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James Anthony Nye
June 22, 2020 – 12:00 am
James Anthony Nye

James Anthony Nye, 56, of Alpena passed away Saturday, June 21, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family. 
Surviving are his wife, Marli, 3 children, Jacob, Hanrik, Annika; sister, Kimberly (Rick) Frazier; several nieces …

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Lynda Rae Eckhart
June 22, 2020 – 12:00 am
Lynda Rae Eckhart

Lynda Rae Eckhart, 56, of Ossineke passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. 
Lynda Rae Losinski was born in Alpena on September 7, 1963 to Richard and Rita (Kieliszewski) Losinski.  On …

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Alpena man arrested for pointing gun at people on State Ave.
June 19, 2020 – 3:31 pm
Alpena man arrested for pointing gun at people on State Ave.

A 21 year-old Alpena man was taken into custody Thursday evening, after he allegedly pointed a gun at a group of people outside a home on State Avenue.

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Historic water levels lead to some closures at popular state parks in NE Michigan
June 19, 2020 – 12:56 am
Historic water levels lead to some closures at popular state parks in NE Michigan

Two state parks in northeast Michigan have been negatively impacted by historically high water levels on Lake Huron, forcing some closures at popular parks in Harrisville and Tawas City.

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City applies for grant to replace nearly 100 year-old water wells
June 19, 2020 – 12:30 am
City applies for grant to replace nearly 100 year-old water wells

Two 500,000 gallon clear wells that are used to store clean water before it is distributed to property owners in the city and township of Alpena need to be replaced.

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Gypsy moth info meeting for Montmorency Co. residents
June 19, 2020 – 12:20 am
Gypsy moth info meeting for Montmorency Co. residents

An informational town hall-style meeting on gypsy moths is being hosted by Montmorency County next week.

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Virtual forum for Alcona & Alpena candidates to be held mid-July
June 19, 2020 – 12:10 am
Virtual forum for Alcona & Alpena candidates to be held mid-July

The League of Women Voters of Northeast Michigan is in the middle of planning a virtual forum for Alcona and Alpena candidates facing contested races during the August 4 primary election.

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Geraldine “Gerry” Peltier-Harmon
June 19, 2020 – 12:00 am
Geraldine “Gerry” Peltier-Harmon

Geraldine R. “Gerry” Peltier-Harmon, age 83, of Alpena passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at Medilodge of Alpena surrounded by her family.
Per her wishes Gerry has been taken from the Karpus-Hunter Funeral …

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James Gordon Burke
June 19, 2020 – 12:00 am
James Gordon Burke

James Gordon Burke, 64, of Lachine passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at his home. 
James was born on June 18, 1955 in Alpena to the late Gordon and Doris (Aikens) Burke. He worked as a …

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Exchange Club awards $1K scholarship to AHS graduate
June 18, 2020 – 3:16 pm
Exchange Club awards $1K scholarship to AHS graduate

The Exchange Club of Alpena recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Alexandra Lino who is a 2020 graduate of Alpena High School.

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Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Alpena Friday
June 18, 2020 – 12:56 am
Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Alpena Friday

A free drive-through coronavirus testing site has finally made its way to Alpena.

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City sticks with outside assessor services & continues search for new planner
June 18, 2020 – 12:30 am
City sticks with outside assessor services & continues search for new planner

It has been a little over two years since long-time city of Alpena assessor Jeff Shea retired.

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