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 By Mildred Lykens    Community    July 11, 2018 

Don't let Lyle burn down

Well, we had a fire on the Fourth. I covered it more thoroughly in a letter to the editor section of this paper, if they have room to print it. This is one of my passions that I will go down fighting...

 

Evacuation alert was startling

Getting an automated phone call stating all of the homes north of Lyle Point are to be on alert for possible evacuation caught me off guard last Friday afternoon. Being as I am north of Lyle Point, I...

 

Lyle was near empty that day

If a tourist went through Lyle on Sunday, June 24, they found the town nearly empty—except for a church at the east of town, where hundreds of family, friends, neighbors and coworkers gathered to...

 

New principal at school

On June 13 Lyle Community Schools Superintendent and Principal Andrew Kelly announced that he has accepted the position of Superintendent with North Beach Schools in Ocean Shores, Washington. He will...

 

Annual Lyle Community Clean Up went well

The annual Lyle Community Clean Up started off kind of slow but picked up speed and ran right through until closing at 5 p.m. Two “boxes” from Republic Services were filled and ready for pick-up...

 

Museum fundraiser a great success

The Twin Bridges Museum wishes to thank all participants that made their annual Fundraiser Dinner and Silent Auction a great success. The museum is a non-profit organization and relies on these...

 

Museum holds annual fundraiser

The Twin Bridges Museum is having their Annual Fundraiser Dinner at the Lion’s Club on Friday, Sept. 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. This is an evening that fills—fills your tummy with a generous helping of...

 

Pep band debuts Friday

Family and friends of Larry Hart will meet at his Memorial Service on Saturday, Sept. 2, at 11 a.m. at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery (Appleton Cemetery), half way between Appleton and Glenwood Canyon Rd...

 

Million Father March is on its way

Dads, did you know the tremendous influence you have on your child’s school experience? Here’s a chance to demonstrate to your children that you believe school is important and that you support...

 

Reminders of things going on

Not much news but many reminders this week. First we have the Twin Bridges Museum. The staff wants to be sure that the information about their fundraising Yard Sale goes out to as many as possible, so...

 

Get a grip, people

The hot topic of the month seems to be all about the upcoming eclipse. To me it is just a time when the day will slowly go dark for a few minutes and then slowly go back to the norm. I lived through... Full story

 

School registration coming up

With the new school year rapidly approaching—this week’s news holds a bundle. On Aug. 17 - 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lyle Community School will have registration for new students and scheduling...

 

Twin Bridges Museum opening soon

August has us hitting the ground running. To start, we had Lyle and surrounding communities celebrating ‘National Night Out’ with fun, food and frolic at the Lyle Park yesterday. The best way to...

 

Quilting Ladies filling clothing closet

A small group of giving women called the Quilting Ladies has been meeting at the Lyle Secondary School for over a decade and has generously donated numerous beautiful quilts to the Veterans Home and...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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