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Letters to the Editor

Why aren’t we looking into fire authority?

I am grateful to the city firefighters for serving Alpena Township residents during this staff shortage. Township residents have to consider what fire department services they want, because some township officials are considering turning fire department operations over to the city. The ...

Grateful for clubs’ work honoring veterans

I’m grateful to the Booster’s and The Kiwanis Club for the beautiful job they do honoring our veterans on Flag Day. I have a flag honoring my father who was in the Navy down on Chisholm. The drive into town is so beautiful when all the flags are flying. It’s a good time to remind all of ...

Here’s to another 60 years for Lee’s

I’m extremely grateful to Dr. Dargis for purchasing and preserving Lee’s Miniature Golf. Lee’s is an iconic hangout for all ages. Here’s to another 60 years of family fun and great memories. KAREN WERDA, Ossineke

Thoughts on hospital care and public flags

This letter is covering two subjects: First of all: I have recently finished chemotherapy and radiation at the Alpena Cancer Center. I am grateful to my doctors and their staff for my wonderful care and their caring . Going into this process was very intimidating, but you made it almost ...

Wondering why Biden discounts human life

Some politicians are so sad at the loss of life of the innocent but let’s take a quick peek behind the PR curtain for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. President Biden has yet to make a speech that doesn’t emphasize his constant fight against the racism lurking in ...

Kudos to the Alpena Twp. Fire Department

As I was driving into Alpena from Grand Lake last week I felt a shudder in my vehicle followed by a pull to the right and a loss of normal steering. I recognized it as a flat tire and immediately pulled to the side of the road. With traffic whizzing by at 55 mph, I started to inspect the damage ...