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Important Meeting Coming Up July 28

Lyle News for July 24

By the

Lyle Newscasters

Mildred Lykens, 365-0060

mildred@gorge.net

Barbara Sexton, 365-5374

madison@gorge.net

Mark your calendar, invite your neighbors and bring your questions to the July 28 Council meeting. PUD will be attending as will Jill Long an attorney from Portland. Water and sewer rates and Lyle urban boundaries will be the topics on the agenda. Residents and Lyle property owners will be given the opportunity to ask questions and present their thoughts on the two subjects. Each subject will have the floor for a one-hour presentation including questions from the audience. There will be a 30-minute wrap-up and adjournment at 9 p.m.

Washington State Samboree in Moses Lake saw 3 rigs of the local group attending. They helped with parking, greeting and registration. They had a fun time even though it was extremely hot for June. On July 7, rigs spent a relaxing no host weekend at Elk Meadows in Trout Lake. The Howards, Larry Sorensens and J. Brashers have volunteered to take over the maintenance of the triangle near the Monitor. Thank you guys it looks great! The next event for the Sundowners will be in August at Lewis and Clark Campgrounds in North Bonneville.

"Find the key" -- Watch for new contest next month.

Peggy Pinell's memorial service was held at the Lyle Lions Community Center July 12. Friends of the family preformed a live western duet. Her daughter read a poem that she had written, and other family and friends shared in the tribute to Peggy.

Frank Tanner's memorial service was held Friday, July 18, at the Columbia Grange Hall. Pete Graves played and sang several of the songs that Frank and Shirley liked to dance to. Relatives and friends attended from as far away as San Jose, Calif. Pastor Les Haarstad led the service and several friends and relatives shared some of their memories of Frank. He was an early settler, coming here as a young man.

The All School Reunion is almost here! Have you sent in your reservation? There is still ample time to send in your reservations. George Cooper has once again out done himself finding donations and purchasing door prizes and raffle items. Approximately 120 reservations have been made to date. Is your name on the list?

Community Churches are Lyle United Methodist at 403 W Klickitat St. and Lyle Celebration Center at 715 Washington St.

Lyle History taken from the Ruralite January 1980 -- "Still Having Fun!" story by M.V. Frank Morgan.

"Would you believe that my father brought in 150 Angora goats to help clear those first acres?" Blair asks. "They kept nibbling off all the new growth around the stumps and finally killed off the pines and scrub oaks after three years or so. And shearing that long angora wool helped him make a living, along with the sawmill he set up."

"I have not failed, I just found 10,000 ways that won't work" Thomas Edison

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