Photos: Operation Santa Claus

...helps Santa pass out gifts Saturday during Operation Santa Claus in Kivalina. Next, the Alaska Army National Guard commander...Swan, Enoch Adams Jr. and Colleen Swan. Operation Santa Claus, an Alaska National Guard community relations program...
Santa Claus came to town!" 3-year-old Gavin Garrison commanded, as Santa Claus helped him put together a fire station. Then he changed...The price of reindeer feed and a slow economy had Santa Claus arriving to Home Depot in Lemon Creek via chopper, courtesy...
Santa Claus is coming to town

That jolly old elf, Santa Claus, visited Juneau Friday, helping fire fighters hand out candy to Juneau boys and girls from near the Mount Roberts Tramway to...
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

...asked the newspaper, "Is there a Santa Claus?" It has since become the most...knowledge.Yes, VIRGINIA, there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love...would be the world if there were no Santa Claus. It would be as dreary as if there...
Aircraft deployments force fewer visits for Guard's Operation Santa Claus

...There are certain locations where Santa Claus needs some help. They don't...Army National Guard.Operation Santa Claus relies on dozens of soldiers and...villages.Some years, Operation Santa Claus is able to reach several villages...
A Russian birthday celebration for Santa Claus

When was Santa Claus born? A question few if any Americans can answer. Sound off on the...capped with a laser light show and fireworks. Perhaps, one day a Santa Claus from North Pole will travel to Velikii Ustug to celebrate the day with...
Santa on the fire truck parade is tonight

Santa Claus will be in Juneau this evening, atop a Capital City Fire/Rescue fire truck.Santa and his firefighters will be giving out candy...
Man arrested after high-speed highway chase

...a peace officer.Police spotted Swanson just before 2:30 a.m. Sunday speeding and not using his turn signal on Santa Claus Lane. An officer attempted a traffic stop but Swanson fled.Police say Swanson drove the wrong way on roundabouts...
CCFR, Santa team up to bring cheer

Santa Claus took time out of his busy holiday schedule...clock tower while others sang "Here comes Santa Claus" and other Christmas carols to bide the...about an hour and a half after that, Santa Claus will embark on a second ride-along with...
Santa Claus an important tradition

...number of people are downplaying the importance of Santa Claus. I would like to express my concern about this...opposition to teaching children to believe in Santa Claus. However, the Santa Claus tradition has religious origins that can be helpful...


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