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Airport schedule changes would be beneficial

February 13, 2016 News this week of a proposed change in schedules for flights in and out of Alpena by SkyWest officials is welcome news. The change would be a huge benefit for business travelers heading to Detroit. more »»

We need to come together and soon

February 13, 2016 It’s time for a huge dose of reality to start occurring across Michigan. Without it, I fear a day of reckoning is just around the corner. more »»

Snyder, Flint water, Super Bowl ads and Tigers

February 13, 2016 Come Heller high water ... * Oh, c'mon, it's impossible to blame Gov. Snyder for declining the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee invitation to testif. more »»

ARMC Cardiac Rehab returns life to Hillman man

February 13, 2016 Justin Moreau, a Hillman resident, has a Left Ventricular Assist Device that keeps the blood flowing through the lower chamber of his heart since his left ventricle is too weak to pump blood on its... more »»

Cougar death would have been surprise finding a decade ago

February 12, 2016 An investigation continues into the death of a cougar discovered earlier this month in Dickinson County, about four miles from Iron Mountain. more »»

Supply, demand and responsibility

February 11, 2016 I read an Associated Press story this week that a fellow selling Tasers for protection in Germany can’t manufacture enough to meet the demand because shop keepers and others are worried about the... more »»

Something should be done about North Korea, and sooner rather than later

February 11, 2016 Any nuclear war, even if it involves a limited exchange of, say, 10 warheads on both sides, would be a terrible thin. more »»

Time to do more than warn North Korea

February 10, 2016 Less than a month ago, North Korea tested a powerful long-range missile. U.S. more »»

The choir and fifth hour lunch

February 9, 2016 M.E. Finch, principal of Alpena High School, didn't appear to me to be very astute but it turned out he was. more »»

National debt: Sobering story of runaway government spending

February 9, 2016 With the nation’s first primary election of the 2016 presidential campaign coming up in New Hampshire this week, it is safe to say the college-student vote will go primarily to Democrat candidate... more »»

Reagan’s words ring true in Flint

February 8, 2016 The blame game was in full swing this week as Congress held hearings on the Flint, Mich., water fiasc. more »»

Playing the blame game in Flint

February 8, 2016 Optics. Optics. Optics. That's the new buzz word all the pundits are glumming onto. more »»

Business Expo great way to see what local businesses have to offer

February 6, 2016 Sixteen years ago The Alpena News staff set out to fill a void they identified in the communit. more »»

Sundin gave residents what we need

February 6, 2016 Kudos to Alpena City Manager Greg Sundin. This week he presented municipal council with a “State of the City” report that I believe is filled with valuable information. more »»

Questions, Anyone?

February 6, 2016 Presidential primary March 8? Q. Readers and others have raised varied questions about the Michigan Presidential Primary election that will take place on March 8. A. more »»

The Bachelor vs. the Iowa Caucus

February 6, 2016 Come Heller high water … Sure, I watched the big caucus this week. more »»

The H word

February 6, 2016 Jane is suffering from cancer. It started in her liver and has now spread to her lungs and embedded in her bones. The chemo and radiation are not helping. more »»

On your side

February 6, 2016 Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing. more »»

Law on parking lots at traffic lights

February 5, 2016 A reader asked this week if they can drive through a parking lot when traffic is backed up at a traffic light. more »»

Community comes together for library

February 5, 2016 We did it! Congratulations to everyone who helped the staff of the Alpena County Library win a statewide competition that now will allow for the digitizing of both The Alpena Evening News (1899-190... more »»

 
 
 

 

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