Valana Marcus, an eighth grader at Idyllwild School, was chosen student of the week for always doing her personal best. Photo by Jay Pentrack
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Artist, teacher and pilot Dorothy “Dot” Swain Lewis died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. at her Idyllwild home. She was born near Asheville, N.C. Sept. 30, 1915, to John Edward Swain, and Mozelle Stringfield Swain. She was predeceased by brothers Robert and Jack. She is survived by a sister, Betty Turbyfill, of Asheville, N.C,.; her son, […]
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Isis Theatre Company Board President Suzanne Avalon; Friends of San Jacinto Mountains County Parks representative Jan Jaspers Fayer; Idyllwild School smArts Program representatives Mallory Cremin and Christina Nordella.
Mountain Disaster Preparedness President Mike Feyder; Idyllwild Youth Grantmakers Adrian Hernandez and Chance Vladika; Human Rights Counsel of Greater Hemet Valley, San Jacinto, and Menifee Regions Patty Caratello and Mary Morse.
Idyllwild Scholarship Fund representative Jayne Davis; Idyllwild Arts Foundation representatie Mallory Cremin; Gary Kuscher, Art Alliance of Idyllwild president.
Photos by Jay Pentrack
The shutdown of the federal government reaches all the way to Idyllwild. The U.S. Forest Service San Jacinto Ranger District office shut down Tuesday afternoon. Fire suppression and law enforcement services are exempt from the federal shutdown. Trails and some campgrounds remain open. Photo by J.P. Crumrine
Tanner Torrez, left, and Jayden Emerson, below, Hemet High School juniors, led the school’s cross-country team to a third-place finish in Saturday’s Hemet Invitational. Twelve schools entered. Tanner finished third and Jayden was fourth in the boys’ junior-senior race. They both ran their fastest times of the season and career. Other Idyllwild runners include junior […]
Wednesday, Oct. 2 • Idyllwild Rotary Club, 7:30-9 a.m. American Legion Post 800, 54360 Marion View Dr. • Town Crier News Meeting, public welcome, 8:30 a.m. Newspaper office, 54425 N. Circle Dr. • Creekside Writers, 9 a.m.-noon. Call 659-2844. • Pain Without Meds Group, 10 a.m. Community Room, Idyllwild Library, 54401 Village Center Dr. • […]
On Sept. 10, Marie Elaine Davis, associate director, Emergency Services for the Red Cross, and Jody Haynes, RN, Disaster Health Services Regional leader, spoke to a group of about 40 concerned Idyllwild residents about “all hazards” preparedness. “From the Red Cross perspective, what we teach communities is to be prepared for any disaster because it […]
The Idyllwild Water District Board of Directors and staff met last week to discuss the draft District Employee Personnel Manual. The Personnel Committee and staff have been preparing a new manual for several years. IWD legal counsel Joe Aklufi mediated the meeting and took notes on the needed revisions in order to prepare the final […]
A two-vehicle traffic collision with minor injuries just north of Saunders Meadow Road on Highway 243 created one-lane traffic Monday afternoon. Gabriel Michelle Roberts, 52, of Hemet, was traveling northbound in a Subaru Outback, according to CHP Officer Ron Esparza, when she veered into the southbound lane. Michael Curtis Loften, 18, of Mountain Center, was […]