Share/Bookmark Hemet High School senior Erec VonSeggern received a $2,000 performance grant from the Hemet Community Concert Association. He performed the second movement from John La Montaine’s “Sonata for Solo Flute.” Erec will attend Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis., as a music major.
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Share/BookmarkJan Priestly’s pottery was selected for the recent 2013 Potters Council show entitlae “Green.” The show was last week in Houston, Texas … Local composer Peter Davison received another nomination from the Hollywood Music in Media organization, for best classical composition, “Mount Tahquitz” from his CD “Forest Home.” Nominations were announced in February and the […]
Share/BookmarkNominated for two Hollywood Music in Media awards, local composer Peter Davison had planned to go the Nov. 15 event. In an earlier interview he stated that once moving to Idyllwild last fall he hated leaving the Hill. “It was an honor to be nominated amongst such talented composers, but I’ve done so much glitz […]
Share/BookmarkKaziah Wood of Fern Valley is in Mrs. Kyris’ third-grade class at Idyllwild School. She is a mini-member of the Pleasant Valley 4-H club. This year, she entered the Southern California Fair for the third time. Kaziah entered her dog Matilda in the dog showmanship class. Kaziah’s friend Ben, owner of Mountain High Pet […]
Share/BookmarkLongtime Idyllwild resident Pat Parish, devoted wife to Bob, passed away on the evening of Sept. 11. Pat had been a member of the Peace Corps, a Rhodes Scholar and dedicated her life to education. Plans are being formulated for a service 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Idyllwild Community Presbyterian Church. As these […]
Brandon Opliger (son of Rocky Opliger, retired US Forest Service, San Bernardino National Forest) in the left photo, taken approximately in 1989. Opliger was in an IFPD engine. His mother Lori (Friemoth) Richter worked for IFPD and Brandon was four or five years old. The right-hand photo is Brandon now, age 26, employed with the U.S. Forest Service, Cleveland National Forest, on the Palomar Hotshot Crew, out of Oak Grove Station.
Share/BookmarkOn June 15, Cody Wohlman, Idyllwild School from kindergarten through eighth grade and a Hemet High School graduate, earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of California, Davis. While there, he focused on large animal treatment. He and his wife Silvia, who also graduated last month, have passed their state and national licensing […]
Share/BookmarkOn Saturday, July 7, Idyllwild resident and Idyllwid Arts faculty member Steve Hudson unexpectedly passed away. Among his many talents, such as teaching and lecturing about art history, Steve created a cartoon strip for the Town Crier. He had several collaborators who did the drawing and Steve provided the humor. He will be missed […]
Share/Bookmark Last weekend families of U.S. Navy servicemen and women stationed on the San Diego-based aircraft carrier Carl Vinson had the opportunity to greet their loved ones, board the Vinson and go 40 miles out to sea and watch carrier-based aircraft take off and land. Steve and Margie Johnson and family members met up with […]