Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usFri, 26 Aug 2016 15:41:15 EDTFri, 26 Aug 2016 15:41:15 EDT the Dream consider myself a very fortunate person; I have backpacked Europe, explored the American West, became the first person in my family to graduate from college, participated in and observed federal, state and local politics, and now I have a great...Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:08:15 EDTThe joys of parallel parking is a lot of traffic downtown nowadays, some of it due to the summer, some due to a vibrant downtown business scene and some of it due to more people living downtown.Thu, 18 Aug 2016 13:17:19 EDTReady for college football I love baseball. Love it, grew up with it, follow it. But my favorite sport is college football. And that means I'm torn at this time of year. <P> It's August, I love summer and fall most of all. The problem is what follows fall - winter.Thu, 4 Aug 2016 11:36:41 EDTMaking Alpena a better place volunteering is a staple in communities, and in small communities is almost a necessity. Nonprofit organizations and service clubs have been the backbone to much of the volunteering that has taken place.Thu, 7 Jul 2016 11:15:06 EDT'Aquachigger' more entertaining than summer blockbusters, at least for me'Aquachigger'-more-entertaining-than-summer-blockbusters,-at-least-for-me.htmlA man, wearing protective gloves, old combat boots, a mask and snorkel drags a dirty kayak through a trash-filled stream somewhere in the American South.Mon, 4 Jul 2016 14:01:49 EDT