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Your Christmas Drawings

Your Christmas Drawings

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Thank you — and Merry Christmas!

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Thank you — and Merry Christmas!

Olivia and Josh Glover, you both rock! The siblings left notes at the KTW office this week. It’s best to share them with readers in their own words. Josh writes: “My birthday is on Dec. 25th.
No blue Christmas with brother, Elvis at home

No blue Christmas with brother, Elvis at home

BY MIKE WEDDELL I remember a time past near the winter solstice. Our older brother, Mark, had left home abruptly. I never really had a chance to say goodbye. We were as close as two brothers can be. Like so many others, he moved to the city.
Blanketing the community

Blanketing the community

The public really responded to the first annual Kamloops & District Real Estate Association Blanket Drive.
They had the Christmas tradition nailed down

They had the Christmas tradition nailed down

BY MARG ELVERS My children were 12 and 13 at the time. When Christmas rolled around, they were adamant that we continue the family tradition of going “out in the bush” and cutting down our own tree.
A goodwill gesture to be paid forward

A goodwill gesture to be paid forward

BY LAINE R. I was in Walmart and my son was asking for every toy in the store. My son is adopted and has been a member of the family for just over a month. He has toys at home, but he is always wanting to get more right away.
Det. Midgley and the pawnbroker

Det. Midgley and the pawnbroker

BY ELMA SCHEMENAUER Detective Midgley entered the pawnshop and addressed the long-nosed man behind the counter. “Good afternoon. I’m investigating the case of the duchess’s missing Christmas stocking.
The Christmas cookie caper

The Christmas cookie caper

BY LINDA ROBSON Yoshi whispered, “Do you think she knows where we’re hiding?” “Well, I think she’ll figure it out pretty fast,” Brandi replied.
We were poor — but happy

We were poor — but happy

In 1932, we settled in a small homestead in Sonningdale Sask., four miles from a one-horse town. It had train service from the city of Saskatoon, once a week.
Afghan Carol

Afghan Carol

BY CHRIS KEMPLING Carol stopped reading, tears welling up in already red eyes. She didn’t think she had any more tears to cry after the news of her fiance’s death reached her late last week.