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Yard sales aplenty this weekend

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Last chance to get those special buys at affordable prices at so many places! Anywhere you look this weekend there will be a yard sale close by. It is the annual 13 Miles of Yard Sales (now county wide), which is coming this Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10. This is also the annual fundraiser for the Lyle Community Council and Twin Bridges Museum. Although no longer affiliated with the organization, they will participate on Saturday only at the gazebo in the Lyle Park Place. It’s not too late if you still have saleable items to donate call 365-0060. This year it’s free to everyone using the park for their own yard sale and a great location for serious shoppers.

The public is invited to the traditional music of the Native American’s ‘A Gathering of Flutes 2012’ on June 8-10 at the HeHe Longhouse of Warm Springs, Ore. Camping is available at the longhouse. For more information and directions contact: Ko-Na Foster Kalama, (541) 325-3797; Jeremy Baer (425) 750-1028 or Becky Dudney (541) 325-3854. You can learn how to make Native American flutes, sample the various food vendors’ wares while enjoying a warm sense of community.

The location of the Monday, June 11, OLESS Meeting 7p.m., has been changed to the “Corner Pocket Bar and Grill” across from the Country Cafe. As you may have gathered, it is going to be a special meeting to invite all community members to share their ideas for the Lyle Activity Center and Park Place. Minutes of previous meetings are available at http://lyleschoolbuilding.blogspot.com/.

The local acting troupe called The Pretenders are beginning their new season and are in hopes of recruiting possible new players and/or back stage talents for this year’s performances. Any interested person is urged to contact Dennis at dennisc62@embarqmail.com .

There is a call for entries of professional and amateur photographers to submit their finest scenic, outdoor adventure and wildlife images from the Columbia River Gorge area. Finalists selected will show their work at the Columbia Art Gallery in Hood River for the August 2012 show called "Chasing the Light”. Check it out at http://www.prophotosupply.com/events/chasing-the-light.htm

One of our own life time residents, Jerry Bertschi, is having his 80th birthday and his family wishes to invite everyone to celebrate with him at the Lyle Park Place Pavilion on Wednesday, June 6, at 4 p.m. This is a good time for classmates to reminisce with him and share some of their favorite memories of Jerry.

Jerry was born June 2, 1932 in The Dalles, he is the son of Ray and Sara Bertschi and the grandson of Ike and Hazel Bertschi. Jerry attended school in Lyle and graduated from in 1951. He married Racine Carter from  Appleton in 1953.They had three sons; Jerry R. and Lee, who both reside in Lyle, and Robin, who died in an accident. Jerry was a commercial fisherman on the Columbia and Puget Sound, and Alaska for many years. He and his dad were licensed in heating and plumbing and worked in this area for more than 30 years.

Submit your news to: Mildred Lykens: 365-0060 – lykensme@embarqmail.com

 

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