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Preventing the human trafficking of youth

Preventing the human trafficking of youth

Opal Singleton knows the dangers of trafficking of young people both in the United States and in third-world countries. And the recruitment methods are not that dissimilar, regardless of first- or third-world location.  “A lot of recruitment has to do with gangs,” said Singleton, noting that the ubiquity of smart phones and the Internet makes […]

Fire auxiliary begins fundraising plans

Fundraising was the topic of the evening when the Idyllwild Fire Protection District Auxiliary met on Monday, April 15. Plans are being developed to raise money this summer for improvements to the fire station. Project ideas range from simple booths at community events to tell the community what the auxiliary is and what it hopes […]

Idyllwild fire auxiliary moving forward

Although the Idyllwild Fire Protection District Auxiliary still has paperwork to complete before becoming completely official, the group is moving forward with its project planning. The fire department has expressed some of its main concerns and planning has begun on some of these projects. Priorities include organization and maintenance of the records room, remodeling of […]

Idyllwild fire auxiliary moving forward

Idyllwild Fire Protection District Auxiliary is coming together. The third meeting occurred Monday evening, Feb. 18. The primary purpose of these first meetings is to get the program up and running. There was also a tour of the fire station, highlighting some of the improvements that the auxiliary may be part of in the coming […]

Local runner qualifies for the Boston Marathon

Idyllwild is on the map, at least on the map of Boston Marathon participants. Local runner Mark Dean has qualified and plans to participate in the event on April 15. His time in the June 2012 San Diego Rock and Roll Marathon qualified him for the 2013 Boston Marathon. Dean’s marathon experience consists of just […]

Town Hall preschool closes: Possible reevaluation later in the year

The yard behind Town Hall where preschool children could be heard playing several times a week may be a little quieter, at least for awhile. Preschool classes have been canceled for this session. Parents of children who had attended the previous session were told the cancellation had been due to lack of interest.

Idyllwild spelling bee champs move to district competition

Idyllwild spelling bee champs move to district competition

Students pitted their skills against each other in friendly competition at the Idyllwild School Spelling Bee on Thursday …

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