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Approach is key to adding jobs

April 2, 2015 I do a lot of traveling, but it’s mostly to and from Alpena. Recently I’ve been on a motor trip across the southwest and into the southeast. more »»

More needs to be spent to maintain national parks

April 2, 2015 When Americans want to impress foreign guests, we sometimes take them to national park. more »»

US seems to be helping Iran

April 1, 2015 Iran poses a greater threat to Americans than do Islamic State terrorists, some analysts believe. more »»

A huge impact on the economy

March 31, 2015 Last week the Convention & Visitors Bureau staff (all two of us) attended the 2015 Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Grand Rapids. more »»

Example of how America’s intervention has had positive impact

March 31, 2015 Too often, American service men and women make great sacrifices for seemingly unappreciative people in foreign countries. more »»

What went wrong in Yemen needs to be examined

March 30, 2015 In January, President Barack Obama referred to U.S. anti-terrorism efforts in Yemen as a “model” for avoiding massive deployments of American troops. Last week, U.S. more »»

Shipping season latest sign of spring

March 28, 2015 Thunder Bay is in that transition stage right now where, depending on the direction of the wind and the temperature outside, one day readers might find ice covering the bay, the next there is open... more »»

Benishek does about-face on voters

March 28, 2015 Is it time to return to the farm? Apparently U.S. Rep. more »»

Questions, Anyone?

March 28, 2015 Coal gas in Alpena Q. Reader Leonard Dietz asks, "What is the history of coal gas for fuel in Alpena?" A. more »»

ARMC offers new fresh start to quit smoking

March 28, 2015 Smoking is a major cause of cancer, heart disease, bronchitis, emphysema, and stroke. These serious illnesses greatly reduce an individual’s well being and longevity. more »»

“Come and journey with me…”

March 28, 2015 Our Lenten Season is quickly drawing to a close. This Sunday, “Palm Sunday” we remember our Blessed Lord’s triumphant entrance to Jerusalem and then we walk the road to Calvary. more »»

Drone bills involve hunters

March 27, 2015 Imagine a crisp autumn day in November as you wait in your blind scanning the woods in front of you. more »»

Obama doesn’t attempt to hide his contempt for Netanyahu

March 26, 2015 U.S. officials often intervene in the internal affairs of other countries, usually while insisting no such thing is happening. Often, such activities are aimed at undermining unfriendly government. more »»

Limits on spending? Not likely

March 25, 2015 Republicans in Congress are being criticized by liberals for a budget proposal that makes relatively modest cuts in federal spending. more »»

History tells us raising interest rates too quickly could be disastrous

March 25, 2015 Don’t expect interest rates to rise too rapidly. more »»

No point in holding a grudge

March 24, 2015 About one year after I had started in my current role, someone did something to me that was quite cruel. It was deliberate, hurtful, and unprofessiona. more »»

Farmers newest target of EPA

March 24, 2015 Farmers are in the Environmental Protection Agency’s crosshairs now, joining coal miners and tens of millions of consumers of reasonably priced electricity. more »»

White House doesn’t show much transparency

March 23, 2015 Early in his presidency, Barack Obama pledged it would “usher in a new era of open government.” His administration has done just the opposite. Government is more secretive than ever. more »»

Church closings will be difficult for parisioners

March 21, 2015 Change never comes easy, but a change that will impact over 2,000 families in the Alpena area will be especially hard for the parishioners at four community Catholic churches. more »»

Pettalia a champion for transparency

March 21, 2015 State Rep. Peter Pettalia “gets it.” Pettalia, a Republican representative from Presque Isle, understands the importance of government transparency. more »»



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