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A great month to celebrate the stars above

May 9, 2015 April was the month for the stars in Alpena. more »»

‘Piece of My Heart’ an excellent performance

May 9, 2015 All wars must be horrible, but the war in Vietnam must have been the worst. Last night, the Alpena Civic Theatre offered the first showing of the “A Piece of My Heart. more »»

Syria questions not answered as expected

May 9, 2015 I recently called Dan Benishek's D.C. office. I asked what his opinion was on Syrian refugees being sent to the U.S. and there plans to send some to Michigan. more »»

Interesting finds from Fletcher’s assignment

May 8, 2015 Concluding a recent editorial, Steve Fletcher encouraged further study in support of his column's lesson: "This is your homework assignment." Steve said, "Look up Arthur Laffer and the Laffer Curve. more »»

Appreciative of support by college, Joynton

May 8, 2015 The staff at Shelter, Inc. more »»

Where’s the same outrage over aborted lives?

May 2, 2015 On April 20, the world celebrated the 70th anniversary of liberating two concentration and death camps ran by Hitler during World War I. more »»

Proposal 1’s passage will help NE Michigan

May 2, 2015 One-third of Michigan roads are considered in poor condition and several continue to decline due to a funding system that does not keep up with the required nee. more »»

Followers blindly approve Clinton’s moves

May 2, 2015 Hillary Clinton recently stopped at a fast food location and chose a burrito. The rubes shouted in unison hurrah, yippee what a woman, she ordered chicken. What an accomplishment. more »»

Time to quit blame game and come together

May 1, 2015 Nobody like change. No one likes their routines changed but things do change. more »»

Complaints about holy water unwarranted

May 1, 2015 This letter is addressed to the person or persons who complained they did not want to be blessed with Holy Water on Easter Sunday at St. Anne Church. Really. more »»

Disturbed by all the empty alcohol containers

April 30, 2015 On a recent bike ride in the Alpena area I was disturbed by the presence of empty liquor bottles, beer cans, cases of beer, etc. thrown alongside the road. more »»

China’s currency manipulation hurts US

April 30, 2015 Economic theory suggests that when business/individuals buy currency of other nations, trade comes into balance over time. more »»

One more reason to live in Alpena

April 25, 2015 Thank you to another honest person for turning in my sack of groceries on Saturday at Neiman’s. more »»

Obama asks Christians ‘to get off their high horse’

April 25, 2015 At Easter time Pres. Obama commented something to the effect that he was offended when hearing some Christians saying unkind things about other. more »»

Not going to vote on raising sales tax

April 25, 2015 I’m going to voite against the proposal to raise sales tax rates to fund road construction. Here’s why. more »»

We really should discuss this topic

April 25, 2015 In the world today only a couple of non-Iranians are not terrified that Iran, a rogue state, may end up with nuclear weapons. more »»

ACC’s mandatory orientation plan a good one

April 18, 2015 I'd like to talk about ACC's implementation of mandatory orientation for new and first-time student. more »»

Shop comes through with customer service

April 18, 2015 This is not a letter complaining; it is a letter to commend a local business, You may have heard of Alpena Collision which used to be owned and operated by Mick (his last name escapes me). more »»

Proposal 1 is not what it was described to be

April 18, 2015 After reading a notice in the mail about Proposal 2015-1 I have a question. I thought the gasoline tax that we have now was suppose to take care of the road and bridge improvements. more »»

Decision to close St. John’s not very good one

April 18, 2015 I write this with a heavy heart in response to the Catholic pastoral and finance councils thoughtless decision for which is senseless in closing off three parishes in Alpena. more »»



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