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31 0/0/0 ,. 00TATE wA townPapers 217 W COTA ST SHELTON, WA 98584 IU Thursday December 5th, 2013 The Official Newspaper of the City of Drayton and Drayton Public School 75 Cents Volume 31 - Number 49 Old Fashioned Chrishnas is Saturday Still Room for Drayton's 2013 Old close up. More Vendors At Fashioned Christmas will Inspiteofcurrenttechnical Old Fashioned be Saturday, December 7th, difficulties with internet from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. connections and software, Christmas The day opens with coffee we are keeping our fingers and rolls and the craft and crossed and intending to Drayton Community vendor show which will run broadcast live, online at Chamber of Commerce until 3 p.m. Rolls will be, still has room for crafters served until the 11 o'clock So come on out. It's a good to set up for Drayton's Old lunch begins, opportunity to do a little Fashioned Christmas event Beginning at 11 a.m. socializing, some unique Saturday, December 7 at the Drayton Community Christmas shopping and of the community center in Foundation will be serving course, snacking. Drayton.Alltypesofproducts, Loaded Baked Potatoes and Better dress warm, though, handiwork, baked goods, -.dessert until 3 p.m. So some Temperatures on Saturday artwork, gifts, and crafts are good snacking through the are currently forecast to welcome. Booths are only days. Plus for sure, there will reach ahigh of-6 degrees. All $10.00. Preregistration is ...... be some baked goods at the a part of a large cold air mass required by calling 701-454- ...... vendor and craft show, sothe that's slipping in behind 6103 or emailing chamber@ snacking can go well into the the current storm that's night, brewing and expected to A 3 p.m. the vendors will drop heavy snow and create of break down their displays blizzard conditions through Removal tp yt'00ra-'on in preparation for the tomorrow(Wednesday). Non-Functional traditional Tree of Lights The temperature will dip Memorial Service which will below 0 on Thursday night Vehicles and i_iouslno, begin at4 p.m. The service and is forecast to remain Equipment From is an opportunity to bring to below 0 into next week. The llll ll  light the memories of family current National Weather City Streets Boom and community members Service forecast doesn't go who have passed on. far enough into next week to Anyone who has disabled Following the Tree of tell us when we might expect vehicles, trailers and the like Offsets Lights service, we can all eat the temperature to climb on the city streets are asked some more, with pie and ice back above 0. to remove them, as they cream being served until impede snow removal and Fire in some situations can be damaged by snow removal equipment. Better to be a namaoes decent citizen and just do it. Threenewhousesarebeing caused considerable damage them for granted. As reliable Christmas builtintheAndersonAdditon to the southeast corner of the as they are, they should on the north end of town. house, pictured above, be checked out frequently Concert The site survey and staking The house had to be re- enough to make sure they December 12th has also been completed for entered several times to are continuing to operate up a new structure on the south rescue pets, all of which were to par. end of town on which the saved, except for one of the Then there's all those Drayton Public School's construction is expected to family cats. Christmas lights. Everyone annual Christmas Concert begin in the spring. Luckily in both instances has had the spiel on shorted will be held Thursday Pictured at top, the there were no serious wiresandoverloadedcircuits. December 12th, beginning foundation for a new house injuries to any of the family They can and do happen, at 7 p.m. at the Drayton being built by Lynn and Kristi members, but all that is pretty Schook Everyone is welcome Johns9 n can b seen in the . Currently . it appears avoided by usinga good to attend and enjoy a little foreground. Behind it to the that both buildings will be and a little common sense. ' spirit offhe season-: ................. right is a new house under restored. But I ramble in the wrong The annual Tree of Ughts Ceremony, held during Drayton's OM construction for Harold and I guess there might be a direction. Fashioned Christmas, honors family and comrnunity members Drayton Drug Trina Wiemer and in the word to the wise for all of us It's encouraging to see who are no longer hero but well remembered at Christmas. background to the left, anew this heating and Christmas new houses being built. I'd Planning house being built by Rob lighting season, to be careful like to say it's because of all Drayton Area Churches and Volunteers Boll. Loma McFarland will and keep an eye on things, the gold we discovered in the Christmas Open be building at the south end Some of us are "wood Red River, but