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Category: Only In Idyllwild

Only in Idyllwild: Lost keys

About a week ago, I parked my car and walked a mile or so with my dogs to the end of Marion Ridge Drive and into the very large field below it. I didn’t realize until I returned to my car that I had lost my keys. Over the next week, I retraced my steps […]

Only in Idyllwild – November 21, 2013

We inadvertently left three bills on the hood of the car and some good Samaritan came along on the street and picked them up and put them in the mailbox for us. And we appreciate that. Ward and Gloria Herrick Idyllwild  

Only in Idyllwild – November 7, 2013

Lasca Terhorst (who is a beautiful 93) and I went to lunch last Wednesday at the Gastrognome. We had a lovely lunch by the fire. When we were finished, our waitress asked, “Did you see those two Marines sitting in the back?” I looked but they had already gone. She then said, “They picked up […]

Health fair coming soon

On Saturday, Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Idyllwild HELP Center co-hosts its fourth-annual Health and Resource Fair at Fern Creek Medical Center, 54910 Pine Crest Ave. The fair, with co-host Dr. Ken Browning, offers free health services including flu shots, a variety of screenings (blood sugar, visual acuity, body and body […]

Halloween offers scary fun

Halloween offers scary fun

Runners and zombies race through the woods Saturday during the first Idyllwild Zombie Run. Zombies in full attack mode tried to pull the runners’ red flags before they reached the finish line at Idyllwild’s Ghost Town. Photo by Jenny Kirchner         You can run, but you can’t hide; Halloween is approaching fast […]

So you think you know the Hill?

So you think you know the Hill?

This week you are again challenged to identify the particular spot depicted in this Hill photograph. It might be the exterior of a building or surrounding grounds of a commercial, governmental or nonprofit premises, or a public place in Idyllwild, Pine Cove, Fern Valley or Mountain Center. The prize is tickets to the Rustic Theatre, […]

Bobcats and Sharks

Bobcats and Sharks

The Bobcats take control of the ball and head down the field against the Blue Sharks. Photo by Jenny Kirchner

Student of the Week

Student of the Week

Valana Marcus, an eighth grader at Idyllwild School, was chosen student of the week for always doing her personal best. Photo by Jay Pentrack

Only in Idyllwild: A driveway Christmas present

Like many retired householders in this down economy, I have dawdled this year over home improvements. But the week before Christmas I was feeling energetic and determined that I needed to bite the bullet and take care of some long overdue tasks. I went over to Harold K. Smith Materials and asked Keith if he […]

Only in Idyllwild: Far and wide …

On Monday night, Oct. 8, five local women were in the Courtyard Gallery. Four were early arrivals for the Idyllwild Reading Group’s monthly discussion and the other was an artist hanging her work. The conversation drifted back to the book we had discussed the previous month, “The Dove Keepers” by Alice Hoffman. This historical novel […]

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