65 years ago – 1949 Idyllwild experienced 4 feet of snow over a 10-day period in which temperatures never rose above freezing. 60 years ago – 1954 Willard Payne recalled the early days. He and his wife came for camping trips in 1909 when Fern Valley was waist-deep in ferns with only an occasional tree. […]
Hooray and paws up to Dozer, our Lab-mix, who has a new home minutes from the beach, and a new name — Luigi. Chelsea is looking for her forever home to do her favorite thing — sit on her bed and just look pretty. This senior gal has a gorgeous coat with a tail to […]
In last week’s Idyllwild Fire Protection District story on page 16, the date of the next meeting was incorrect. The correct date is Tuesday, Jan. 28. Town Crier regrets the error. In the Mountain Community Patrol photo on page 14 of last week’s issue, Dan Maring’s name was submitted mispelled and Jon Engel was submitted […]
Fire log The Idyllwild Fire Station responded to the following calls, Tuesday, Jan. 14 to Monday, Jan. 20: Jan. 14 — Medical aid, Idyllwild. Jan. 15 — Medical aid, Idyllwild. Jan. 16 — Two medical aids, Idyllwild. Jan. 17 — Good intent call, Idyllwild. Jan. 17 — Two medical aids, Pine Cove. Jan. 17 — […]
The 2013-14 flu season continues to worsen. Last week, Riverside County reported two more deaths related to influenza. A man, 63, and a girl, 9, died after being hospitalized, according to Barbara Cole, director of disease control for the Riverside County Department of Public Health. The man died last week and tested positive for the […]
Congressman Dr. Raul Ruiz was in Idyllwild Wednesday, Jan. 22. He met with the Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council at their office. Later in the afternoon, he was shown several of the FSC’s projects. A full story will appear in the Jan. 30 edition of the Town Crier.
On the morning of Jan. 7, award-winning, local freelance photographer Jenny Kirchner discovered that her car had been burglarized and all of her photography equipment stolen while she was on assignment for a San Diego client in Palm Springs. The equipment, consisting of Canon camera bodies, lenses and a variety of supplies valued at more […]
One companion of the drought conditions is the native bark beetle …