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**********,******HIXED STATES 587 0/0/0 ** 31 SmallTownPaers 217 W COTA ST HELTON, WA 98584 "Like" Us on Facebook. www.facebook.com/valleynv 7.5 Cents Thursday February 28th, 2013 The Official Newspaper of the City of Drayton and Drayton Public School Volume 31 - Number 9 equipped and providing circuit television. Some to warrant one. But we do occupational, physical and folks don't really like the have an eye doctor here on speech therapy. All activities electronic interview, which a regular basis. You can your in the Therapy Center are is required, however, it's eyes tested and inspected scheduled throughtheclinic, about as close to standing and get your prescription in case you're wondering and at the counter and talking to glasses without having to while therapists are there as the pharmacist in person as leave town. required by the schedule, the you can get and that's what Then Xperience Fitness center is pretty busy every a person would normally do. Center moved in. That's a day. They'd be asking the same fine operation too. It's filled NexttothecenterisDrayton questions and receiving the with first class exercise Drug, a very fine drugstore, same explanations about equipment and owner Darcy conveniently located next their prescription as they Reis comes up with a variety to the clinic. Although a do on the closed circuit. Not of programs to help us flabby druggist is not always in quite as warm maybe, but folk to drop some weight the store, prescriptions are when you need medicine in and work our way into a filled as though there was a small town, mighty handy, better state of health. A little one, via the tele-pharmacy. Down the hall is Dr. preventive maintenance at The pharmacy technicians, Dunham's eye clinic. He Xperience. who have at least two moved his operation from Now enter Drayton :years of special training, next door to the bank to Chiropractic.Whenyoureally fill prescriptions under the the building around the over-do it, or are suffering watchful eye of a pharmacist, same time the drugstore from chronic conditions that usingclosedcircuittelevision, setup. I might be a little off tend to limit your flexibility Once the prescription is on my timelines. Not a five and mobility, Drayton filled, the client visits with day a week operation, but Chiropractic is there there Healthy High Tech and the pharmacist closed enough on not people here Continued On Page 3 " Altru Clinic Sporting State--of-the-Art E--qui00-m-ent Too A Good Meal Sad that Original's Left Us, But Look What We Have Now ItwasasaddayinDecember In time the company grew sales calls from all over the 2009 when Original's Casual out of the garage and into the United States and eventually Wear closed it's doors after a old City Hall. Itcontinued to Original's had it's own long and successful run as a grow and eventually moved website and online catalog, clothing manufacturing and to the north end of town which further increased catalog sales company.While and into in the Landowski sales. Over time its products offering avariety of products, furniture building, were also available through a Original's was famous for its Original's did its primary number of outlets, including high quality silk screened business through catalog the MallofAmerica. women's clothing, sales, designing and The Original's story is The business started out, producing its owu seasonal very interesting and we if I have my facts straight, in catalogs in house. A bustling should get to that sometime. owner CherylGjevre's garage, telephone sales room fielded However, the day Original's closed it's doors, a really neat Drayton Drug's High Tech Tele-Pharmacy and exciting operation came to an end. The attached satellite store closed, printing stopped, and the telephones grew silent. The work crews disappeared and the building was emptied: It'sat that way for a while . : - .- and it looked as though we Altru Clinic, which is our were just going to have a big community's medical center is sporting some new and pretty empty building on the north impressive gadgetry itself. end of town. Who'd of thunk Pictured above is the new it would have become what digital X-ray machinery. Instead it is now? of using film to capture an Through the efforts of image the unit uses reusable the city and the Drayton casettes. The casettes capture Economic Development the image digitally and are then Corporation, the building plugged into a reader attached wasre-fitandreadiedfornew to a computer (to the digital businesses, which moved camera owners, very similar to taking your flash card from your in and a pattern seemed to camera and plugging it into your form around the concept of computer). The computer and health and fitness, reader are pictured at right. No The building has always photo processing required, the been attached to Altru image can be read imediately Clinic, which has been and in just a couple of minutes the community's medical transferred electronically to a center. Either first or second radiologist at Altru Hospital in , The tele-pharmacy operation at Drayton Drug is quite a high- to establish itself in the main "Grand Forks. Normally it would tech operation. Jessie Braiser is pictured above at one of the buildingnext to the clinicwas take a good day to get that image down there. The new equipment took about a month to install and was made availabe work stations in the drugstore. Shortly after starting work at the Altru Outreach Therapy to the clinic through Rural Heath Initiative Grant from the USDA The x-ray equipment cost Drayton Drug, Jessie retumed to school and picked up the Center. A fine resource, $50,000. The computed radiography equipment cost $35,000. As a part of the grant, like two years of schooling required to become a tele-pharmacist open daily, large and well equipment was installed in the majority of the Altru Clinics around the area. technician. Titan 7th Grade Girls Undefeated Champions Courtesy of Wayne Stegman The DVE Junior High girls basketball teams wrapped up their seasons on Saturday at the District 4 JH Tourney in Cavalier. After receiving a bye in the 1st round, the 8th graders placed 4th, losing to eventual champion Park River 14-49 in their 1st game. In the 3rd place game the 8th graders lost by 2 points, in a nail biter, 20-22 to Grafton to place 4th. Their record for the season was 8 wins and 6 losses. Players on the team from Drayton were Brianna Wink and Kayla Staskivige. Players fromValley/Edinburg were Haley Ashpole, Sidney Berg, Brooklyn Johnson, Morgan Laxdahl, and Shayla Rouland. In the 7th grade division, the top seeded Titans, who had a bye in the first round, started out strong with a 39- 12 win over Midway. In the Continued on Page 8 Benefit For Eric Lutheran March 3 A benefit is being held for Eric Lutheran, on Sunday March 3rd, at the Drayton School from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The benefit is sponsored by the Drayton Knights and local area churches. In additio to the Baked Potato Supper (See advertisement on Page 4) there will be a silent auction and bake sale. The benefit organizers are still looking for donated items for the silent auction and the bake sale. They'd sure like to have our help if possible. Planners ask that donated items be delivered to the school by 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. If you have any question please call Jan Maurstad at 701-360- 2796. Brittiany Staskivige Named to Minnesota State CTC President's List Brittany Staskivige daughter of Terrie and Steve Staskivige was recently named to the Minnesota State Community and Technical College President's List for the 2012 Fall Semester. Only those students who have completed 12 or more credits of college-level coursework and earned a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher are eligible for the high distinction of being named to the President's List.