Leelanau County has added a ninth recycling drop-off site in 2018. Add Glen Lake School, located east of the Glen Lakes, to the roster that already includes: the Leelanau School, north of Glen Arbor; the Empire ball fields; the boat launch in Cedar; the Connie Binsfeld Government Center near Lake Leelanau; Northport, the Leelanau Sands Casino north of Suttons Bay; Suttons Bay School, and the old fire station in Elmwood Township near Traverse City.

At Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, park trails and open-air facilities, such as the Dune Climb, will remain accessible to visitors during the federal government shutdown, but emergency and rescue services will be limited.

Do you love winter at Sleeping Bear Dunes? What’s your favorite winter activity? Do it on camera for a new video being filmed at your favorite national lakeshore.

As the Glen Arbor Art Association transitions into its newly expanded facility at 6031 S. Lake St., it also embraces a new name: the Glen Arbor Arts Center [GAAC].

Trail conditions courtesy of Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes, who maintain the trail during all seasons.

It’s no surprise to us that 3 of the top 10 most-read stories on the Glen Arbor Sun‘s website in 2017 were about Sugar Loaf — the long shuttered ski resort in the heart of Leelanau County. Stories about Sugar Loaf usually attract the most readers.

After careful consideration, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will increase entrance and camping fees beginning Jan. 1. Here is a listing of fees with changes.

The Leelanau School, the experiential learning private high school in Glen Arbor, has hired Robert C. Hansen to be its head of school — the 15th in Leelanau’s history.

The League of Women Voters Leelanau County (LWVLC) will host a forum entitled Local Consequences of Worker Shortages in Leelanau County on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at noon in the lower level community meeting room of the Leelanau County Government Center.

A Benefit Dinner & Auction will be held for Randy Weber on Saturday, Oct. 21, at St. Rita’s Hall at 9243 S. Maple City Rd. in Maple City. Randy Weber was seriously injured on Sept. 21 when a tree fell on him as he was cutting wood.