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Glad to live in a community that is caring

October 24, 2014 I heard a knock on my door one evening while at home with my children and surprised by the vehicle sitting in my driveway, I am hesitant to open the door. The vehicle said Animal Control. more »»

Farmers shouldn’t be regulated out of farm

October 23, 2014 I was appalled to learn how government regulation is forcing the closure of the local Circle C Farm owned by the Strong family, however I am thankful to the Alpena News for reminding us of the... more »»

Outdoors people responsible for bill passing

October 23, 2014 A special note to all the area sportsmen and women who supported the petition drive for science-based wild game management. more »»

Think about America first, not other countries

October 22, 2014 We shouldn't be sending our troops to Africa to take care of Ebola. People shouldn't be going over there just because it's part of their heritage. more »»

Michigan deserves a conservative senator

October 22, 2014 Few of us make a conscious decision to do something unethical but can still get there by taking incremental steps that cross boundaries just a hair. more »»

Take a drive to understand pathway passion

October 18, 2014 In case you live in or around Alpena and don't understand the furor surrounding the proposed timber harvest at Chippewa Hills pathway, I have a suggestion. Take a drive. more »»

Presentation will give benefits for recycling

October 18, 2014 Citizens of Presque Isle County have the opportunity to enhance their present recycling program along with receiving expert guidance from Elisa Seltzer, Director of Emmet County Recycling/Departmen... more »»

Supporting Stamas to be next state senator

October 18, 2014 As a small business owner I have taken a big risk by not being able to depend on the government if something should happen to cause loss of income. more »»

An experience with a positive world view

October 18, 2014 A friend shared an experience he had prior to open heart surgery to replace a heart valve. more »»

Pettalia wrong on pension exemption details

October 16, 2014 We're all used to politicians stretching the truth a little to get elected or re-elected, but in Peter Pettalia's recent mailing (Living and Aging Well in Michigan), he takes it to the extreme. more »»

Kennedy right man to protect what is ours

October 16, 2014 I'm going to vote for Bob Kennedy for state representative. more »»

Tendercare stay another positive experience

October 11, 2014 Wanting a safe environment for our young family, Terry and I moved to Alpena in 1969. We were so very glad that we did because it worked so well for us. more »»

Some reasons why Pettalia is right man for us

October 11, 2014 As a resident of Presque Isle, I would like to speak up for State Rep. Peter Pettalia. more »»

It’s inappropriate use of legislative updates

October 11, 2014 It's bad enough to be inflicted by endless campaign advertising, but it's beyond reproach to have one's own tax dollars used for political propaganda. more »»

Elected officials need to properly fund schools

October 11, 2014 With the November elections about a month away there is growing discussion on school funding. more »»

You don’t like the way things are, then vote

October 11, 2014 Are you tired of the ugly political ads that speak in generalities rather than positive plans for the future? Do you feel that you don't have the money to fight for that future? Well, folks, it... more »»

Chippewa Hills needs our support to save it

October 11, 2014 The University of Michigan is spending $400,000 to move a centuries-old oak tree to accommodate $135 million expansion of its business school. The tree will be moved 600 feet. more »»

Losing Pathway’s beauty would be tragedy

October 11, 2014 I recently spent hours reviewing Michigan Forestry mission statements and strategic planning, especially in regard to Chippewa Hills Pathways. more »»

Record-Eagle editorial misleading, false info

October 11, 2014 Regarding your reprint of a Traverse City Record-Eagle editorial on Oct. more »»

Our senator needs to think ‘Michigan first’

October 10, 2014 The oath of office for the U.S. Senate clearly states that a senator should bear true faith and allegiance to the United States. more »»



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