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Opinion: ARF accepts donations

For the record, Idyllwild Animal Rescue Friends (ARF) is most definitely accepting donations and truly needs them. Madelaine’s writing of ARF’s quote “We are no longer accepting donations” was truncated. It should have read, “We are no longer accepting donations from you [Madelaine].” While seemingly incredible for any nonprofit to refuse a donation, ARF did […]

Past Tense: Aug. 30, 2012

Past Tense: Aug. 30, 2012

65 years ago – 1947 Fifty people gathered at Dutch Flat to witness the christening of a well for the Idyllwild Water Company. At the first gush, cameras clicked and everyone clapped.   • • • Eleanor Johnson had a project underway — to turn the circle in the center of town into a village […]

News of Record: Aug. 30, 2012

Fire log Hill fire stations responded to the following calls, Tuesday to Monday, Aug. 21 to Aug. 27, 2012: Idyllwild Fire Department and Ambulance Aug. 21 — Medical aid, Highway 243, Pine Cove. Aug. 21 — False alarm, Tahquitz Road and Hill Street, Idyllwild. Aug. 23 — Medical aid, Humber Park, Idyllwild Aug. 23 — […]

Opinion: Changing the building permit process

A few months back, I circulated a petition asking for a revision of the building permit process to handle certain things that needed to be fixed. Mostly I focused on the cost and complexity of the process. In about a week, 100 people signed the petition and I subsequently met with [3rd District] Supervisor [Jeff] […]

Sports Roundup: Golf

Jim Crandall, Palms to Pines Golf Association handicap chair, provided this report on the Friday, Aug. 17, golf tournament played at The Country Club at Soboba Springs. The day was very hot and muggy, but the course was in excellent shape. Playoffs In the first round of the match-play playoffs, John McAndrews (course handicap 37) […]

Obituary: Lucile Hower Tanner Cies

Obituary: Lucile Hower Tanner Cies

Lucile Hower Tanner Cies went to see her Lord on Aug. 21, 2012. She was born in Hiawatha, Kans., on June 7, 1916. She was predeceased by her first husband, Jack Wilson Tanner. In 1949 she married Herb Cies, whom she met while both were enrolled at Kansas University. Herb became a Methodist minister, and […]

Opinion: ARF dedicated to the lost animals

I’m sorry. You have reached a number that is disconnected. If you are trying to reach the Animal Rescue Friends of Idyllwild, they are no longer in service. Due to lack of donations and volunteers, ARF will not be open and all calls will be forwarded to Animal Control. Good luck. Is this true? No. […]

Ajax’s championship win

Town Hall Sports Coordinator Jeremy Teeguarden reported on Town Hall Adult softball for Championship Week of Aug. 20. Ajax upset regular season champions and defending champs, Creekstone Inn, to win the 2012 Town Hall Adult Softball championship. In a tight, 14-10 victory in the final game of the series, Ajax again claims the championship — […]

Ramblings from Roscoe: Kids and school, part 1 …

First, I want to thank everyone for being so welcoming to my master and I. What a great community and dog-friendly too! The cats are not too happy about it, but hey, they are cats. Are they ever happy about anything?

Past Tense: Aug. 23, 2012

65 years ago – 1947 August rainfall was already 3.72 inches. Average for the whole month in recent years had been running 1.23 inches. • • • Lightning struck more than 80 times in this section of the National Forest during an August thunderstorm. Only five of the strikes, however, turned into fires. Because of […]

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