~ Here is a list and map of all the holiday home decorating winners if you want to drive around: http://goo.gl/Wy8Bl
~ Windstorm volunteers honored. http://goo.gl/aemGg
~ Details on the New Year's Eve party on Myrtle, 7 p.m. to midnight. Beer and wine garden, live band, midnight champagne toast and ball drop. http://goo.gl/5wFSk
~ I was in Old Town today, needed cash and saw an ATM at the Pacific Western Bank (on the west side of Myrtle just south of Lemon) and withdrew some money. I was surprised to find there was no fee, though it is not my bank (maybe it should be). Right neighborly, I thought.
~ New school board member (and former mayor) Rob Hammond has a new web site for his pawn shop. http://goo.gl/8UhWZ
- Brad Haugaard