"It's not the north pole and Rudolph is not here today," said Don Thompson, a resident who's lived on North Pole Road for more than 20 years.
"When we go into a store or something and they ask for our address and take a step backwards when I tell them I live on North Pole Road," he said.
It's an address that can have everyone thinking of below freezing temperatures. But even at 92 degrees, Thompson says the heat is what he prefers.
"I'm not too crazy about the real cold weather, we know it ain't going to last," said Thompson.
However long the heat lasts, you probably won't be spotting Santa and his helpers on North Pole Road anytime soon.
One year later, Bob Look - Dianne's husband, and Scott Sann - Sara'shusband, remember every detail of the tragic day.
Residents are being asked to support a $2.5 million referendum to maintain buildings, programs and staff.
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