The Friday Flyer welcomes new editor Donna Ritchie

The Friday Flyer welcomes new editor Donna Ritchie

It's the time of year when change is in the air. The days are shorter and, occasionally, a bit cooler. School schedules and fall sports are taking over family schedules. The lake is quieter. A number of Canyon Lake clubs start meeting again after taking a break for summer, and several major changes are taking place at the Property Owners Association. At The Friday Flyer, no change feels bigger t…

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Here's a recap of Tuesday's POA Board meeting

The biggest stories out of Tuesday night's regular session Board meeting were the goodbyes offered to General Manager Chris Mitchell and Member Services Directo…

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GM Christopher Mitchell bids farewell to community

Following is the speech given by CLPOA General Manager Chris Mitchell at Tuesday night's Board meeting.
Tonight, September 6 will be my last meeting as the G…

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Departing editor Sharon Rice is Baja bound

The short version for why I’m leaving my position at The Friday Flyer is this: I’m moving to a beach in Baja with the man of my dreams. It’s an exceptiona…

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Photo of the Week

Maui Monday Sunset by Donna Ritchie

Reel in the fun at Kids Fishing Derby

Reel in the fun at Kids Fishing Derby

The early bird gets the worm and so will the children who show up early for the Kids Fishing Derby tomorrow, September 10, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Harbor. This event is free for ages 5 to 15, with worms provided as long as supplies last.
The event will include a special prize drawing for two Aqua Lily Pads. Tickets for the drawing may be purchased at the event. As part of the annual ev …

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Maui Monday brings taste of the islands to 'paradise'

Maui Monday brings taste of the islands to 'paradise'

Although Maui Monday is a relatively new celebration in Canyon Lake, it appears to have been added to the list of "traditions" within the community. Friends and family members gathered on Sunset Beach this past Monday to enjoy summer's "final aloha." The new children's playground was a big hit with the kids, as adults relaxed and enjoyed the Labor Day holiday. ABC Bounce again provided a water sli …

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ShowCal Skiers to offer upcoming shows

ShowCal Skiers continue to practice in the Jump Lagoon and will be offering three shows in upcoming weeks. Watch them in the North Ski Area the evenings of September 24 and October …


Save the date for Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

The whole community is invited for breakfast! The Canyon Lake Lions Club will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, September 18, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Holiday Ha …


What swims beneath the murky deep?

By Ken Cable Columnist, The Friday Flyer In honor of this year's Kid's Fishing Derby, here is a reprint of a "Wild Side of Canyon Lake" column written by Ken Cable in July 2005. …


There's one less carp to roam the lake

Randy Milner caught this 18-pound carp in the North Ski Area on August 31, using a 4-pound test line. He says it took 45 minutes to reel it. Once caught, the carp was removed from …


In Memoriam: Norma Horrocks

Norma Brisson Horrocks was born February 14, 1928 in Louisville, Kentucky. The family moved to California in 1943, where Norma attended Long Beach Poly High, Long Beach City Colleg …


News Briefs

This section contains information on local activities and items of interest to Canyon Lake residents. Information should be submitted to news@goldingpublications.com no later than …


Club News

This section provides information submitted by Canyon Lake clubs regarding activities and upcoming events. Information should be submitted to news@goldingpublications no later than …


Golf News: Feeling 'trapped?' Pat can help

For golfers who sometimes "feel trapped," Pat Kemball is the man to help them out. The 9ers Golf Club recently received instruction on how to get out of a sand trap, and spokesper …


Adopt-a-Pet: Bixie and King

Bixie is a 6-month-old, tri-color, female Chihuahua mix. She is good with kids and other dogs. Bixie is still a puppy and will need some training. She will also need to be spayed b …