Issues of local food security and sustainability have come into focus recently as part of an informal dialogue session known as The Conversation. Since mid-September, a group of locals from disparate political and ideological backgrounds have come together to discuss such varied topics as Thomas Jefferson and the banking crisis.
Category: Idyllwild News
On Saturday, Jan. 14, volunteers are needed to help the Forest Service count bald eagles for the 34th season in the San Bernardino National Forest’s annual winter bald eagle counts. In the San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains, Saturdays, Jan. 14, Feb. 11 and March 10 are the official counts. In December, no eagles were […]
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 […]
Updated 4:30 p.m. A wildfire started around 3 a.m. in the San Jacinto Mountains. The Lawler Fire is in National Forest lands about four miles north of Idyllwild along Highway 243. As of 1 p.m., it has burnt about 14 or 15 acres and is approximately 70 percent contained, according to Kate Kramer, Forest Service […]