The YMCA of the Blue Water Area

Helping a charity and learning more about the Y Mairead Warner Staff Writer The YMCA of the Blue Water Area is teaming up with the charitable organization, “Kids In Distress Services, Inc.” also known as (KIDS). These two organizations are joining forces by giving families the opportunity to donate gently used clothing. The clothing drive…

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Farewell for now

The SchwonkSoundStead hosts Manifest the Machine’s last show Lily Petit Staff Writer Don’t miss what might be your last chance to hear Manifest the Machine live. The Port Huron based experimental rock band will be stepping out of the public light for an indefinite period of time. Manifest the Machine will be playing on Sept.…

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Crime and punishment

The 4 deadly violations Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor Ashtray lids on the trash cans have vanished in a cloud of smoke, the concrete is bare of cigarette butts. The St. Clair County Community College smoking ban has taken effect. SC4’s Board of Trustees gave the policy a thumbs’ up in April of 2014, and…

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Sun, boats, and beer

Blue Water Antique Boat Show comes to downtown Port Huron Hannah Hunter Staff Writer A little bit of beer, a little bit of sun, and lots of antique boats set the scene on the weekend of Sept. 6 in downtown Port Huron. Boat owner and show veteran Rob Guldemond has been coming out to Port…

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Homemade music rains down on Goodells Park

BlueChiliGrass festival rises to the top Lily Petit Staff Writer Goodells County Park paid host to the 5th annual BlueChiliGrass festival on Labor Day from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The festival featured three stages: acoustic, bluegrass, and electric, as well as five local restaurant competitors in the chili cook off. The BlueChiliGrass festival started…

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Finding art in nature

Spiral Gallery features Elizabeth Wilcome Lia Martinez Staff Writer As most students may know, Studio 1219 features SC4 Alumni in the spiral gallery to show their support for our local artists. This month, Elizabeth Wilcome will be lining up the walls with her display of nature-inspired art. From the first second you walk in through…

Pet of the Issue -RustyCat. Photo credit: Angie Stoecklin

Pet of the issue

Looking for a new furry friend to add to your home? Then look no further than this blonde feline, Rusty.
Rusty is about 8 months old. When he arrived at the humane society his name was Blondie, but volunteers changed his name to the more masculine Rusty.


St. Clair County Earth Fair

The fun begins at the gate when each visitor will receive a map showing where everything is located.According to the website,, St. Clair County Earth Fair has been a growing event for the past 11 years. Starting with a few visitors and eight vendors, the website predicts this year will draw approximately 7,000 visitors and 65 vendors