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By Neita Cecil
The Dalles Chronicle 

Lyle superintendent protest results in eviction from meeting


January 31, 2018

Joshua Farris, who was ejected from a city council meeting in The Dalles in November, was removed from a Lyle school board meeting Tuesday after alleging misconduct by the superintendent.

Farris, whose contract as a history teacher was not renewed by Superintendent Andrew Kelly last year, was the first person to speak during the public comment period. Within about five minutes, he was escorted out by two Klickitat County sheriff’s deputies who were there specifically because Farris had planned to speak.

Farris was ejected from the city council meeting in The Dalles after objecting to not being able to speak on an agenda item regarding the homeless.

Farris’s strongest allegation was th...

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