JULY 17 THUMBS UP, THUMBS DOWN: Thumbs up people that promote grassroots recycling in Grand Forks

Kudos to people that leave stuff with free signs in front of their houses in Grand Forks.

Thumbs Up: To people that leave stuff with “free” signs in front of their houses. It makes Grand Forks look like a town that digs grassroots recycling.

Thumbs Up: To the gal who returned her new-found money to the thrift shop.

Thumbs Down: To the people that don’t make complete stops at stop signs and crosswalks when people are at them with baby strollers.

Thumbs Down: To people that siphon gas from vehicles.

Thumbs Up: To Deane Farms for donating their extra bedding plants to the Baby’s Best Chance and CAPC (Community Action Program For Children) families.

Thumbs Up: To Derrek at K&D Computers for working another speedy miracle on my laptop.

Thumbs Up: To the man that turned in my lost wallet and to the police officer that delivered it to my door.

Thumbs Down: To people that make sharp turns without signaling. You’re just asking for trouble.

Thumbs Up: To all that try to make Grand Forks better, whether it is people organizing events or the city with its beautification.

Thumbs Up: To Boundary Storage for its generous donation to the Whispers of Hope yard sale.

Thumbs Up: To Granby Sand and Gravel for its generous donation of sand for the sandbox at the Sunshine Valley Little People’s Centre.

Thumbs Up: To the plentiful amount of mourning doves in the Grand Forks area and their beautiful cooing.

Thumbs Down: To people that park illegally in public alleys; you are an accident waiting to happen.

Thumbs Down: To the people that leave fishing tackle behind at Christina Lake, causing danger not only for wildlife but for tourists too.

Thumbs Up: To new Grand Forks Gazette reporter Craig Lindsay. Welcome aboard!

Thumbs Up: To friendly cashiers at grocery stores throughout Grand Forks. Your cheery attitudes are infectious.

Thumbs Up: To the Farmers’ Market for offering fresh produce.

Thumbs Up: To RDKB Area C Director Grace McGregor, and Area D Directors Irene Perepolkin and Roly Russell for their continued support of the local Boundary Multi 4-H club.

Thumbs Up: To the Grand Forks fire department for their quick response and professional handling of the lightning strike fire on the mountain behind College Road.

Thumbs Down: To people that toss their litter on the ground, disrespecting the environment.

Thumbs Up: To truckers that actually let you pass when they have their lights blinking and are going slow on the highway.

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