Alpena News and columnsen-usFri, 27 May 2016 08:18:14 EDTFri, 27 May 2016 08:18:14 EDT than luck was needed to put out fire"We lucked out." Those were the words of Michigan Department of Natural Resources Forest Fire Officer Mark Hansen in describing this week's forest fire in the Devil's Lake area of Alpena County.Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTPure Michigan: 10 years, going strong 2006, Travel Michigan quietly launched a new marketing campaign called Pure Michigan in a handful of markets outside of the state.Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTConcealed pistol licensee responsibilities week's question is about the responsibilities of individuals with a Concealed Pistol License during encounters with police. I want to clarify the requirements of CPL holders if they were stopped by the police.Thu, 26 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSomeone needs to answer for staff errors Barack Obama's administration is in a hurry to release thousands of drug offenders from prison before their original sentences have expired. But freeing those who have paid their dues in full? Not so much.Thu, 26 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTLooking forward to time on water is no fool like an old fool, and this is part two of the story I began sharing last week. I have been associated with Alpena Youth Sailing Club since it's inception.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT