There will be no garbage pick-up on Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 23, according to the city of Jamestown. The Baling Facility will also be on Thanksgiving Day. The Thursday garbage routes will be picked up on Wednesday, Nov. 22 and all other garbage pickup days will occur on the regularly scheduled day, according to the city. All pickup routes start at 7 a.m.
Bailey Pro Rodeo is hosting the Duel in the Dirt Finals Friday and Saturday at the Jamestown Civic Center.
The Buffalo City Photography Club is this month’s Unison artist
The Calendar publishes public events, meetings
The James River Figure Skating Club competed in the 26th annual Granite City Classic on Nov. 10-11 in St. Cloud, Minn. James River's nine skaters competed in 27 events and earned 28 trophies, including 13 first-place trophies. Club member Hannah Jorgenson (Novice) placed first in artistic, second in short program and first in spins, first in jumps and second in moves in free skate. Kaitlin Mullowney (Intermediate) placed third in short program, third in artistic and first in free skate.
The wrong headline was placed on the editorial on page A4 in Wednesday’s Sun. The correct headline is “Pinkwashing has its benefits.”
The city of Jamestown has selected its three finalists for the position of city administrator, according to Heather Syverson, communication specialist for AE2S, the recruiting firm that performed the job search. Finalists are Sarah Helleckson, solid waste coordinator for the city of Plymouth, Minn., Aaron Mitchell, finance director for the city of West Fargo and Chris Schilken, loan manager and lender at Prairie Federal Credit Union in Minot.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Nov. 15: * 6 traffic citations * 9 traffic warnings * 4 accidents investigated * 7 warrants served * 3 crimes investigated * 1 disturbance call * 36 public assistance calls
Crews from the Jamestown Street Department are trimming trees and shrubbery in alleys this week, according to the city engineer's office. The work is being done in anticipation of the recycling program and to prevent interference with maintenance equipment. Homeowners are responsible for maintaining trees and shrubs adjacent to the alley. Any overgrowth is considered a threat to public safety and will be cleared by the city to a height of 16 feet.