A fund to help Idyllwild residents by restocking the Idyllwild HELP Center’s pantry is underway at www.gofundme.com/3o271o.
Category: Idyllwild News
Residents of California’s 36th Congressional District who lost homes or businesses in the recent wildfires may be eligible for federal assistance. The office of Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) is available to assist those affected by damage to homes or businesses with claims to the Small Business Administration. Also, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has […]
A local business welcomes new owners, a hair salon is on the move and new business ventures highlight these business updates. Idyllwild Soda and Sweet Shop and Remember When Toys in The Fort has sold to the Fedrick Family (Dan, Linda and Allison). Peggy Petalos, Mountain Do’s owner, relocated over the weekend from Highway 243 […]
The Mountain Fire’s cause is still under investigation. The only investigative information that has been released is that the cause was an electrical equipment failure on private property. The Town Crier will report when the investigation is complete.
Fire log Hill fire stations responded to the following calls, Tuesday, Sept. 18, to Monday, Sept. 25: Idyllwild Fire Department and Ambulance Sept. 18 — Smoke or odor removal, Idyllwild. Sept. 19 — Smoke scare, odor of smoke, Idyllwild. Sept. 19 — Medical aid, Idyllwild. Sept. 21 — Traffic collision with injuries, Pine Cove. […]
The San Bernardino National Forest is offering a fee-free day on Saturday, Sept. 28, in conjunction with the 20th-annual National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. No Adventure Pass is required for using standard amenity fee sites that day, whose focus is to instill a sense of shared stewardship […]
For many visitors to Idyllwild, hiking is a favorite pastime. The closure of trails in the Idyllwild area following the Mountain and Silver fires has had a financial impact on local businesses. An added problem is the perception, despite media coverage and written reports to the contrary, that Idyllwild was damaged in the fire and […]
65 years ago – 1948 “Ma’s New Husband” was chosen as the first play to be produced by the newly organized Mountain Players. 60 years ago – 1953 More than 150 people pledged $10 each for benches to be placed at the Town Hall campfire area. 55 years ago – 1958 Temperatures dropped […]
On Sept. 10, Marie Elaine Davis, associate director, Emergency Services for the Red Cross, and Jody Haynes, RN, Disaster Health Services Regional leader, spoke to a group of about 40 concerned Idyllwild residents about “all hazards” preparedness. “From the Red Cross perspective, what we teach communities is to be prepared for any disaster because it […]
When I was a kid we’d hop on a Greyhound bus and take a trip back to my mother’s home town, Winterset, Iowa, and spend the summer. Winterset is a quintessential Iowa farm town that is also home to the famous covered bridges of Madison County. While in Winterset, I’d work the register at my […]