Fire log Hill fire stations responded to the following calls, Monday to Sunday, Jan. 2 to Jan. 8, 2012: Idyllwild Fire Department and Ambulance Jan. 2 — Dispatched and canceled en route, North Circle Drive, Idyllwild. Jan. 2 — Medical aid, Pine Crest Avenue, Idyllwild. Jan. 3 — Assist invalid, Doubleview Drive, Idyllwild. Jan. 3 […]
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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
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.
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 […]