Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:38:11 EDTMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:38:11 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssLiving the Dreamhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/900/Living-the-Dream.htmlI 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 parkinghttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/899/The-joys-of-parallel-parking.htmlThere 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 footballhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/898/Ready-for-college-football.html 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 placehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/897/Making-Alpena-a-better-place.htmlPeople 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 mehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/896/'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