though as fellow Great Lakes islanders, we appreciate how it must be extra hard for...

Beaver Island Plane Crash November 13, 2021

Saturday’s tragic plane crash not only devastated the Beaver Island community, but also impacted the BIA family. Adam Kendall – BIA Board Member, and his wife Kate Leese who recently moved to the island to start a vineyard were lost in the crash along with two...
Election Day

Election Day

It’s election day, but locally we only have one thing on the ballot.  Both St. James and Peaine have a single question on whether to continue the current maximum millage rates.  The proposal is to continue the limits at the same level they have been in...

To Drive or to Sit is the Question

The Christian Church is looking for input on how to handle this year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner.  They’d like to know if you’d prefer a sit-down dinner inside or a drive thru take out dinner like the Elks have been doing.  If it is inside, they plan a serving...
Community Vaccination Clinic set for Nov. 2

Community Vaccination Clinic set for Nov. 2

The Health Department of Northwest Michigan has another vaccination clinic scheduled for the school coming up next week on Tuesday from 10:00 to 3:30. In addition to the COVID-19 vaccine (including boosters if eligible), you can sign up for other necessary vaccines...

Knock-knock No More

Two sets of entry doors at the island’s Rural Health Center are being retrofitted to be ADA compliant, that is they will soon be able to open automatically and manually —just like the ADA door at the island’s Post Office.  The...

The water always wins

Calls to protect shorelines as volatile Lake Michigan inflicts heavy toll by Mario Koran / Wisconsin Watch and WPR, WisconsinWatch.orgOctober 30, 2021 Mike Kahr, an engineer and owner of Death’s Door Marine, has watched Lake Michigan’s water levels fluctuate during...