Debby Gagnon: still packing, wrapping and posting after 20 years as official U.S. Post Office

Debby Gagnon: still packing, wrapping and posting after 20 years as official U.S. Post Office

Debby Gagnon, owner of Pack Wrap and Post in the Towne Center, isn't the first person to compare Canyon Lake to Mayberry of Andy Griffith fame; but as the town "postmistress" for the past 20 years, she's in a better position than anyone to know how close the resemblance really is. According to wikipedia.com, Mayberry is a real community not far from Andy Griffith's real boyhood home. And when he…

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Will comment caught on mic spell doom for Eilers?

The POA Board approved the four components of the Main Gate Project at Tuesday's meeting, despite the protests of many of those in attendance. (A description of…

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Here is an update on medical and fire services

By Vicki Warren, City Councilwoman Special to The Friday Flyer There have been many inquiries as to how emergency calls within the City are being handled. Al…

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The man behind the name of Rob Caveney Park

One of the parks that received new playground equipment over the past couple of weeks is a pocket park on Early Round Dr. known as Rob Caveney Park. The new equ…

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Photo of the Week

Several people commented about how much clearer than usual the water was in the East Bay this past week. Pat Van Dyke, who took this picture from her home, says she can see to the bottom step underwater at her seawall "without any green algae getting in the way." Her grandson Bill, who fishes every day, said it was the best he's ever seen it.

Taco Tuesday kids talk about going back to school

Taco Tuesday kids talk about going back to school

The crowd at this week's Taco Tuesday was a little lighter than it has been – perhaps because some regulars were attending the Board of Directors meeting in the Holiday Bay Room; perhaps because it was hot. Next week is likely to be even lighter as Canyon Lake kids attending Lake Elsinore Unified School District schools prepare to begin classes on Wednesday, August 12. The Friday Flyer asked so …

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Time to go fishing at next week's Kids Fishing Derby

Time to go fishing at next week's Kids Fishing Derby

Thoughts may be turning to school, but a summer activity that Canyon Lake children have looked forward to for the past 29 years is the Kids Fishing Derby. This year's event, hosted by the Bassmasters Club, will be held Saturday, August 15, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Harbor. This event is free for ages 5 to 15. Bassmasters President Travis Smith would like to remind parents that children mus …

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Miss Canyon Lake program still taking signups

Miss Canyon Lake Scholarship Pageant Director CoCo Morrison says it's not too late for Canyon Lake girls to sign up to participate in the pageant on Saturday, August 29, at 7 p.m. …


Sheriff provides arrest report update

Riverside County Sheriff's Perris Station Sgt. Robert Rose provided the following report of arrests that occurred in the City of Canyon Lake from June 22 to July 26, 2015. Resident …


In Memoriam: Martha Woodring

Martha Woodring, age 90, passed away peacefully in Sun City, California with her husband of over 73 years, Howard Woodring, by her side. She was born in Farmland, Indiana, on F …


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Club News

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'Find the Cure' golf tournament is a success

On July 28, the Canyon Lake Women’s Golf Club hosted its annual Breast Cancer Tournament for the 17th year. Organizers say the ladies had a great time playing “goofy golf” fo …