Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 29 Jul 2015 07:33:06 EDTWed, 29 Jul 2015 07:33:06 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssGreat job by those making downtown appealinghttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/544505.htmlRecently, my wife and I came to downtown Alpena for dinner and a walkabout. It is apparent that a lot of effort has gone into making an increasingly more appealing downtown area.Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTMilitary lives need to be better appreciatedhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/544506.htmlFollowing the murder of four U.S. Marines in Chattanooga,Tennessee, on July 16, 2015, I made the mistake of watching the so-called "news" coverage on CNN.Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTWe need better connections to downstatehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/544507.htmlAre people aware how nice it is to have an airport in our area? However, why are we contemplating spending more money on the terminal? What we need is more connections throughout the state. Flint, Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, etc.Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTBicyclists should not be on our roadwayshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/544508.htmlI'm writing in regards to the letter from Cliff Miller, about bicyclists on our roads. He said the best riding is right in our back yard. In my back yard are the best bicyclists ever. It's called the bicyclists trail.Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTWe aren't prepared if Russian military attackshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/544509.htmlHave you thought about this? President Obama is reducing our military capability, lately ordering the removal of 40,000 troops and proposing other cuts. He is cutting back on our naval forces and ships.Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT