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Lyle schools super to talk about levy
High Prairie News for Jan. 24
January 22, 2013
By Audrey Bentz
The High Prairie Community Council meets this Thursday, Jan. 24, at 7 pm at the Community Center, 701 Struck Road. Glenys Hill will be speaking to the school levy issue, and Fred Neth will address the fire district levy.
At the last council meeting, many ideas were offered to help residents be prepared in the event of another severe winter storm. Some of the suggestions were: set aside one to three gallons of water per person per day with 1 teaspoon bleach per gallon, have at least one phone be a corded type, purchase good tire chains, have a list of phone numbers in your car for emergency cell phone use, and use Channel 7 to report problems or emergencies when power is out, using a hand held two-way crank radio (available on Amazon). A fire fighter suggested that each home have a generator available and in working order. A call went out for volunteer community members to plow driveways for others.
Following last year's storm, Doug Taylor distributed a list of "cell phone" numbers so that neighbors can contact each other if the land line phone isn't working.
On Saturday, Feb. 2, Jake Jakabosky will be leading a tour to view the bald eagles in the larger area. Call Audrey at 365-3600 for further information.
Residents are urged to read the quarterly "High Prairian" newsletter on the internet, if they are not subscribing to one in the mail. Just ask for "High Prairie, Washington" on your "google page," and you can learn all bits of interest for this area.
A group of High Prairians gathered at Morning Song Acres on Monday morning to watch the inaugural ceremony and events as they enjoyed a brunch of coffee and lots of tasty food offerings.
The "Needlers" group began working this week on the quilt for our annual "Firehouse Sale" raffle. The theme will be a log house.