Items Tagged with 'Ottawa County'

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Ottawa County acquiring land for trails

January 16, 2019
Two parcels of land “crucial” to connecting the region’s trail systems are being acquired by Ottawa County. Read More

345-acre park opens

October 18, 2018
The public now has access to a new 345-acre park in West Michigan with plenty of natural amenities. Read More

Sierra Club sues EPA over smog levels

Attorney says Ottawa County should have been included on ‘nonattainment list’ for EPA’s updated ozone standards.

August 17, 2018
The Sierra Club filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency covering the omission of Ottawa County from the EPA’s list of areas found to be in “nonattainment” of health-based ozone standards. Read More

County hires deputy administrator

June 25, 2018
A county in the region has named its new deputy administrator. Read More

County: Pros need permit to shoot photos or videos in parks

June 15, 2018
A county in the region will begin requiring special permits for commercial photographers and videographers who shoot in parks. Read More

Governor Snyder appoints judge to Community Corrections Board

May 16, 2018
A local judge has been tapped to represent district court judges statewide on the Michigan Community Corrections Board. Read More

Foundations give $860K to trail project

January 15, 2018
Two recent gifts from local foundations have added to the goals of the Grand River Greenway Campaign. Read More

Are jobs in skilled/professional trades attractive enough?

September 8, 2017
Conventional wisdom is one of the main culprits in the so-called skill shortage is that all Michigan kids are being pushed to get a four-year degree. Read More

Ottawa County has upper hand on solving affordable housing issue

September 1, 2017
Affordable housing is a major issue across the country; it is no surprise that initiatives to address associated problems have been a part of community conversations from coast to coast, with an interesting range of policies and politics to alleviate the growing number of people affected. Read More

County building suspension bridge

May 29, 2017
A $350,000 suspension bridge is coming to a West Michigan park. Read More