[The North Pole Times]
[Santa's OFFICIAL News Source]
Thursday September 28, 2023    
[Mikee Elf]
Crafts for Kids!

Pass on secret codes that only you and your fellow spy detectives can decipher. This Super Secret Decoder Wheel is SO secret that... We’d tell you more but, it’s a secret! :) A great way to build analytical skills.

Kids 5 and under love to get creative with different painting techniques. Painting with sponges is a simple and fun way to explore basic shapes to paint and cut out.

Looking for a fun craft idea to keep the kiddos busy this holiday season while on holiday recess? This cute little sock snowman might be exactly what you need! Other than being an adorable decoration, it’s also a cool way make use of old socks.

It's the most wonderful time of the year but it wouldn't be complete without Santa in his sleigh.

This adorable Santa Paper Plate Mask craft is a great craft for your child using things you most likely have around your home.

Problems with News System Slows Presses

Gizmo Elf searches for Answers

[Problems with News System Slows Presses]

The News systems at the North Pole Times have been acting strangly throughtout the last fews days. Our Chief Programmer, Margaret Elf has been working diligently to solve the problem by calling in Chris Elf and Andrew Elf. Both have spent hours attempting to resolve the issue.

This is a developing story. We'll have more for information as it becomes available.

[by Elvin Elf]


This started happening on 11/13 at 8:34 PM.

Below is totally different page that got a timeout error. ALL the pages are getting time out errors.


On Nov 15, 2021, at 2:54 PM, Gizmo Elf  wrote:
OK… this has just been escalated to the senior  tech's, - VIP / SOS status.



On Mon, Nov 15, 2021 at 10:31 PM, "Margaret Elf"

I have gotten well over 2000 error messages over the past 2 hours.

Something is obviously very wrong



On Mon, Nov 15, 2021 at 11:04 PM, "Chris Elf"

Apologies for the delay.This issue has been resolved and the site is loading without error



On Tue Nov 16, 2021 at 1:52 AM, "Bernard Elf"

Gizmo Elf is moving News Services to new servers. Some delay may still be possible.

Aploogizes for the inconvienience. 

We'll be back to 100% soon! The News must go on.



On Tue Nov 16, 2021 at 11:53 AM, "Gizmo Elf"

Most problems have been eliminated but there are still a few minor issues. The team continues to address the issue.

Strange happenings.


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[Celebrations in April]
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Published Saturday April 01, 2023

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