Share/Bookmark By Mimi & Hooch “Did you leave me because I am too old?” A senior male Chihuahua abandoned at ARF is wondering what he did wrong. “Is it because I need some dental attention, or because I can’t keep up with you on the walk?” And another abandoned dog, a beagle puppy, is asking, […]
Share/Bookmark60 years ago – 1951 At a joint Chamber and Lions Club committee meeting, members announced plans for a community recreation program, which the Lions would fund. Plans included hiring a paid recreation director and installing playground equipment. 55 years ago – 1956 A grand opening celebration was held for the new Richfield service station […]
Share/BookmarkDear TWY, After vacationing in Idyllwild and reading the Town Crier, I saw your food column. When I was growing up, my mom made the best homemade taco meat mixture with ground beef, tomato sauce and spices. I wonder if you have a recipe (not using a package mix) that I could try and substitute […]
Share/BookmarkHi everyone! Dinner party disaster? Yep, we have all had them. Mine happened several years ago when I invited old friends up from Rancho Santa Fe in San Diego County. They own a beautiful home on a knoll with maid’s quarters, so I took care to make a special dinner to impress. Since we were […]
Share/BookmarkBy By Mimi and Hootch Do you need a new best friend? Then I might be just what you’re looking for! My name is Riley. I am a 3-year-old Shepherd mix who is looking for her forever home. I love to play and am very smart! I have a ton of energy, am independent minded […]
Share/Bookmark60 years ago – 1951 Hikers from the Pathfinder camp experienced a near-tragedy when lightning knocked them to the ground while descending San Jacinto Peak. 55 years ago – 1956 The Norman Roys of Garden Grove purchased 9 acres of the Pauley Ranch off Delano Road, and announced plans to build a “deluxe trailer park” […]
Share/BookmarkThere’s a saying, “You can have your own opinions but you can’t have your own facts.” Unfortunately, many are now selecting unique and sometimes bad facts to convince others of the merit of their opinion. For instance, in Mr. Oyen Hoffman’s “Another point of view” [published in the June 30 edition of the Idyllwild Town […]
Oh, sweet Bobby McGee, if only you could tell us your story. Were you born with the physical challenges that you bear with such grace and good humor? Did someone literally kick you out into the streets because they couldn’t understand you — or didn’t have the small measure of patience it takes to love you?
Share/Bookmark60 years ago – 1951 The Chamber of Commerce, working on a community recreation program, was raffling off a brand new Chevrolet to raise money for Town Hall. 55 years ago – 1956 The first tour of mountain homes was sponsored by the Idyllwild Community Church Guild. Among the tour homes were Florence Schisler’s Hi […]
One of the best ways to enjoy our mountain this time of year is a summer camping trip. I would encourage everyone to dust off those old packs and head out to experience our mountain habitat in its full glory.