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Lyle News for July 10

By the

Lyle Newscasters

Mildred Lykens, 365-0060

mildred@gorge.net

Barbara Sexton, 365-5374

madison@gorge.net

The web site listed on the Lyle Comprehensive Plan Survey Questionnaire was incorrect. The correct site is: http://community.gorge.net/lyle/question2008.htm

The council encourages everyone to take a few minutes, fill out the survey and give your input as to future plans for Lyle.

A phone call from "Genny" (last name unknown) last week, leads to the next request. She is anxious to hear from her brother who was last known living in Lyle. His name is Steve Hyrniak. Steve if you read this or anyone who might know him, she would appreciate a phone call. Her phone number is: (509) 484-0300.

Thankfully, at the writing of this article no fires, by fireworks, to our knowledge have been reported in Lyle. We're sure the fire department is glad and we know the residents are!

Habitat for Humanity will be holding an informative meeting in Lyle on Wednesday, July 16, 7 p.m. at the Lyle United Methodist Church. It is going to be building at least one home in our community. This meeting will answer your questions on who is eligible, what it entails, and how you go about applying to be the family that will earn the home. All are welcome at this meeting and anyone interested in applying should most definitely be on hand.

Remember that on Thursday evenings during the month of July the Twin Bridges Museum will be open from 6 to 8 p.m. Come and explore the history of your community.

The Song of the Rivers (a history of Lyle by Elizabeth McDowell) "IV THE NEW LYLE -- Old timers who crossed the railroad bridge, in town, and walk on down the dusty roads to the Columbia River, may still 'see' old Lyle in memory, but at present only one of the old buildings yet stands...the house occupied by the Jesse Jewell family. To the east also stands the Tim Wall home, and the old railroad bed which once extended its rails to the riverdock."

"The following accounts, quoted or taken from papers printed in the Lyle High School editions of "The Lyle Cub Reporter" for Feb. 28 and April 1, 1963 and written by Mrs. James E. (Muriel) West and her daughter Zena Houdelsheldt, tell the story of the Lyle of the 1920s and 30s, with certain additions. "

One vote can make a difference:

One vote in 1776 decided that Americans speak English rather that German!

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