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Category: Mountain Folk

Mountain Folk: Remembering our friend Steve Hudson

Mountain Folk: Remembering our friend Steve Hudson

On 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 […]

Mountain Folk: Johnson gives family tour of Vinson

Mountain Folk: Johnson gives family tour of Vinson

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 son […]

Mountain Folk: McKnight to attend Naval Academy

Mountain Folk: McKnight to attend Naval Academy

Danielle McKnight, Hemet High School 2011 graduate, will enroll Thursday morning, June 28, as a member of the U.S. Naval Academy’s class of 2016, is majoring in marine engineering technology.

Mountain Folk: Local qualifies for Boston Marathon

On Sunday, June 3, Pine Cove resident Mark Dean qualified for the Boston Marathon. He ran the San Diego Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon in a time of 3:41:44. He needed to finish in less than 3:55 to qualify in his age category. Dean could be seen running around Idyllwild while he trained for the past […]

Mountain Folk: Services to honor Maggie Morphett

Mountain Folk: Services to honor Maggie Morphett

Several services and events to honor and to celebrate Maggie Morphett’s beautiful life have been planned. A bagpipe concert and dinner will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 3. Traditional Scottish food and bangers for those that do not have a taste for haggis, neeps and tatties, will be available. On Wednesday, July 4, the […]

Mountain Folk: Wesley Kell graduates Navy Boot Camp

Twenty-two-year-old Wesley Kell, son of 20-year part-time Idyllwild resident Paul Kell, will graduate from Navy Boot Camp in Great Lakes, Ill., on May 26. Prior to boot camp, Wesley attended a 10-month training through the Navy SEALS P.U.D.S. program. Upon graduating from boot camp, Wesley plans to begin SEALS training at Coronado Island. Wesley attended […]

Mountain Folk: In the clouds

Mountain Folk: In the clouds

Don and Juli Gary celebrated their 45th Wedding Anniversary in the clouds. Here they are sky-sailing from Warner Springs Airport.

Mountain Folks: Alpacas as an investment

“Alpacas as an Investment” was featured on the CBS News Sunday Morning March 25. Included in the segment were Anza resident, Julie and Don Roy. They were chosen because of their published material on alpacas as a business and the strength of their Internet presence about alpaca farming.

Mountain Folk: McKnight to attend Naval Academy

Mountain Folk: McKnight to attend Naval Academy

Danielle McKnight, Hemet High School 2011 graduate, has been selected to attend the U.S. Naval Academy, class of 2016. After her graduation from the Maine Maritime Academy in early May, she will return to Idyllwild for some rest before begin her duties in Annapolis in late June, according to her grandfather, Jim Kent. To get […]

Mountain Folk: Oprah class winner

On Friday, Feb. 24, Idyllwild resident Maureen Jones entered a lottery to win tickets to Oprah Winfrey’s Lifeclass in celebration of her 68th birthday. On Sunday, Feb. 26, Jones received an email she thought was spam. Instead, it was notification that she’d won a ticket for herself and a guest to attend that class at […]

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