Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/category.detail/nav/5002/Editorials and columnsen-usSat, 1 Oct 2016 04:15:22 EDTSat, 1 Oct 2016 04:15:22 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssU-M goes too far with personal pronoun policyhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/559489.htmlWhere is the line between showing someone common respect and decency and political correctness gobbley-gook? Isn't he and she still appropriate pronouns to use with people, instead of having to try and figure out what the heck ze means? For the...Sat, 1 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT40 years and the memory still stronghttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/559490.htmlForty years have passed. It started out as a normal day for 20 men as they boarded the Air Force KC-135 at K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base in the Upper Peninsula. But Sept.Sat, 1 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT'Kids being kids' isn't the same anymorehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/559491.htmlI need a break - we all need a break - from the election, so today I'm going to write about jungle gyms, specifically the one in a black and white photo - circa 1920s or so - someone posted to Facebook the other day. You should see this thin.Sat, 1 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTCole's drive made Tunnel to Towers 5K a successhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/559422.htmlLast weekend's Tunnel to Tower inaugural 5K race in Alpena was an overwhelming success by anyone's standards.Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTProgress comes piece by piecehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/559423.htmlKelly Clarkson sings a song called, "Piece by Piece." She doesn't sing specifically about building a community but my takeaway from the song is that anything can happen, even the unexpected, if it happens piece by piece.Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT