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‘Grammy’ is leaving the Hill

‘Grammy’ is leaving the Hill

Longtime community volunteer Bonnie Doshier, known as “Grammy” to the many children at the Idyllwild Library’s story-time sessions, is leaving the Hill in mid-July. Doshier, who has lived full-time in Fern Valley since 1995, epitomizes the volunteer spirit that supports so many services to the community. In addition to her work for the Friends of […]

Rotary announces new officers

Rotary announces new officers

Idyllwild Rotary hosted its annual “In & Out” dinner Friday, June 14, at the Rainbow Inn where 2013-14 officers were announced. Danny Richardson will become president, Rick Foster is president-elect for 2014-15, Chuck Weismart will be vice-president, Trisha Clark remains secretary, and Bob Lippert continues as treasurer.

News of Record: June 20, 2013

Fire log Hill fire stations responded to the following calls, Monday, June 10, to Monday, June 17, 2013: Idyllwild Fire Department and Ambulance June 11 — Two medical aids, Idyllwild June 11 — False alarm, Pine Cove. June 11 — Special incident, Mountain Center. June 13 — Medical aid, Pine Cove. June 13 — Two […]

PC Water OKs budget; Esnard assumes presidency

PC Water OKs budget; Esnard assumes presidency

The Pine Cove Water District Board of Directors unanimously adopted its 2013-14 budget at last Wednesday’s meeting with an 8.5 percent increase. The total budget is $825,000, up from the current year’s budget of $760,000. General Manger Jerry Holldber told the board he was projecting income would remain stable at $760,000; consequently, the $65,000 increase […]

Allan Morphett unexpectedly dies

Allan Morphett unexpectedly dies

Between Thursday evening and Friday morning, Idyllwild Water District President Allan Morphett passed away in his home. Morphett, born March 1944, was 69. He had been an Idyllwild resident for many years. In May 2012, his wife, Maggie, passed away after a long bout with cancer. In 2003, he was elected to the IWD board […]

Endangered frogs released at James Reserve

Endangered frogs released at James Reserve

The effort to re-establish the endangered mountain yellow-legged frog in its native habitat took a large step forward last week …

Grace Moore is grand marshal

Grace Moore is grand marshal

Longtime Idyllwild resident Grace Moore is this year’s Fourth of July Parade grand marshal. Idyllwild Rotary Club, parade organizer, made the announcement which came as a surprise to Moore who said she didn’t know why they would pick her. “It’s fantastic,” she said when reached by telephone in Oregon. “I was quite surprised.” Her long […]

Clarks to make changes to newspaper

Clarks to make changes to newspaper

On June 28, Becky and Jack Clark become the new owners of the Idyllwild Town Crier. Following in the footsteps of the Town Crier’s founder, Ernie Maxwell, the Clarks are bringing a local, family-owned paper back to Idyllwild. For the past 19 years, Tindle Newspapers Ltd., a private British company, has owned the Town Crier. […]

Fire commission to study parcel fee increase

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 addressed […]

GSOB inspections continue

GSOB inspections continue

During a recent Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council inspection, Eliott Taylor closely examines a tree trunk for signs of the Goldenspotted Oak Borer.

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