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Mayor of North Pole chides McCain over his elves comment call him and his fellow residents "elves," be prepared for a lump of coal. Normally...the veteran senator questioned why the "elves" needed the $200,000 for recreation...I guess Santa had a tough year and the elves need a little help from the American taxpayer...
Postal service to resume North Pole Santa letters hearing from Santa's "elves" at the North Pole after all...for decades, these dedicated elves responded to thousands of letters...amid privacy concerns. The elves from Santa's Mailbag vowed...It's great!" said chief elf Gabby Gaborik of Santa's Mailbag...
Alaska Santa letter effort boosted by USPS controversy

...benefits from the brief cancellation of a popular program where "elves" answered children's letters to Santa Claus. Santa's Mailbag...of North Pole ended the holidays with more than 200 volunteer elves answering children's letters to St. Nick. That's a 50...
Santa uses Coast Guard sleigh Liberty for delivery to Southeast communities

...Santa's new sleigh is 110-feet long, has room for roughly 20 elves to aid in toy delivery, doesn't need a red-nosed reindeer...commanding officer Brian Tesson said as he watched his crew of "elves" plot and execute a course for Hoonah through the rough winter...
Holiday Cup scores on the pitch / Photos

...Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament featured a bevy of reindeer, elves and even a Smurf or two.In Division-1 Elementary action...2 Middle School saw the Northern AtmosFearous defeat Kick N Elves 4-1, the Holiday Hazard tied Swaggalicious 1-1, and the...
Holiday Cup Soccer Tourney

TODAY, DEC. 30SEMIFINALS9 a.m., Elementary, Blitz'n vs. Kickin Elves.10 a.m., Elementary, Tsunamis vs. Reigning Snowballs. 11 a.m., Mid School, Rowdy Rudolphs vs. Thunder Muffins...
North Pole group strives to save Santa letter service

ANCHORAGE - A group of volunteer Santa Claus "elves" in Alaska's frigid interior is determined to save a popular...Santa Claus, North Pole" each year. Gabby Gaborik, chief elf among several dozen volunteers, said he met with Postal Service...
Happy to help: the spirit of volunteerism

Many great things happen in this community, and there are no magical elves involved. A lot of times, we can thank the many SAGA and Americorps volunteers who help staff non-profit organizations, who...

...incorrectly stated the date that the Auke Bay Santa on the Fire Truck event will be held, based on misinformation from mischievous elves who said Saturday, Dec. 22 is an actual date. (It is not.) The event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 21.For more information...
Public welcome to attend tree lighting and Waterwheel Plaza at 1106 Third St. At 7:45 p.m., children 12 and under are invited to a free skate at the Treadwell Ice Arena with Santa and his merry elves. For more information, contact Susanne Williams at 364-2243.


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