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Town Hall Youth Basketball, Golf and Town Hall Adult Volleyball

Town Hall Youth Basketball Sports Coordinator Richard Mozeleski gave this report: In kindergarten through grade 3 action last Tuesday night, the Red Ninja rallied on the back. Geneva Dagnall’s 14 points on 7 tough inside shots were too much for the first-place Barracudas. The Ninjas won 16-11 to pull into second place in the division. […]

Past Tense: March 6, 2014

Past Tense: March 6, 2014

65 years ago – 1949 With the help of a slide rule, Larry Smith estimated he had removed 8 tons of snow from his roof.   60 years ago – 1954 The snow pack in Tahquitz Valley, the survey team found, measured only 28 inches in depth.   55 years ago – 1959 Planes and […]

Creature Corner: March 6, 2014

Creature Corner: March 6, 2014

Two dogs were found near Lake Fulmor. Call ARF 951-659-1122. Lucy in the sky with diamonds … in her eye. She is a shiny, small black Lab-mix about 1 to 2 years old. This smart little girl has already learned the doggy door, and basic commands such as sit, stay and shake. She loves to […]

News of Record: March 6, 2014

News of Record: March 6, 2014

Fire log The Idyllwild Fire Station responded to the following calls, Tuesday, Feb. 25 to Monday, March 3:   Idyllwild Feb. 25 — Medical aid. Feb. 26 —  Three medical aids. Feb. 26 — Auto collision with injuries. Feb. 27 — Medical aid. Feb. 27 — Service call. Feb. 28 — Alarm activation, unintentional. Feb. […]

Readers write: Seek alternatives to Round-up© …

Editor: I read “Snakes arrive early at local animal sanctuary” with concern when the groundskeeper stated he has sprayed Round-up© and will need to make a large batch to control the weeds this winter. In the past two years, Spain and Denmark have confirmed the hazardous chemical in Round-up© has contaminated their ground water. There […]

Forest Service seeks public’s comment

The U.S. Forest Service announced last week that San Bernardino National Forest recreation managers will be seeking public comments on their proposals for the 2013-14 State of California Off-Highway Vehicle grant program. Specifically, these grant proposals would be for Cooperative Agreements with the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Division. The national forest staff is encouraging the public […]

Governor signs drought legislation

On Saturday, March 1, Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed legislation to assist drought-affected communities and provide funding to better use local water supplies. “Legislators across the aisle have now voted to help hard-pressed communities that face water shortages,” said Brown in the press release. “This legislation marks a crucial step — but Californians must […]

Dog Days

Dog Days

Board of Equalization may lower gasoline excise tax rate

On Friday, Feb. 14, the California State Board of Equalization announced it will consider adjusting the excise tax rate for gasoline downward by $0.035 during its scheduled Feb. 25 meeting in Culver City. Gasoline prices have declined and are projected to remain low during the next fiscal year. If adopted, between July 1, 2014 and […]

Another point of view: Lauren Salter, our local Olympic contender

Editor: Olympics. I have been enjoying the games and the excitement and am amazed at how close winning a run or a slide or any one of the events can be. And I think of Lauren Salter who is an Olympic hopeful right here in our midst. She’s one of us, a home-town girl and […]

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