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Santa confirms his attendance

As I promised, as soon as I knew, I’d relay to you the good news—Santa is coming! Mid Columbia Public Activity League’s “Operation Sleighbells” is coordinating with the Lyle Community...

 

Small-arms range near finish

A free Adult Mental Health First Aid Training is being offered on Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Father’s House Fellowship in Goldendale. Please register to attend this training and...

 

How to help young people

If you desire to do something worthwhile for your community and youth, there is a couple of great job opportunities available. The Goldendale Prevention Coalition was recently awarded funding to...

 

Museum welcomes new member

After all ballots were read and tabulated, the Twin Bridges Museum Board welcomed its newest member, Oren Johnson, at their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday night. Discussions lead to new displays...

 

Budget workshop time changed

The time of Lyle School District’s “Deep Dive into the Budget” workshop has been changed to 3 to 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16. Along with community members, other staff members, parents, students, an...

 

Get your smoke detectors checked

There’s still time for you to get your smoke detectors checked out and perhaps replaced for free. The Lyle Fire Dept. and the Red Cross are in cahoots to making you safe and sound for not only the...

 

Trunk or Treat comes to Center

The Lyle Activity Center is sponsoring a Halloween Trunk or Treat Party. The event starts at 4 PM on Halloween Day until around 7 to 8 p.m. The goal of this event is an effort to bring the community...

 

Farewell to Carolynn

Lyle lost a fine lady in the passing of Carolynn Struck-Loos. She and her first husband, Gene Struck grew up here and came from pioneer families. They were both highly respected members of the...

 

Support the EMS levy

Our ambulance and medical staff that comes rushing to our homes when we call need our help now. They are making their own 9-1-1 call to you. Their liaison has asked me to forward you their plea:...

 

Gorge Grown to go year-round

As promised, I’m adding a little more about fresh produce and because I feel nutrition is a priority for good health, and I want you readers around a long time. The Gorge Grown Food Network’s...

 

Do you dare do the open mic?

Twin Bridges Museum is having their annual fund raiser spaghetti dinner this coming Sept. 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Lyle Lions Club. Beneventi’s Spaghetti is the best, and there will be many great...

 

Family education needs utensils

Those who share the loss of Norm White and wish to express their condolences to the family can do so on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 1 to 5 p.m. The services will be held at the Lyle Lions Club. Small...

 

Lyle will truly miss Norm

Deepest heartfelt condolences are extended to the family and friends of Norm White. He lost his battle with cancer last week and leaves behind a void that will be hard to fill. In using the terms of h...

 

Change in board meeting

Our Lyle School Board would like everyone to know there has been a change in their timetable: “We’ve had a change to our regular school board meeting date. It’s now the fourth Wednesday of the...

 

School is upon us

School Bells will soon be ringing and that means our little ones—and bigger ones—will be out waiting for that big old yellow monster to gobble them up and take them to school. Lyle student’s...

 

Yellow bus monster on the way

Soon that big yellow monster will be prowling the streets and snatching up little children. It has flashing yellow and red eyes and its mouth is on the side of its face. It’s weird how the children...

 

National Night Out has great turnout

Sheila Crapper from KLASAC and Lyle School says, “Just had our third annual National Night Out. We had a great turnout, considering the heat. We would like to thank all of the local businesses and...

 

Reunion was packed

A reunion for all reunions was held to reunite the All Lyle School Alumni, teachers, and chief cooks and bottle washers at the Shilo Inn in The Dalles Saturday night. The banquet room was packed and...

 

'Conversation' was helpful

Longtime educator Ann Varkados has been hired to fill the interim superintendent position with Lyle Community Schools. At their regular monthly meeting on July 24, the Lyle Schools board of directors...

 

Fire safety is paramount

The “hot” topic of the summer is the dangers of fire. As you well know by now, it is very high on my list of fears and frustrations. I believe fear comes from the unknown, so by attending the...

 

Be fire prepared

First and foremost—with fire season upon us, I must stress the point of being prepared for the heart-wrenching moment that we get a notification that we have to evacuate our homes. As I am as...

 

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...

 

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