PORTER | Town officials here are expressing opposition to an Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore plan to increase traffic and build parking at Porter Beach.
Answers to questions surrounding a mysterious glittery film found floating in Lake Michigan on Monday may not come for another two weeks or more.
The town of Porter, often referred to as "the missing link" of the regional trail system, is positioned to open three connector paths that will link Porter County towns and cities to neighboring counties and neighboring states. These newly minted trails will make Porter more accessible to su…
Wabash Avenue leads directly to Porter Beach on Lake Michigan in Porter.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has proposed changes at Porter Beach that include better traffic flow, a pavilion and wheelchair access to the beach.
There are some things it would take an act of Congress to resolve, and straightening out the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore access issues is unfortunately one of them.
Handicapped parking at Porter Beach would be improved under a National Park Service proposal.
Wabash Avenue ends and the beach begins at Porter Beach. The National Park Service hopes to build a wheelchair-accessible pavilion at Porter Beach, along with traffic flow improvements.
Wabash Avenue, which leads directly to Porter Beach, is a two-lane road, and the parking lot fills quickly. A National Park Service plan would add parking and improve the traffic flow.
Visitors to Porter Beach could be in for a treat in summers to come. The small but popular Lake Michigan waterfront is being eyed for possible future work to improve access to the beach and make visits a better experience.
Wabash Avenue leads directly to Porter Beach. The property on the east side of the road, to the Indiana Dunes State Park boundary, belongs to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
More than 150 students and faculty members gathered Monday night for Valparaiso University sophomore Rayan Sami A. Bokhari, whose body was discovered earlier along Lake Michigan.
PORTER COUNTY | Multiple agencies are looking for a 23-year-old Porter County man who was last seen struggling in Lake Michigan's rough waters off Porter Beach.
PORTER | Plans for a combined concession and picnic shelter at Porter Beach are moving forward rapidly.
PORTER | The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has issued an advisory against swimming in Lake Michigan waters off Dunbar and Porter beaches.
People who are lucky enough to live near the Great Lakes never stop talking about that elusive, intangible idea "quality of life." What is it? Good work, playing hard, clean air to breathe and water to drink, times with family and friends outside on a breezy summer day. We might be floating …
View photos from Times staff photographers of the blizzard as it moves into the region.
PORTER | While torrential waves washed away portions of massive sand dunes along Porter Beach earlier this month, experts say those same waters will ensure the sand's eventual return.
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