Christmas

Christmas creep moves further into Auburn’s Thanksgiving

Christmas on Thanksgiving? The creep of the Christmas shopping season is moving further into the year with more stores and restaurants in the Auburn area opening on Thanksgiving & ...

Reader Input: Local company delivered beauty

A thank you to all the folks at Don Robinson Sand & Gravel who helped make the Auburn Hills luminaries on Christmas Eve special once again. It is truly a lovely sight with the ...

Reader Input: A holiday for helping others

Every Christmas my family gets into the Christmas spirit at the beginning of the month. We put lights up on the trees outside and decorations in the house. My favorite holiday is C ...

Taffy pull, grizzly bear steaks marked Auburn’s first Christmas

  Much has changed since the first recorded celebration of Christmas in Auburn, 163 years ago. A day off to eat, drink and be merry in the company of others is one cultural ...

Christmas stocking stuffers for your favorite outdoors person

We’re coming down to the final hours of Christmas shopping. I find there’s still a good segment of the population scratching their heads as to what to get their favorit ...

Holiday stress a real issue for some

  With the holidays comes the expectation of joy, family togetherness and celebration. It’s a time to be happy and forget the problems of the year, right? When that ex ...

Reader Input: How sad that we have shut out God

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 will go down as one of the most tragic days of our lives ... 20 children murdered and seven exemplary adults that gave their lives for these children. We must ...

Auburn family sees both sides of the Christmas basket

The Stewart family has long been involved with the Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program, but two years – unbeknownst to them – they would wind up on the receiving end. ...

I’m dreaming of a ‘green’ Christmas

With the holidays comes a crush of cards, packages, trips, long lines, excessive calories, headaches, gifts, and the general chaos that we know as the holiday season. However, by J ...