Share/Bookmark In a surprising turn to those who attended the June 11 Idyllwild Fire Protection District’s commission meeting, President Jeannine Charles-Stigall withdrew from its agenda the items requesting Commissioner Dr. Charles “Chip” Schelly’s resignation and the censure resolution. Without explanation, Stigall said those and the vote on whether Schelly should remain vice-president would not be […]
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The Idyllwild Water District is constructing a new 200,000-gallon water storage tank for its Golden Rod well. The new tank ring foundation pad (shown) required 40 yards of poured concrete. Steel construction will begin next Wednesday to allow the foundation to cure.
Share/BookmarkIt was a celebration in Pine Cove Saturday. The water district held its annual open house where customers feasted on tri-tip, salads and ice cream. On display were the district’s three new trucks, courtesy of a grant and loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and nearly 2 miles of pipeline. But the highlight was […]
Share/BookmarkFire log Hill fire stations responded to the following calls Monday, June 3, to Tuesday, June 11, 2013: Idyllwild Fire Department and Ambulance June 4 — Canceled en route, Mountain Center. June 4 — Medical aid, Idyllwild. June 4 — Medical aid, Idyllwild. June 4 — Service call, Idyllwild. June 5 — Medical aid, Idyllwild. […]
At left, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Ron Esparza, a solo-vehicle traffic collision occurred at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 9. Amber Leigh Whitney-Krongaard, 23, of Idyllwild was driving her Ford Explorer on Highway 243 about a half mile north of Forest Service Vista Grande Guard Station at about 45 to 50 mph. As Krongaard approached a left-hand curve, her vehicle’s right wheels hit the dirt on the right side of the highway causing her to over correct the Explorer which crossed both lanes, hitting an embankment and flipping onto the passenger’s side. Krongaard was uninjured. Highway 243 was down to one lane of traffic for about one-and-a-half hours as Riverside County Fire Station 63, Forest Service, CHP and Idyllwild Garage cleared the scene.
Share/BookmarkOnly the Idyllwild Fire Protection District will need an election in 2013 since four candidates are running for three seats. The only incumbent seeking re-election is IFPD Commission President Jeannine Charles-Stigall, who came in second in a field of six in her first race in 2009. The other three candidates also have had connections with […]
Saturday, June 8, was the first anniversary of the building of the Idyllwild playground …
Share/BookmarkFormer Idyllwild School teacher Vic Scavarda was selected Tuesday afternoon, June 4, to replace retiring Hemet Unified School District Trustee Bill Sanborn on the governing board in July, representing the Idyllwild area. Scavarda and three other candidates met with the HUSD board in open session. The board asked the candidates to respond to these four […]
Share/BookmarkArturo Delgado, the new district ranger on the San Jacinto Ranger District, has arrived, been meeting his new staff and learning about the Hill. And what he has discovered, as many residents have learned, is “it just feels like home. There are lots of trees, grass and water,” he said. “I grew up in a […]