Author Archive for J.P. Crumrine
J.P. Crumrine is editor of the Town Crier. He can be reached at email@example.com.
John Miller of the San Bernardino National Forest has shared the following warning for the visitors to the San Jacinto Ranger District. Fire Danger Elevated to “Very High” on the San Bernardino National Forest — Fire Restrictions Increased Fire Danger increases with the unseasonable warmer, drier weather along with persistent Santa Ana wind conditions. Weather […]
Last night, Jan. 10, retired Crest Forest Fire Chief Mike Sherman agreed to become the interim Fire Chief for the Idyllwild Fire Protection District. He agreed to contract terms during the regular January commission meeting and the signed the contract after the meeting.
Dr. Raul Ruiz, Democratic candidate for the California Congressional District 36 seat, visited the Town Crier Thursday, Jan. 5. After a hectic few months raising money for his campaign this year and a full week of emergency room work at Eisenhower Medial Center, Ruiz came to Idyllwild for a few days of rest and peace
Is the Idyllwild Fire Protection District suffering from a financial crisis? Is it or is it not approaching insolvency? If IFPD were fiscally healthy, most reasonable people would have to ask “How?”. Every other level of government — federal, state, county and school district — is facing an imbalance between its revenues and expenses. Larger […]
Last week, Riverside County Judge Becky Dugan continued the trial and appeal until March 2012 for Christopher V. Hillman, 48, of Hesperia, brother-in-law of convicted arsonist Raymond Lee Oyler. In July 2010, Hillman had been found guilty of seven counts of attempting to influence a juror during the Oyler trial. At Hillman’s August 2010 sentencing […]
The Lawler Fire, which started Sunday, Jan. 8, was at 95 percent containment Monday evening. The burned acreage is about 14 acres within the San Jacinto Ranger District of the San Bernardino National Forest, according to Kate Kramer, Forest Service Public Information Officer. The small community of Eagle’s Nest is no longer still threatened, The […]
The Lawler Fire, which started Sunday, Jan. 8, remains at 70 percent containment and has burned about 14 acres, according to Kate Kramer, Forest Service Public Information Officer. The fire is about four miles north of Idyllwild in the Dark Canyon area. “It hasn’t spread over night,” Kramer said after the morning team briefing. “We […]