Saturday, June 8 will be a fee-free day at all national forests, in celebration of an annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. The U.S. Forest Service will not collect use fees that day. The Forest Service offers fee-free four times a year. The first such fee-free period in 2013 was Martin Luther King […]
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The Art Alliance of Idyllwild’s 2012 Artist of the Year, Kathy Harmon-Luber, is exhibiting her collages for one day only during Idyllwild Massage’s Open House – from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Idyllwild Massage owner Karen Georg says, “Some of Kathy’s collages are colorful and whimsical, while others are very peaceful … […]
Last week, my wife and I attended the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) class held at the[Idyllwild] Fire Department and led by Captain Mark LaMont. The concept of CERT, which is a FEMA program, is to have available a trained citizen corp of first responders in a disaster, recognizing that professional responders may be stretched […]
Thanks for printing a photo of the Idyllwild March Against Monsanto — one of thousands across the country on May 25. The caption under the photo, however, was curious: the phrase “designed to feed a growing population” could have come straight out of a Monsanto publicity hand-out. Let’s be clear. Monsanto’s goal is to make […]
After more than 66,000 annual parcel inspections, the Riverside County Fire Department Hazard Reduction Office has issued about 9,500 Notices of Violation and Order to Abate to vacant-parcel owners within recurring targeted unincorporated areas in Riverside County. Supported by Riverside County Ordinance 695.4, those parcel owners that received a NOV are required to clear their […]
Ideas germinate from needs, wants and wishes. In 2009, Dawn Sonnier and her family visited Santa Barbara where they discovered a publicly accessible playground. As a mother of three she was thrilled to see how her children enjoyed the facility.
Editor’s note: The following letter, dated May 28, was received just before the paper went to press. It explains how the Chamber plans to dispose of its assets, including “Harmony,” the monument. We, the undersigned members of the Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce, in light of the absence of a Board of Directors and a lack […]