Ingham County leading way on e-cig ban to minors
Nov. 4 2015
Ingham County is poised to become the first county in Michigan to ban the sale of electronic cigarette products to minors
Bishop vs. Gilbert race rated an eyecatcher in Michigan
Nov. 4 2015
The way Mark Grebner of Practical Political Consultants sees it, Democrats have the same lethal attraction to Michigan's 8th Congressional District as moths do to candles
Sheriff's Department and Mason PD both rely on county IT services
Nov. 4 2015
Following an interview with City Pulse 10 days ago, Ingham County Administrator Tim Dolehanty made a decision to refer emails and other documents related to Michael Ashton’s acceptance of junkets...
Controller told of ethics concerns last spring, Byrum says
Nov. 4 2015
Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum said the county’s top appointed official was warned about allegations of improper vendor and staff relationships in the county Information Technology Depart ment in...
City Pulse endorsements for Lansing and East Lansing
Nov. 3 2015
TUESDAY, Nov. 3 — Voters decide today on local candidates and ballot issues, including in Lansing and East Lansing. Here are City Pulse's recommendations in those two communities.In Lansing
Election will decide if East Lansing is ‘for sale,’ Altmann says
Oct. 30 2015
FRIDAY, OCT. 30 — East Lansing City Council candidate Erik Altmann said today that the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce has done the city a “real favor with this smear campaign” against...
City bees pollinate urban education
Oct. 30 2015
LANSING — Urban beekeeping is an increasingly popular teaching tool that also provides support for the threatened pollinators.“Rooftops and balconies are great places for beehives in the cit
Chamber attacks Council candidate over development record
Oct. 29 2015
THURSDAY, Oct. 29 — The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce has roiled East Lansing residents with a mailer attacking City Council candidate Erik Altmann just a week before voters cast their ballot
Oct. 28 2015
With autumn in full flush, one’s eyes are naturally drawn upward to enjoy the resplendent colors of the season. Unfortunately, that view is diminished when the bright colors are pruned away to allow...
Wider probe underway
Oct. 27 2015
Ingham County’s information technology director and chief information officer was terminated Friday, less than 24 hours after City Pulse obtained thousands of pages of emails between him and various
County clerk raised concerns about Ashton last spring
Oct. 27 2015
Ingham County officials said they were surprised by revelations that the former chief Information officer and information technology director had been violating the county’s ethics ordinance f
Oct. 21 2015
Frank Kelley is noted for his quick wit, direct answers and insight into complex issues. The answers to the following 10 questions for Kelley, who served 37 years as Michigan’s attorney general,...
Oct. 21 2015
Marking the southern edge of the Oakwood Historic District, Valley Court Park sits at the base of a steep hill that separates it from East Lansing’s Oakwood Neighborhood. The elevation change can...
Digitized newspaper archives chronicle our history
Oct. 21 2015
For an agreement so momentous, the announcement this year that Newspapers.com would begin to archive the back issues of newspapers owned by Gannett Co. Inc., which owns the Lansing State Journal, has...
Bernie Sanders column stirs online debate
Oct. 20 2015
TUESDAY, Oct. 20 — “The trouble with Bernie,” a recent City Pulse editorial by columnist Mickey Hirten, has been the source of some heated online political discussions. To date, the column
Jones leading way in Senate on bill favoring dispensaries
Oct. 14 2015
After clearing the state House of Representatives by an overwhelming majority this month, a legislative package to tax and regulate medical marijuana dispensaries has a strong likelihood of making it...
Oct. 14 2015
I appreciated the opportunity to take part in the Lansing Board of Water & Light’s citizen’s panel discussion recently and applaud the LBWL for inviting input from the community. However, 15...
Recent county inspection affirms basement growths
Oct. 14 2015
Despite repeated denials by Lansing code inspectors, a rental property City Pulse reported on in July does in fact have a mold problem, according to documents obtained from the city and Ingham County...
Oct. 14 2015
Eyesore RevisitedProperty: Bamboo Restaurant1020 Trowbridge Road
Third Ward candidate’s claims don’t hold up
Oct. 14 2015
Campaign claims by A’Lynne Boles, the two-term incumbent Councilwoman in Lansing’s Third Ward, are raising questions about her veracity

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