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A sad goodbye to an abused dog

A sad goodbye to an abused dog

Seager, the abused, but rescued German shepherd loved by so many, was euthanized on Dec. 30 after a lengthy bout with intestinal problems and numerous surgeries for injuries sustained at the hand of an abusive owner. In July 2013, Marcia Wheeler Marcus rescued Seager while driving through Double Check Retreat in Valle Vista. On July […]

Cycling race may return  despite trail closures

Cycling race may return despite trail closures

Katie Hedrich, Idyllwild Cycling Club’s former president and current vice president and Idyllwild Spring Challenge race director, is looking forward to 2015 when the ISC hopes to return …

Flu activity slowly spreading

Last week, state officials again urged residents to get a flu shot. While influenza activity has been low so far this flu season, it began to rise at the end of December. While not widespread in California, the number of cases has been growing. “Many California counties, and other states, are reporting patients who are […]

Grand Jury looking at fire district again

The 2013-14 Riverside County Grand Jury has issued a report concerning the Idyllwild Fire Protection District. The Grand Jury investigated three issues: the responsibilities of the administrative captain, political activities of uniformed firefighters and the district’s overtime expenses. IFPD has not officially responded to the report, according to Fire Chief Patrick Reitz. In a Dec. […]

Crime declines in 2013

New crime data released on Dec. 24 by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) shows a drop in overall crime from Jan. to Oct. 2013 compared to 2012 data for the same period. The preliminary FBI Part I crime statistics for all sheriff’s areas indicate a drop in overall violent crime, down 15.7 percent from […]

2014 brings array of electoral choices

This coming spring expect to find stuffed mailboxes — stuffed with election material solicitations for votes and campaign contributions. June 3 is the statewide Primary date. Besides the statewide offices such as governor and attorney general, several local races will be on the June Primary and then the November General Election ballot this year. While […]

IFPD to consider future dispatch services provider

The Idyllwild Fire Protection District has announced a special meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 7. The purpose of the special session is to discuss the District contract with Riverside County for emergency dispatch services. The contract between IFPD and the county expires on March 11. There are two one-year extension, and a 60-day notification clause, according […]

Intra-District Transfer period open

The Hemet Unified School District’s Intra-District Transfers Open Enrollment period for the 2014-15 school year is Jan. 1 to March 1, 2014. During that period, parents may apply to transfer their children to a different school. HUSD policy allows children to continue their current enrollment at their school through the highest grade level offered without […]

Stone’s schedule now quarterly

Riverside County Third District Supervisor Jeff Stone is paring down future visits to Idyllwild from monthly to quarterly. He will be at the Idyllwild Library from noon to 4 p.m. the Fridays of Jan. 24, April 25, July 25 and Oct. 24 However, the Idyllwild community may schedule a meeting at any time in one […]

Idyllwild's top news and photos for 2014

Idyllwild’s top news and photos for 2014

This is the final of a two-part series that began last week …

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