Idyllwild resident and wildlife biologist Jon King obtained this photograph from an automated camera he has located on his property near Tahquitz Drive on Tuesday, April 19. He had hoped to find evidence of mountain lions on the property eventually, but didn’t expect to photograph one within 10 days of installing the camera.
Photo by Jon King
Tuesday night at the Mile Hi Café, members of the Idyllwild Arts Academy faculty were honored with a reception featuring a trio of musicians from the school. The Associates of Idyllwild Arts hosted the event, with Mara Schoner (left) and Associates President Michael Slocum (next to Schoner) expressing the fundraising organization’s appreciation for the work of the school staff. Photo by Barry Zander
Idyllwild Arts visual arts student Cristobal Ayala Roche won the “Build It” poster contest commissioned by the Idyllwild Community Center. He is seen here with ICC representatives Suzon Capparelli (left) and Trish Tuley. Twenty five IA students in Melissa Wilson’s graphic design course competed in the contest. Posters are on display in the campus dining hall lobby. Photo by Marshall Smith
Rose Mallet and The Bill Saitta Quartet performed at Café Aroma Saturday afternoon, keeping the customers entertained with their jazz tones. Photo by Jenny Kirchner
Cal Fire and U.S. Forest Service crews held a drill Monday morning at Dutch Flats. The crews used a Cal Fire helicopter to work with the pumpkin in case a local fire requires water. Photo by Jerry Holldber
Dylan Blackwell receives the Rotary sixth-grade Citizenship Award and $100 scholarship from Scott Fisher (right) at the Idyllwild Rotary Club’s April 27 meeting. With Dylan are his mother, Susan (left), and father, David. Dylan’s teacher, Kirsten Ingretsen, described him as a superstar student, extremely curious and knowledgeable in every subject. He enjoys helping other students in class and his spirit is always light and giving.
Photo by Tom Kluzak
Rick Foster presents a $1,000 check from the Idyllwild Rotary to Idyllwild Fire Chief Patrick Reitz. The money will go toward the bathroom renovation at the Idyllwild station. Photo courtesy Chuck Weisbart
Idyllwild author and speaker Rick Barker receives a Rotary mug from Idyllwild Rotary President Chuck Weisbart at the April 27 Rotary meeting. Barker presented some interesting facts and musings about human perception and awareness that were well-received and followed by insightful answers to questions from the audience. Photo by Tom Kluzak
The Art Alliance of Idyllwild and Middle Ridge Winery hosted “The Idyllwild Collection: Method and Madness.” The show, Saturday, April 30, featured 17 AAI artists.
Photo by John Drake
Martha Lumia (left) learns assemblage from teacher Tracy Meier at Saturday’s Art Alliance of Idyllwild artist workshop at Idyllwild School.
Photo by Shanna Robb
The Idyllwild Arts Fashion Show had three showings Saturday night in order to accommodate all who wanted to see the students’ fashion design skills. This show was held in Stephens Recital Hall, but is in different buildings throughout the school year. Photo by Jenny Kirchner
Lemon Lilies are not limited to the Hill. Here, Palomar Mountain Lemon Lilies are growing in a small green house. Photo by Kathy Bates-Lande
The Dodgers were very excited to win in their first game of the Town Hall Youth Baseball League minors last week against the Giants. Photo by Ginger Dagnall
Tuesday evening, April 26, at about 7 p.m., a Riverside County Sheriff Department’s helicopter was in the sky south of Highway 243. It hovered in the same area for quite a while. Photo by Tom Kluzak