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 By Mildred Lykens    Community    July 17, 2019 

National Weather announces weather outage

The Twin Bridges Museum’s annual yard sale is not over! They were getting ready to close up shop last Saturday when, low and behold, a truck load of new items was donated! A quick vote was taken,...

 

Where were you all?

Where were you? I sat at the Twin Bridges Museum waiting for you from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, and you were a “no show”! I’m terribly disappointed that you stood me up. I was hoping that all of...

 

They need a property manager

Happy 4th of July Everyone! I have one more chance to plead with you to take your fireworks to a designated area to enjoy them, and not in a residential area. Eliminate the threat to your own as well...

 

Be careful with your fireworks

Congratulations are in order for our 2019 Lyle Seniors. I know how hard it is to please all those teachers by complying with their demands of achieving sufficient grades to get your 12 year diploma....

 

New room at the museum

New room at the museum By the count of cars at the Lyle Park, the past few Fridays, many residents are taking advantage of the locally grown fresh produce that is being brought by the Gorge Grown...

 

Council didn't respond to PUD request

Surprisingly, only two Lyle residents attended the PUD meeting Tuesday afternoon. When the agenda reached the line item concerning the Lyle...

 

Lyle School holds celebration

The weather cooperated for the Lyle Pioneer Parade. This year's Grand Marshall was Mr. and Mrs. George Van De Vanter. Following close behind them...

 

Paying tribute to tractors

It’s all about tractors! The theme for this year’s Lyle Pioneer Days is “A Tribute to Tractors” and will honor the parade’s Grand Marshalls, George and Patsy Van De Vanter. It all starts...

 

Town Hall meeting on the way

It’s all about tractors! The theme for this year’s Lyle Pioneer Days is “A Tribute to Tractors” and will honor George and Patsy Van De Vanter as the parade’s Grand Marshalls. It all starts...

 

Special Saturdays ahead

It seems as though this year and last, I’ve been covering more obituaries than news, and I’m sad to say that it hasn’t stopped yet. The Celebration of Life for Jerry Bertschi was held on May 4...

 

May is full of May days

Greeting hugs and laughter filled the back of the Orient Café as 10 ladies filed in for their monthly Ladies Luncheon last Friday. The group stems from the original Sundowners R.V. Club in Lyle,...

 

Kids hunt for mysterious eggs

Squeals of excitement pierced the air and could be heard down the block as children gathered for the Lion's Club Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at the Lyle...

 

Honoring those now passed

As I write this, it is Palm Sunday, and we know how that turned out for our beloved Jesus, but today I received news of special people who have gone to be with Him. First I opened Facebook to find...

 

Small office space available

It appears that the Lyle BOGO went over very well. The parking lot was full at the First Saturday Lions Breakfast, and later those who came to the Community Clean Up got rid of all their unwanteds. If...

 

Hear about school building purchase

A little misprint in the Enterprise about the date of our clean up, but it is this coming Saturday April 6, and Lyle has a BOGO for you! If you attend the First Saturday Breakfast at the Lion’s...

 

Youth survey results are in

Pa, get your overalls on and Ma, find your dust cap, it’s time to clean out those dusty boxes of who-knows-what. If you haven’t opened those boxes in the past year or more, it’s time to get rid...

 
 By Mildred Lykens    News    March 20, 2019

Time change is annoying

Lyle’s Community Clean Up is a go! Thanks to Twin Bridges Museum board member, Oren Johnson who spoke to the “Powers That Be.” He asked for intervention with the slow process with Republic...

 

HAM to serve ham

“March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb”—and if so, we might have a chance at a break in this weather. We believed the groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, when on Feb. 2 he did not see hi...

 

Poverty Simulation coming

As the old saying goes, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb,” and if so, we might still have bad weather in the first week or two. If this doesn’t happen and the roads are...

 

Lyle school levy passes

Here we are at the end of the shortest month of the year, and the winter is hanging on pretty strong. I’ve heard from friends and noticed on Facebook that many of us have very caring family and frie...

 

Can't help but smile

The family of LaVena Williams would like everyone interested in attending her Celebration of Life service that it has been rescheduled due to inclement weather, from Feb. 16 to Saturday, March 30, at...

 

Measles a concern at Lyle school

The Dallesport Newsletter has an article about County Commissioner Dave Sauter sending out a notice of an upcoming meeting for all interested parties about I-1639 or Article I, Section 24 of the...

 

Help needed for Poverty Simulation

About this message—and to avoid confusion, it was not from me, but from a lady in High Prairie: “On the first Tuesday of every month, beginning Feb. 5, a group of friends and neighbors will be...

 

Mats made from sacks

February will present the Lyle Film Club with their first anniversary. The members are film enthusiasts, with some enjoying the chosen list each month while some watch and discuss them. They meet...

 

Fill out the survey

If anyone has used eyeglasses, hearing aids or old cell phones and wants them to go to a good cause, recycle them at the Lyle Lions Community Center. They will be glad to receive them and have a...

 

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