Jim Brise, Lindsey Brise, Susan Brise and Floyd Krishan in Tyhee Lake. The New Year’s tradition in the Brise Family started in the mid ’70s. Back then they used axes to cut the hole in the ice. The family brought back the tradition in the early 2000s and have been jumping in Tyhee Lake on New Year’s Day ever since. Krishan said it’s a great way to welcome the New Year. (contributed photo)

Cooling off in Tyhee

A chilly family tradition in Tyhee Lake.

Jim Brise, Lindsey Brise, Susan Brise and Floyd Krishan in Tyhee Lake.

The New Year’s tradition in the Brise Family started in the mid ’70s. Back then they used axes to cut the hole in the ice.

The family brought back the tradition in the early 2000s and have been jumping in Tyhee Lake on New Year’s Day ever since. Krishan said it’s a great way to welcome the New Year.

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