I really don't Helping to Make a Difference House of town on the old Helen and burners," which is quite safe know why exactly. EinerPetersenlot. as long as stove , fireplace Maybe it's because in Nice to get some good We don't know if the We just heard that Drayton It's encouraging, that's a and chimneys are well watching all the news and news once in a while. We meals packed in the Grand Drug will be holding a lot of new houses for a small maintained. Chimney fires, learning that North Dakota received thisletter fromJodie Forks region were directly Christmas Open House town. the result of creosote build is, I believe, the most and Bruce Storhaug, the involved inthe Convoy of December 16-20. Cider, On the other hand, in less up in the chimney igniting, prosperous state in the Volunteer Co-Chairs of the Hope distribution but we are cookies and coffee will be than two weeks we had two can heat chimney and pipes nation, we're all starting to Feed My Starving Children happy to report that meals served and there will be daffy houses badly damaged by to 2000 degrees E That's hot appreciate living in this neck program. They wrote: packed right here in the specials. Look for their ad, fires. We reported last week and can sometimes even be of the woods. We congratulate the Valley region are available beginning next week in this on the fire at Jordan and explosive in nature. After all, where else but churches and volunteers to feed starving children in paper. Jennifer Patterson's home on We're all heating using one Antarctica and Siberia can in the Drayton area that natural disaster. George Street. majorheatingunitoranother you find 30 below temps or shared in the April 5-7, 2013 The remaining 155,520 Kip s Soup Friday night, Dan and and many use additional better, and a powerful wind packing of 427,680 meals mealpackedlastyearwentto Dawn Bloomquist had a space heaters to heat the to match? Makes 0 feel warm, for starvation-impacted Haitiwhererecoveryfromthe du Jour chimney fire at their home cold spots. Normally ;hey all doesn't it? children in the Greater Grand devastating earthquake lags on North 5th Street, which work so well, we tend to take Forks, Feed My Starving and the need for emergency Went out, as usual to Children drive, food continues. Hasting's Landing to try the Christmasy House of the Week of those meals, 272,160 Churches and volunteers soup of the day today. It was wnt to the Convoy of Hope in the Drayton area are urged vegetable beef soup, a soup : , ..:, in the Philipines. We were to join us again in raising that has struck terror in my ,;,, pleased to learn that the $88,000 for ingredients and heart since I was a child. = ' :"q Convoy of Hope is a major packing 400,000 meals on Now, to give Kip credit, he ' organization prviding meals April 4-6 in the Grand Forks created a very hearty soup i  for needy people following Public Works Building. with generous and large .  the terrible hurricane that We are packing meals that chunks ofbeefinarichbroth. .,:, :,, destroyed villages and killed are saving lives. He was also generous with  around 3000 people, the nice crunchy vegetables like carrots, onions and Crop Improvement and Seed celery. Then, he went an ruined Association Meeting Rescheduled the whole darn thing by Due to inclement Lodge in Dickinson. Also, the putting peas in it. Could only weather the North Dakota Northwest District meeting have been worse if he had Crop Improvement & Seed on December 5, 2013 in added greenbeanstoo. Association has postponed Minot has been rescheduled Thankfully his service their Southwest District for December 12, 2013 at the made up for his near mortal meeting on December North Central REC in Minot sin of adding those little 4, 2013 in Dickinson. at 9:00 a.m. (C.T.). If you round green things. The meeting has been have any questions, please Dawn, whoalso revolts ......... rescheduled for December contact Toni Muffenbier against the notion of peas, 11, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. (M.T.) at 701-231-8067. We look managed to scoop me a at the Ramada Grand Dakota forward to seeing you there, cupful without a single pea in it. Although I did suffer Lots of folks are celebrating the season with Christmas lighting and displays, which are really Last Week's Mystery Birthday Boy Identified severe anxiety as I spooned great at night but harder to pick out during the day. I was taking a look around the town on through the otherwise very Tuesday, prior to the big snow which is expected to fall upon us, looking for a nice Christmasy Has' a lot of inquiries as calls. The answer, Dearie delicious stuff, afraid that I scene. I thought Jim and Gloria Gebufs house looked pretty cozy and definitely of the season, to who last week's birthday Scharmer. might accident]y take a pea. with the garland and wreaths. I'm sure nicely lit at night as well. picture that was. Even some " 'f !,