Here's to You! by Tom Stumpf, Victoria Cowboy Correspondent. "These little monthly musings would truly be a simple at of vanity were it not for you, the good people who read them. It is difficult for your humble cowboy to express how much happiness comes from having people acknowledge these stories …"
Golf is a Game, Not a Sport by Tom Abts, Deer Run Golf Pro. "I differentiate a sport from a game by a certain level of physical exertion. For example, poker is a game and hockey is a sport. Golf can be a sport, but for most of us, golf is recreation …"
Who said, "Bah Humbug?" by Thom Derr , Rough Rider. "Once again we are having nice riding days into the middle and end of November, so my usual 'bah humbug' attitude is being delayed. There are no winter trips planned as of yet. With the nice riding weather extending, the urgency of planning a winter trip just isn't there …"
Code Corner by Tom Gray, Victoria Building Official. "Every once in a while government does something right. Take smoke detectors, for instance, which have been required by the building code for many years. Now government has taken the next step by passing a new carbon monoxide law that requires CO alarms in all single family homes and multifamily apartment units …"
How Victoria Voted. "As usual the residents of Victoria turned out in high numbers to vote on Election Tuesday, November 7th. There are now 4,369 registered voters in the City of Victoria. With a count of 3,047, the overall voter turnout this fall was 69.7% …"
Christmas Appetites by Ethel Ausink, Senior Citizen Reporter. "I just read an article entitled Indulge Without the Bulge, with hints to help us maintain weight without too much gain over the holidays. To keep from being depressed and overeating, think of others less fortunate. Contribute to charitable organizations …"
Maude at Bethlehem by Father Elstan Coghill, Pastor of St. Victoria 1985-1996. "I picture Maude, my toy dachshund, present at the events surrounding the most surrounding the most significant occurrence in the history of the universe -- the birth of Christ …"
From the Lions Den by Al Liestman, President, Victoria Lions Club. "The Lions had guest speaker, former Minnesota Governor Al Quie, who talked about his horse ride along the Continental Divide, a ride that started in Canada and ended in Mexico. Everyone one attendance could not believe the incredible story and the pictures. Mr. Quie is really an incredible person who has touched many lives …"
10 Years Ago the Gazette featured Jane Chapman in "A Christmas Gift …"