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Letters to the Editor

Who were changes at Ella White made for?

On Veterans Day, I drove past Ella White School and noticed that its American flag was now located at the back of the school at what seems to be the new school entrance. This was the first time that I had been behind the school since the clean up of the months’ long construction had taken ...

News’ editorial cartoon was in poor taste

The editorial cartoon placed in the Saturday, Nov. 6 issue of The Alpena News really troubles me. It split the state into several regions, supposedly showing “Michigan as seen from the NE part of the state” and labeled the Metro area “Down Below.” When we first moved to Rogers City from ...

Is this really justice or did we get it wrong?

Our police and prosecutor do their best and would not purposely harass, prosecute or jail an innocent person. But no one is perfect and sometimes we have preconceived ideas that cloud our thinking. Of course it’s important to protect our children, but it’s also important to get to the ...

Sorry to see Great North Pet Supply close

Such a loss to our community that Great North Pet Supply is going out of business! As their name states, they have been great. Andrew and his employees have provided helpful friendly service, carried high quality products, and were a source of knowledge when my pets needed special products. ...

Rising inflation is nothing to take lightly

Our winter season is moving in and a long cold winter is ahead. Most of us will survive it, many will enjoy it and others will endure it. But it will happen and it will end and summer will return. Another phenomenal event taking place is the changes in our economy. Due to many factors, we ...

Time to be grateful for health care workers

Now is the time to be grateful for healthcare workers, EMS professionals Last year and earlier this year we watched as hospital, healthcare workers and EMS professionals responded to surges of COVID around the country. It was powerful to witness the cheering for healthcare workers in major ...