Author: Jamie Thompson

Jamie’s Bookshelf: ‘Modern Mom Probs: A Survival Guide for 21st Century Mothers’ by Tara Clark

You can read all of the books, visit all the websites, and consult every parent in your life, but nothing ever really prepares you for parenthood. Through diaper changes, temper-tantrums, and pandemic parenting… humor helps. Executive Producer, Jamie Mankiewicz talked with author and influencer, Tara Clark about her brand new book, Modern Mom Probs: A Survival Guide for 21st Century…

‘the four’ Says Farewell to the Heart and Soul of GTPulse

Friday, April 30 is our community correspondent, Brighid Driscoll’s last day with 9&10 News and the GTPulse. It’s been three years since Brighid joined the team, and has written hundreds of articles focusing on the ‘good’ happening around the Grand Traverse Area. “Who could ask for a better first out of college job, this has been so much fun,” she…

Northern Michigan’s The Accidentals to Host Virtual EP Release Show

The Accidentals are a talented trio of Northern Michigan musicians who are not letting quarantine dim their light. Instead, they’re finding inspiration and releasing some new music. “And we’ve been working on a lot of co-writes during quarantine,” says Sav Buist as she sat alongside bandmates Katie Larson and Michael Dause. “Not something we ever expected to do, came about…

Producer Pick: Autism Speaks

April is Autism Awareness Month, and our executive producer for ‘the four’, Jamie Thompson gives us ‘four’ ways to get involved to support the cause. According to the CDC, around 1 in 54 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Nearly all of us know someone, or love someone with it. It is important for us…

Now Hiring: Garland Lodge & Resort in Lewiston

If you’re looking for a summer job in the great outdoors, the Garland Lodge & Resort in Lewiston might be the perfect fit. They are holding a job fair this Friday, April 16 from 4 PM – 6 PM at the lodge. The resort is looking to fill a variety of jobs including cooked, bartenders, servers, and golf maintenance. If…

National Alcohol Screening Day, Knowing If You Have a Drinking Problem

Today is National Alcohol Screening Day! It’s a day to raise awareness about the harmful effects of alcohol abuse and dependency. If you’re thinking about drinking or would like to take the free screening to get help, click here, or text ‘REDUCE’ to 55753. About AlcoholScreening.org “AlcoholScreening.org helps individuals assess their own alcohol drinking patterns to determine if it is…

Northern Michigan Native Luke Winslow-King to Host Virtual Concert with Guests from Around the World

Northern Michigan grown musician Luke Winslow-King has been a friend to ‘the four’ for years. On April 10th, he is reuniting with fellow musician Robert Luti for a special online event that will feature special guests from around the globe. The show, “United,” will celebrate their return to the stage after the difficulties of 2020. “Roberto Luti and I are…