The Rapidian


West MI Fractivist Steve Losher: "We've got every right to be here!"

Submitted 05-10-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Steve Losher provides insights on the effects of hydraulic fracturing and MLAWD's journey to save state land.


Fracking comes to West Michigan

Submitted 05-10-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

GRCC's Writing for Publication class interviews local fractivists - citizen activists concerned about the dangers of fracking.


Commissioner White answers citizen questions on City Connection

Submitted 05-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

Rapidian staff and politics beat member Renato Delos Reyes poses a question about repairing city damage from flooding. City Commissioner White sat in for Mayor Heartwell


Friends of Grand Rapids Parks to receive National Arbor Day Foundation Award

Submitted 04-21-2013 under NONPROFITS

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is the recipient of a 2013 Arbor Day Award in honor of its outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship, the Arbor Day Foundation announced today.


Be part of "human art" at Rosa Parks Circle May 3

Submitted 04-19-2013 under NONPROFITS

"One Minute for One Million" is your opportunity to show the world the heart of West Michigan, at noon on Friday, May 3 at Rosa Parks Circle.


National food justice activists to lead convenings on food justice

Submitted 04-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

Our Kitchen Table brings to town food justice activist, LaDonna Redmond, and Rosa Parks Institute President Emeritus, Lila Cabbil.


The Spoke Folks to hold Open House

Submitted 04-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

Local Bike co-op is organizing an open house to encourage surrounding neighbors to get involved.


Local teens map neighborhood assets in leadership training

Submitted 03-26-2013 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids teens are learning to see the assets in their communities.


King Arthur Flour vice president to speak at Sustainable Business Conference

Submitted 03-18-2013 under NEWS

Steve Cochran describes the impact of sustainable, ESOP, B Corp and triple-bottom line business practices.


Enthusiastic bikers find education, resources at The Spoke Folks

Submitted 03-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

Learn about The Spoke Folks and resources we offer as well as community opportunities for bikers of all ages and skill levels.