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Goldendale man injured

A Goldendale man was injured in a three-vehicle crash Monday morning on state Highway 14 in Skamania County, according to the Washington State Patrol. James I. Campbell, 39, of Goldendale was driving...

 

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...

 

Looking Back

June 20, 1889 There are now said to be at least 125,000 sheep on the north side of the Klickitat Bridge in the vicinity of Mt. Adams, and still they are going in at a rate of 5,000 per day. The...

 

Congratulations all around

Tygh Schuster, son of Regina Hernandez, recently graduated from Yakima Valley CC with an Associate of Science degree. He will attend Oregon State University in the fall, pursuing a B.S. in Wildlife Ma...

 

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...

 

Local agency volunteers recognized

More than 65 community members and several elected officials attended the Prevent Coalition Volunteer Appreciation Picnic on June 7 in Vancouver. Volunteers from each of the nine partnering...

 

Steady flow at the Red House

From the words of the Red House Owner, Jon Dove: “On Sunday, June 17, Father’s Day, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. over a hundred people toured The Red House. At the front door I had guests sign a red...

 

Looking Back

May 5, 1887 Henry Timmerman, the man confined in jail for murdering Lorenzo Sterling and his wife, awoke a few nights since and was considerably startled to hear what sounded very much like someone...

 

Welcome to the world

Congratulations to Victoria Valdez and Starsun Billy on the birth of their sweet little daughter Hayden Stormy Emmelene Valdez. Hayden was born June 3 and is the granddaughter of Kate Valdez and...

 

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...

 

Long way around for phone call

I made a phone call to our Library last week, and due to their remodeling, they are outsourcing their phone calls to the Vancouver office. So, when you call the local number at 773-4487, someone will...

 

Parade still seeking entries

Congratulations to Brooklyn Emerson upon being selected as athlete of the week by the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association. Brooklyn, daughter of Mike and Cheyenne, competed in four events...

 

Library launches annual Summer Reading program

Children, teens and adults can have fun and earn rewards with the Summer Reading program at Fort Vancouver Regional Library District branches,...

 

WITH HONORS

Hannah Barta, pictured at right with Dr. Brandi Weigers of CWU, graduated summa cum laude as a Dean's Scholar from CWU on Saturday, June 9, in...

 
 By Lyle News    Community    June 13, 2018

Congratulations to graduates

Congratulations are in order for our entire senior class of 23 Lyle High School graduates. Each graduate has personal plans; some are considering more education to acquire degrees in which to enable...

 

Looking Back

May 7, 1896 This week The Sentinel celebrates its 18th anniversary, and still there are more to follow. Other local papers come and go, but it is hopeful The Sentinel will live on until the end of...

 

Farewell to Margaret

We were saddened to hear of the recent passing of Margaret Howard. Margaret was often seen at her grandchildren’s school events and was devoted to her family. Our condolences go out to Cheyenne and...

 
 By Lyle News    Community    June 6, 2018

Kelly contract discussed at meeting

On Thursday, May 31, concerned parents, teachers, and residents attended a special school board meeting where upon arrival they were notified by Board President Phil Williams that, although it was a...

 

Behind the scenes of fire victims

Almost everyone knows about the Fire Victims Fund but very few know the stories behind the use of those funds. In the next week or two, I am posting personal stories from those families victimized by...

 

Looking Back

May 16, 1889 The contract for the new hotel in Goldendale has been let to Mr. James Wheelhouse of Columbus. Excavating for the new hotel has already commenced, and the dirt is being used with which...

 

Looking Back

March 11, 1915 The city pound came nearly getting George Coffield’s goat this last week. It seems that four or five of the goats on his ranch near town jumped a fence, ate it up, or otherwise dispos...

 

Ketchum Kalf Rodeo on the way

The seven Glenwood Eagles who represented their school and community at the state track meet in Cheney did not disappoint. After a rousing send-off from the school last Thursday, with a fire truck lea...

 
 By Lyle News    Community    May 30, 2018

Power a brief snag

2018 Pioneer Days celebration hit a short snag when all the power to Lyle was cut off and the Twin Bridges Museum fundraiser of biscuits and gravy was stalled. But the lights came back on in time for...

 

Fire Victims Auction total in

The Klickitat 23rd Annual Fire Victims Fund Auction and Yard Sale has gotten their final numbers. Says Victoria Knopes, “Our final total was $16,634! So we made about the same as last year which,...

 

Our one senior is graduating

Glenwood High School may be one of the smallest in the state, but the Eagles high school track team showed they definitely have what it takes to make...

 

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