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Letters to the Editor

Biden trying to pull a fast one on immigration

Anti-American Joe Biden has pulled another fast one on the American public! If you think that if the Republicans dominate the legislature in D.C. in 2024 that all illegals will be deported, Biden is ahead of you, as, according to a story that leaked out in the latest issue of the American Free ...

Time to say ‘stop’ to out-of-control spending

The Sept. 30 Alpena News contained a letter by one of its loyal Democrat subscribers with the title ‘Shutting down the government is not acceptable’. The letter noted that a shutdown would affect the Agriculture Department’s SNAP and WIC programs, eliminate funding for Title X grants for ...

A novel solution to our country’s divisions

I have a solution for the divisions that are crippling our country. Let’s begin by dismissing all the court cases pending against Donald Trump. Let’s admit that his total asses are what he claims them to be. Then, let’s assist him in purchasing the Candian province of Nunavut. There he ...

Shutting down the gov’t is not acceptable

2 in 3 Americans believe it’s never ok to shut down the federal government. Depending on its length, a government shutdown could impact lots of programs. Everything from student loan and nutrition assistance hotlines to pay for government workers (including those in the military) to CDC ...

Article on lawsuit needed more investigation

The Alpena News just displayed another great example of investigative journalism with the Sept. 9, front page article, “Lawsuit: Nightmare neighbors delayed home construction”. There is an “old adage” that there are two sides to every story. Obviously your staff writer never heard of ...

Kudos to a recent display of good manners

On the evening of Saturday, Aug. 26, the Alpena High School Class of 1959 held our 64th class reunion at JJ’s Restaurant. A good time was had by all. I wish to share an incident that touched our hearts……at the end of the evening, three of us gathered the decorations and memorabilia and ...