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Category: Perspectives

  • A Column from the Door County Environmental Council

    Studies have shown that water-softener brine regeneration wastes not only harm the natural decomposition processes occurring in a wastewater treatment system, they can also cause the septic tank itself to discharge a greater concentration of solids, grease, and oil into the dispersal field.

  • An Outlook

    [NOTE: With the holiday shopping season upon us, it’s time for me to remind you of one of my personal crusades. So this issue, I re-present (with a few updates and alterations) a column that is near and dear to my heart.

  • An Ode to Fall Fest: Sister Bay’s Homecoming

    This column originally appeared in the Oct. 14, 2005 edition of the Peninsula Pulse.

    It’s the one weekend of the year when Door County utterly betrays the sedate, relaxed image it has worked

  • Wet Exit

    Last summer the brains behind this paper asked me to write a column (partially due to the fact that they wouldn’t have to pay me anything – just kidding, guys).

  • Jumpin’ Juniper

    Juniper bushes, we see them everywhere. These prickly, low-lying bushes are prolific throughout the peninsula. Juniper bushes (juniperus communis) are natives here, unlike most of us (no matter how long we have lived here).

  • Howdy

    The very first introduction to the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Subway Evangelism

    Don Jones explores the realms of his pseudo intellect.

  • Featured Band of the Week…

    After soaking up the sun in Door County for the day, remember the evening can be just as enjoyable.

    As your quest for the perfect evening continues, why not search out some dancing music to help work off some of that fish boil and cheese curds.

  • Greener Side

    “Fuzzy” Hanaway reviews the Door’s pesticide-ridden golf course.