San Miguel school board meets tonight at 6:30

Tonight, the San Miguel school board will meet at in the library at Lillian Larsen School, 1601 16th St. Open session begins at 6:30 p.m.

The suggestion that the school’s mascot and colors be changed was voted down. Principal Curt Dubost said it was a good exercise for the students, who wrote a petition and gathered signatures for no changes.

Sagebrush Days fun is just around the corner

Sagebrush Days is fast approaching, so it’s time to get out your best bib and tucker. April 27 is the big day. The Vendors’ Faire opens early at 8 a.m. The parade steps off at 11 a.m. going south from 14th Street to Fr. Reginald Park by the mission and coming back again.

See both sides of the floats as you watch the parade twice! Following the parade, the Lions Club will have a tri-tip barbecue. At high noon, there is a quick-draw contest. There will be an apple pie contest and all kinds of fun for the afternoon.

Information and entry forms are at http://www.discoversanmiguel.com, or call Mike Sanders at 712-9120.

Longtime San Miguel resident passes

Condolences to the family of Kay Jarvis. Kay and husband Connie are wellknown and much-loved residents of San Miguel, and Kay was a faithful member of the Lighthouse Community Church.

Former mission priest dies in Northern Calif.

Franciscan Brother Thomas (Brother Tom) Ganmey, who served at Mission San Miguel for several years in the 1980s, recently passed away in Northern California.

Those wishing to send condolences to his family may contact the parish office at Mission San Miguel at 467-2131 during business hours for information.

Lynne Schmitz’s column is special to The Tribune. She is a longtime resident of San Miguel. Reach her at Lynne_Schmitz@yahoo.com (with “San Miguel News” as subject) or at 467-3565.