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By Don Brashers

Why choose a tree over people?

Letter from the Community


To the Editor:

This letter is written to let the people in the community of Lyle know how unjust some people can be.

The County made an agreement with my wife and me about widening the road from State Highway 14 up Glenwood Avenue, in front of our house and across the street, where a problem tree stands. The agreement to widen the street between the two homes was made between the County Public Works Department, the adjoining property owner, and my wife and me.

As a previous school bus driver, I’ve witnessed the problem with a particular spot of the road. It is too narrow for two school buses to meet without danger of hitting or scraping each other, causing the need for one bus to stop...

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