Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:07:16 EDTSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:07:16 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssRoad funding now in hands of state's residentshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/537169.htmlThe future of highway funding in Michigan now rests with state residents.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTSome weeks just don't go your wayhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/537170.htmlA wise sage once gave me this advice - "be like a duck and let the water roll off your back" in reference to criticism, and the duck's oily feathers that insulate it from the water.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTRoad funding proposal a case of buck passinghttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/537171.htmlDisappointed, dismayed, disgusted ... and any other "dis" word you might think is appropriate. Those were my thoughts when hearing the state legislature decided the residents will decide how our roads will be funded, through a ballot issue.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTQuestions, Anyone?http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/537172.htmlVictorian house on Long Rapids Road Q. Reader Beach Hall asks, "Is there a story behind the lovely, imposing Victorian house and large barn on the river side of Long Rapids Road near the intersection with Dietz Road?" A.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe real Christmashttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/537173.htmlThis Christmas, like so many in the past, there will be two Christmases in the world. One is the Christmas mankind has created. The other is the Christmas God made.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT