The Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usFri, 18 Apr 2014 09:07:46 EDTFri, 18 Apr 2014 09:07:46 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssLike following the stock markethttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/741/Like-following-the-stock-market.htmlEarlier this month Forbes announced its annual billionaires list, also known as a list you and I aren't on (unless somehow a billionaire somehow stumbles upon thealpenanews.com). More than 1,600 people around the world are on the list.Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:36:28 EDTMore negative news about smokinghttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/733/More-negative-news-about-smoking.htmlOne of the things I do to relax before coming to the office is reading at either Mich-e-ke-wis or Starlite. It gets me away from distractions for a while and lets me prepare for the da.Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:10:17 EDTA successful film festivalhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/722/A-successful-film-festival.htmlI believe in getting involved in the community, and one of the things I'm involved in is the Thunder Bay Film Festival. This past weekend we had either full or nearly full houses for every session.Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:54:09 EDTPolitics and the Olympicshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/720/Politics-and-the-Olympics.htmlPolitics and political statements (and even worse - remember the Munich Games) go hand in hand with the Olympic Games. And 2014 in Sochi, Russia, is going to be no different. In fact, this one appears that both are a threat to the Games.Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:57:40 EDTKeeping the doors openhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/718/Keeping-the-doors-open.htmlThe one thing that never ceases to surprise me is how many people want to call and complain: A. when school is called off, and B. when school isn't called off.Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:37:17 EDT