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Bishop's Perspective: The importance of fathers

...children.In a recent column in this paper, I wrote about an inmate I encountered at Lemon Creek Correctional Center on Christmas Day. He shared with me how difficult it was for him to be separated from his daughters, particularly on that day. He...
Pure Sole: Ole' ole' ole'

...War I.In a rare moment of peace and goodwill, a spontaneous ceasefire on the battlefields of Flanders called the Christmas Day Truce of 1914 had the British and German troops coming out of their trenches to shake hands, sing Christmas Carols...
Slack tide: The driveway from Hell... when Hell freezes over

...usually at or above snowline. Now, in a normal winter, say, like the one we had been experiencing right up until Christmas Day, not only do we get two to three times more snow than the rest of town. What's rain at sea level tends to be slush...
Some holiday favorites from the sports desk

...them!Okay, Sports Moments on Christmas Day:1. No question the Kansas City...the Dolphins' 27-24 win.2. Christmas Day 1986 when Michael Jordan was without...against the New York Knicks on Christmas day 1961. In 1965, the Celtics...
Wishing for peace this Christmas

...the World War I battlefields gave their men a reprieve from a war in the trenches by agreeing to a temporary truce on Christmas day. No shots were fired for two days. Instead, soldiers sang Christmas songs and exchanged small souvenirs and cigarettes...
Pets without people spend Christmas among friends

...They all need attention, whether it's Thanksgiving, Christmas day or Super Bowl Sunday," Lee said. "Someone has to...organization's board members will be at the shelter to work Christmas day, as will veterinary technician Liz Snyder. Snyder...
State | Local
Eaglecrest to host Christmas eve celebration the bottom of the page. Eaglecrest will also be open daily for the winter break beginning on Thursday, Dec. 19 and running through Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. The only exception will be Christmas day, when the ski area will not be open.
In the Stacks: New nonfiction books for young readers

...until Jan. 6 at all branches.All public libraries will close at 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve and will be closed on Christmas Day. They will be open normal hours on Thursday, Dec. 26. Merry Christmas!For information about upcoming programs...
Adopt-A-Family program in need of donations

...want and need for Christmas. The families will wrap their own gifts and every child will have something to open on Christmas day, Sims said."We're going to allow families to pick from what the community brings in," she said. "We've...
A Trip South: Chillin' out in Chile

...told us that we'd instead stay at her house. A late wake up combined with our low energy levels kept us from riding Christmas day. The family really wanted us to stay, and especially considering the great food and company we didn't want to let...


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