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Opinion: Gift giving 2011

As the pressure of gift giving approaches, many of us are starting to think beyond the traditional gifts. Consider supporting small businesses that provide services most of us need. Ideas include a gift certificate from the local hair salon or barber, a gift especially needed by the job hunter. An oil change or other maintenance […]

Past Tense: Nov. 24, 2011

Past Tense: Nov. 24, 2011

65 years ago – 1946 Mrs. Huston at the Cedars Cafe in Fern Valley beside Strawberry Creek advertised that she wanted to trade a lawn mower for snowshoes. • • • At Sanborn’s Market in the village, coffee was selling for 35¢ a pound, 5 pounds of potatoes was 19¢ and short ribs were 29¢ […]

Creature Corner: Nov. 24, 2011

Creature Corner: Nov. 24, 2011

ARF orphans’ wish list: a warm bed to call my own, plentiful food in my bowl, a kind human touch to my fur, the leash, treats, and most of all, that special car ride to my new forever home. Four paws up to Duke, the chow chow, for having his Thanksgiving wish come true.

Long Valley Plan ready for review

Long Valley Plan ready for review

The California Department of State Parks and Recreation has released the draft management for Long Valley, in the Mt. San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness. The area comprises approximately six acres of the park’s total 13,700 acres. It sits at the top terminus of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. This plan is the result of […]

Outside Idyllwild: Suzuki sleigh ride and other stories …

When you own a Suzuki Samurai with a white stucco paint job named Floyd, you know that car is meant for some hillbilly four-wheeling. With Les Walker at the wheel, you also know that you are going to be both thrilled and a little afraid. Once again, I get a text from Les that reads […]

That Was Yummy!: Slow cooker herb apricot stuffing

Thanksgiving is my favorite time of the year. It revolves around food in my house. We had a tradition to prepare a wonderful meal. Ever since I was a little girl, I remember helping my dad in the kitchen early on Thanksgiving morning. We worked together to get the turkey ready to stuff and put […]

Morphett and Monroe management team still minds Idyllwild Water

Morphett and Monroe management team still minds Idyllwild Water

Allan Morphett and Warren Monroe were re-elected president and vice president of the Idyllwild Water District (IWD) Board of Directors last week. Morphett was first elected president in December 2005 and Monroe was chosen vice president in December 2003.The duo has served on the board since December 2003. The board is considering changes to its […]

Idyllwild business changes and a milestone

Idyllwild business changes and a milestone

New Idyll Awhile owners, Candy Cupboard marks 30 years under Patty McKee and more …

Another Point of View: A Little Perspective

I can respond to the “occupier” and Conor O’ Farrell in one fell swoop. These types of folks simply deplore this country and the framers’ ideas of free trade, small government and free-market capitalism. In addition to their hatred for what is the greatest country on the planet, they have no depth to their understanding […]

Idyllwild  Skate Park now open most days

Idyllwild Skate Park now open most days

Staffed by volunteers, the Idyllwild Skate Park currently open most days, except on Fridays, from noon until dusk.

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