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Postal workers protest Saturday delivery cut
August 25, 2010 – 5:19 am | Comments Off on Postal workers protest Saturday delivery cut
Postal workers protest Saturday delivery cut

Hundreds of postal workers attending their national convention in Detroit have marched through downtown in protest of plans to suspend mail delivery on Saturdays.

$3.1 M Alpena to Cheboygan rail-trail & other projects receive TE funding
August 24, 2010 – 4:30 pm | Comments Off on $3.1 M Alpena to Cheboygan rail-trail & other projects receive TE funding
$3.1 M Alpena to Cheboygan rail-trail & other projects receive TE funding

The Alpena to Cheboygan rail-trail project is a go.

Lafarge unveils environmental upgrade plans for Alpena plant
August 24, 2010 – 4:22 am | Comments Off on Lafarge unveils environmental upgrade plans for Alpena plant
Lafarge unveils environmental upgrade plans for Alpena plant

Officials from Lafarge hosted a public forum Monday night, to showcase environmental upgrades that will be taking place at the Alpena plant over the next 3-4 years.

Alpena airport updates 10 year capital improvement plan
August 24, 2010 – 4:20 am | Comments Off on Alpena airport updates 10 year capital improvement plan
Alpena airport updates 10 year capital improvement plan

Alpena County Regional Airport recently submitted updates to its 10 year capital improvement program.

Onaway driver facing charges in crash that killed 4
August 24, 2010 – 4:16 am | Comments Off on Onaway driver facing charges in crash that killed 4
Onaway driver facing charges in crash that killed 4

An Onaway man has been arrested for allegedly causing an accident that killed 4 men from Gaylord.

Husband & wife stand mute on charges linked to drug OD death
August 24, 2010 – 4:14 am | Comments Off on Husband & wife stand mute on charges linked to drug OD death
Husband & wife stand mute on charges linked to drug OD death

An Alpena couple have both asked for cobbs evaluations to determine what their sentence would be if they pled guilty to charges stemming from a drug overdose death.

Harrisville State Park to host hunter ed weekend
August 24, 2010 – 4:10 am | Comments Off on Harrisville State Park to host hunter ed weekend
Harrisville State Park to host hunter ed weekend

Harrisville State Park is holding its fourth annual “GO – Get Outdoors” Hunter Education Class in September.

Work to begin on yacht club parking lot
August 24, 2010 – 4:08 am | Comments Off on Work to begin on yacht club parking lot
Work to begin on yacht club parking lot

Following a short delay, crews are ready to begin reconstruction of the Alpena Yacht Club parking lot on Prentiss Street.

State gas prices down 7 cents
August 24, 2010 – 4:06 am | Comments Off on State gas prices down 7 cents
State gas prices down 7 cents

AAA Michigan says gasoline prices are down 7 cents per gallon over the past week to a statewide average of $2.69.

Second Avenue Bridge opening
August 24, 2010 – 4:04 am | Comments Off on Second Avenue Bridge opening
Second Avenue Bridge opening

The Second Avenue Bridge in Alpena will be opened Wednesday, so crews can perform routine maintenance and inspection.

Sault tribe members convicted of illegal fishing
August 24, 2010 – 4:02 am | Comments Off on Sault tribe members convicted of illegal fishing
Sault tribe members convicted of illegal fishing

Three members of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians have been convicted of running an illegal commercial fishing operation on Lake Michigan’s Little Bay de Noc.

Wording approved for 2 Michigan ballot proposals
August 24, 2010 – 4:00 am | Comments Off on Wording approved for 2 Michigan ballot proposals
Wording approved for 2 Michigan ballot proposals

Michigan election officials have approved wording for two proposals on the statewide November ballot.