Winners of the Times’ Christmas stories contest hold their prize envelopes plus complimentary copies of last week’s issue with their stories in them. Pictured are (l-r) Michael Shook, second place in the Kindergarten – Grade 3 category; Reid Muddiman, first in K – Gr. 3; Evan Colborne, third in K – Gr. 3; Andrew Ludbrook, second in Grade 4 – 7; and Claire Arduini, third in Grade 4 – 7. The photo was taken prior to a dress rehearsal for Raft River Elementary School’s annual Christmas concert on Thursday, Dec. 17.
Left: Astrid Ludwig holds her prize envelope plus a complimentary copy of last week’s issue after winning first place in the Grade 4 – 7 category in the Times’ Christmas stories contest. As a first place winner she received a $25 prize. Second place winners got $15 while the third place winners got $10.