DEC. 19 THUMBS UP AND THUMBS DOWN: Thumbs up to Grand Forks Mounties for the memories

Thanks to Grand Forks RCMP. The tour you gave our children was full of great information and lasting impressions.

This week's edition of Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down.

Thumbs Up: To the person, who found my keys and left them at the Overwaitea so they could check, tag and call me. Thank you so much.

Thumbs Down: Boxes left in the middle of the road, especially when it’s snowing. That’s how accidents happen.

Thumbs Up: The City of Grand Forks worker that I told about a light pole problem on Riverside Drive and 74th. The problem was fixed that same day.

Thumbs Down: Older people that have their pictures taken with Santa Claus.

Thumbs Up: Dairy Queen for giving a fun and yummy tour of their restaurant. Their warm and giving hearts have left a great memory for our children and us!

Thumbs Down: Downed computer servers and when technology goes awry.

Thumbs Up: To the RCMP. The tour you gave our children was full of great information and lasting impressions. A memory that will last our family forever.

Thumbs Down: Treacherous driving conditions.

Thumbs Up: Buy-Low Foods for supporting local farmers and supplying its customers with locally-grown produce.

Thumbs Down: People who shoot and murder innocent children.

Thumbs Up: The fact that Christmas is coming.

Thumbs Down: The NHL and NHLPA, grow up and get a deal done.

Thumbs Up: Time off from work.

– Would you like to give a thumb up or a thumb down? Email editor@grandforksgazette.ca. We could publish your anonymous submission. Attacks on specific businesses and people will not be published. Editor’s discretion will always be exercised. Please keep it tasteful.

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