NEWS

2009 holiday content

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Click the links below to see Christmas and holiday content from GateHouse News Service. If your paper has something that would work on a national scale, please Zope it to us or e-mail it to national@gatehousemedia.com.

Santa Tracker for your Web site

Why does Santa wear red? 20 fun facts about Christmas

Two couples have exchanged the same Christmas card for 38 years

History and a holiday celebrated in Christmas train book

Brian Mackey: Celebrate the season with non-Christmas Christmas movies

Frank Mulligan: A Christmas tale worth repeating

Granlund cartoon: Santa busted by Border Patrol

David Schiefelbein: A gift from the heart

Rev. Tess Baumberger: Pondered in her heart: Mary in the Christmas story

How does Santa get up and down chimneys?

Wendy Murphy: The gift of a story from the past

Julie Fay: Santa's helper is making a list

Liccar cartoon: Carol of the Bells writer spinning in his grave

Festivus: It’s for the rest of us!

A quiz about the Christmas story

The science of Santa

Suzette Martinez Standring: A child’s view of the Nativity

Granlund cartoon: Christmas before and after

Kent Bush: Santa accused of being a poor role model

Liccar cartoon: The original bling - the wise men's gifts

O'Mahoney cartoon on Christmas giving

O'Mahoney cartoon on gift returns

Marc Munroe Dion: Christmas carols for our age

Lost in Suburbia: My holiday newsletter 2009  

Fine Print: Stay safe and save money with holiday lighting

Kitchen Call: Going green for holiday dinner

Kevin Frisch: A-shopping we will go

Kent Bush: Creative ideas for your Christmas gift list

Granlund cartoon: Christmas Day in the forest

Wood on Words: Some peaceful words, just in time for Christmas

Elizabeth Davies: Freebie Christmas, and a happy new deal

Value toys keep kids busy for hours

Alicia Gossman-Steeves: Christmas is for misfits

Holiday lights bring beauty and meaning

Barbara Murphy: Present-wrapping torture

O'Mahoney cartoon: Christmas in the computer age

Kelly Epperson: Dash and drive and bake and wrap and cook and ...

Lori Kilchermann: Give the gift of a favorite memory

David Robson: The origins of the Yule log

Carmen Buss: Christmas traditions -- from cookies to reindeer poop

Dianne McDonald: A woman’s 12 days of Christmas

Dan Naumovich: Hey, Santa: We're a little short on cash

Deirdre Reilly: Christmas is under attack

Kathryn Rem: Red-and-white foods perfect for the season

‘Ciao Italia’ host shares memories, recipes for feast of the seven fishes

Ham it up with holiday appetizers

Donna Whitehead: Working on Christmas