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Portage River will be surveyed to find lampreys

The continuing battle against sea lampreys soon will come to locations in the local area. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service survey crew will conduct work on the offshore area near the Portage River in Ottawa and Sandusky Counties during June 18-25 to search for the presence of lampreys near…
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PCHS Class of ’79 35th reunion

On Saturday, July 12, the Port Clinton High School class of 1979 is having a 35 year reunion at the Port Clinton Yacht Club from 5-11 p.m. The night before the reunion, Friday, July 11, all class members are invited to Dock’s Beach House at 6 p.m. on the beach.…
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Legislation will protect Great Lakes from Harmful Algal Blooms, Hypoxia

Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) released the following statement regarding the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of S. 1254, the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act. The legislation reauthorizes a program to monitor and mitigate the harmful impacts of algal blooms on freshwater resources and expands the…
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Help for Ohio’s Honeybees

Ohio farmers rely on bees to pollinate more than 70 crops, but 50 to 80 percent of the honeybees raised by Ohio’s registered beekeepers died last winter. Researchers suggest a number of reasons for this phenomenon, including the loss of the flowering habitat bees need to strengthen and grow their…
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Umpires needed for Co-Ed Softball Tournament on Middle Bass

All Sport FUNdamentals is putting on a Co-Ed Softball Tournament at Middle Bass Island June 28-29 and is searching for umpires to call the games. Anyone interested should contact All Sport FUNdamentals at 614-6363-FUN (386) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . There are also still spots open to be in the tournament as well.…
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