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 By Mildred Lykens    Community    July 19, 2017 

Cougar Quest coming up

Cougar Quest ’17 is coming! Do you have a sixth, seventh, or eighth grader during the 2017-18 school year? The Lyle School District is inviting all middle school students to a leadership...

 

Firefighters busy on the fourth

Both Lyle and High Prairie Fire Departments were called out to extinguish a fire at Lyle Point on the Fourth of July. Fire Chief David McCune reported, “Page out about 2230, Lyle and HP responded... Full story

 

Volunteer put out human-started fire

Saturday night some folks decided to start celebrating early with personal fireworks on the eastern hill above Rowland Lake. Needless to say, those fireworks created a fire that could have become a...

 

Community Garden off to great start

A final reminder: due to its falling on the Fourth of July, there will be no Senior Meals next Tuesday. But the Lions Club First Saturday breakfast is still on for July 1. And please remember to be...

 

Careful with fireworks in town

Although the Lions Club First Saturday breakfast is still on as usual, they would like the public to know that due to it landing on the Fourth of July, there will be no Senior Meals on that Tuesday....

 

Lyle grads carry dreams and plans

Fourteen seniors walked in Lyle High School’s graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 3, with a crowd of staff, family and friends looking on. In the midst of the graduates, some carry with them...

 

Don't miss the 'Fly-In'

Start your Saturday before Father’s Day, with a hearty breakfast dished up by the Dallesport Firefighters on June 17, starting at 7 a.m. then enjoys the festivities of the Dallesport Volunteer Fire...

 

Pioneer Days a big success

If this Lyle Pioneer Days is any implication that future ones will be a success, the group that organized it this year can rest assured that its revival is a triumph. Sheriff Bob Songer’s siren...

 

Scholarships offered for summer camp

We have been offered a chance to support Lyle and Klickitat children going to camp! As part of our coalition partnership, Columbia Gorge Peace Village has generously offered to provide scholarships...

 

Museum changes opening date

The Twin Bridges Museum has changed their opening date to coincide with the resurrection of the old Lyle Pioneer Days; the schedule is for Saturday, May 27, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Lyle Park....

 

Bunny love in Lyle

The cloudy Saturday morning did not present a problem to the families who came out to see the Easter Bunny, a big hit with children of all ages. One...

 

Lyle hosts Spring Carnival, Pioneer Days

Have you ever attended the Lyle School PTO’s Spring Carnival? Well, here’s your chance. This year it will be held on Sunday, April 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. Great cakes will await the lucky gambler who...

 

Reason for the season

Another year of cleaning up in and around homes in our area. The Lyle Clean up can receive kudos for a job well done. A big thank you goes to all who pitched in and helped empty the rigs that came...

 

Twin Bridges Museum still needs help

One last reminder about the Lyle Clean Up on Saturday April 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Twin Bridges Museum provides you a chance to eliminate all the debris that has been collecting all year around...

 

Lyle Clean Up day coming

In rereading my post for last week, it seems as though it may confuse a reader or two. When I mentioned the museum board’s decision to start charging a small admission fee, it wasn’t for the...

 

We will miss them

This week’s news about the Lyle School Superintendent seems to be pretty sad. Yes, very sad indeed. The Celebration Center was jammed full of family and friends for our beloved Joyce Bryan last...

 

Joyce Bryan remembered

Friends and family of Joyce Bryan mourn her passing; not for her but for us. We will miss her sweet smile and soft voice. We were very blessed to have had her in our lives. She was the sweetest...

 

Student essays, soil science and daylight savings

Lyle School’s Ms. Eva Knowles challenged her classes to write a persuasive essay to President Donald Trump about an issue that they care deeply about. All students, regardless of political stance,...

 

Laughs, math and pancakes

If you weren’t at the Lyle Hotel last Saturday evening you missed a great night of laughter. Two upcoming comedians, Jeremiah Couglan and Don Frost, shared time on stage and exchanged friendly...

 

School levy passes

A big thank you from the Lyle school board and students: Early returns show Lyle School District’s 2017 replacement maintenance and operations levy is passing with over 62 percent approval of the... Full story

 

Retirement party for Haarstad

Our very own Les Haarstad has been on the Lyle Fire department for 32 years, making him the longest serving current member. The fire department is having a retirement party for Les on Saturday, Feb....

 

Need help with plans?

Have you made plans for your Valentine yet? Well this may help. The Lyle Lion’s Club has had a change in their program a wee bit and will be having their senior meals at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 14 as...

 

Saturday breakfast coming

As always, near the first of the month it’s time to inform you of the great First Saturday Breakfast offered by the Lion’s Club. It’s time to treat your whole family to a fine meal and give your...

 

Help spread word on mental health

In the past two years the Klickitat and Lyle Against Substance Abuse Coalition (KLASAC) has trained 86 people in Youth Mental Health First Aid in Klickitat County! Their goal is to break 100 this...

 

NextDoor might just help

I was sent the address for a new website that local area residents might be interested in. Maybe it’s a place where we can exchange information about what is happening or that we might need a...

 

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