Forest Service burning on Thomas Mountain

The U.S. Forest Service plans to resume burns on Thomas Mountain today, April 2. In January, the Forest Service burned about 240 acres. About...

Business Memberships growing

By Jack Clark Co-publisher and general counsel Two recent additions have brought the number of our business memberships up to 19; David Cutter Certified Financial Planner...

Hit and run on 243; fatality on 74

At 9:35 p.m., Monday, March 19, a hit-and-run collision occurred on Highway 243 near Mountain Center, according to a California Highway Patrol report. The...

Winter ebbing, warm spring coming

After another wet and cool week, winter appears to have ended and spring arrives this week. Temperatures will reach the 60s by Wednesday and...

News of Record: March 29, 2018

Sheriff’s log The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station responded to the following calls Sunday to Saturday, March 18 to 24. Idyllwild • March 18  — Public...

Idyllwild represented at Riverside cannabis workshop

Idyllwild was well represented at the Riverside County Board of Supervisors cannabis workshop last week. Three of the public speakers were from Idyllwild, as...

David Hunt selected for Idyllwild Water board

The Idyllwild Water District Board of Directors deliberated extensively before choosing David Hunt to fill the vacancy created when former Director Geoffrey Caine resigned...

David Hunt resumes family role with Idyllwild Water

Editor’s note: At its March 21 meeting, the Idyllwild Water District Board of Directors selected David Hunt as the fifth director. He replaces Geoffrey Caine,...

Steven King new Pine Cove water director

Editor’s note: At its March 14 meeting, the Pine Cove Water District Board of Directors selected Steven King as the fifth director replacing Joel...

What was that helicopter up to?

You may have noticed an unnamed black and gold helicopter flying for 30 to 45 minutes over Idyllwild last Friday afternoon. The helicopter is leased by WaveRider Helicopters of Oceanside from November Alpha LLC. Kurt Dawson, owner/pilot of WaveRider, said his company was contracted by a surveyor to survey the power grid in our area. “The surveyor was probably hired by SCE,” he said, and Dawson and an employee were given a map to survey problems in the grid such things as trees in the power lines.

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