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Archive for August 21st, 2012

Opinion: Donations not accepted

I guess the “Angel of the Year” awarded me has fallen and lost her wings. We continued our fund-raising for ARF by gathering money from donation boxes left in several places. However, when we entered ARF House, last week, with these money in hand, I was greeted with: “We are no longer accepting donations.” Wow! […]

Opinion: Mayor Max did his job

I love visiting Idyllwild and I heard they were electing a four-legged mayor as a fundraiser for ARF. I thought this was a great idea! After the election, I saw this terrible article attacking the winner and his campaign manager (Phyllis Mueller) so I did a little research. This was a fundraiser designed to generate […]

The challenges of year two: Lytle ready for 19th jazz fest

The challenges of year two: Lytle ready for 19th jazz fest

Marsha Lytle, chair of the 19th Annual Idyllwild Jazz in the Pines, is tired but excited about the 2012 edition of the local jazz festival.   For example, she is looking forward to Mary Stalling’s performance on Saturday, Aug. 25, in the Barn. “I haven’t seen her in about 35 years. The last time was […]

Fire district reviews budget, approves employee contract

Fire district reviews budget, approves employee contract

The Idyllwild Fire Commission discussed its budget for fiscal year 2012-13, which began July 1, and approved a new contract with the Idyllwild Career Fire Association.   The commission plans a public hearing and approval of the proposed budget at its Aug. 28 meeting. The total budget equals about $1,663,700 and balances revenue and expenditures. […]

School's back in session

School’s back in session

Mrs. Longbrook with her delighted kindergarten-1st grade class on the first day of school …

Sheriff's raid nets two arrests

Sheriff’s raid nets two arrests

On Monday, Aug. 20 Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a second search of a home in the 26800 block of Highway 243, near Idyllwild School that led to the arrest of two men. Law enforcement had previously searched the same home in an earlier operation on March 28.   Deputies arrived in five unmarked and […]


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