A couple of lost dogs were reunited with their humans on this busy holiday, which made for a good weekend. And, the concerns of the young men who found a baby kitty in a woodshed soon became a success story as they found the perfect family to love and care for their little found ball of fur. Good job boys.
In these photos from the Sept. 20, 2001 edition of the Town Crier, Idyllwild residents respond in positive ways to the tragedy that affected all Americans. 60 years ago – 1951 Idyllwild had 450 full-time residents. 55 years ago – 1956 The Christian Science Church was being built on Cedar Street. 50 years ago – […]
Advertised as “For all the hardworking people on the Hill,” the Market Place at Pine Cove offered unleaded gas for $3.49 per gallon on Saturday, Sept. 3, and the community heartily responded. The market also offers a Loyalty Program in which customers bring receipts for five full fill-ups and receive two tickets to the Rustic Theatre.
Mountain Disaster Preparedness (MDP) has scheduled its second-annual Idyllwild Shake Up Drill and Simulation from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 10 and is encouraging everyone in the community to participate. MDP volunteers, along with personnel from the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) and the MDP Core Medical Team. will man an Incident […]
Marisa Boccone, 43, of Palm Desert, pleaded guilty to felony burglary last week. She had been arrested on Aug 10. The Sheriff’s Department reported she was arrested on suspicion of felony burglary of a residence in the 25000 block of Oakwood Street in Idyllwild. At her Sept. 2 felony settlement hearing, Baccone pleaded guilty and […]
Teri Blackburn, who had pleaded guilty to elder abuse last month, was sentenced to 60 months of probation as well as being committed to the custody of the Riverside Sheriff’s Department for 363 days. Blackburn was originally arrested in Pine Cove last October. She pleaded guilty on June 27.
The Twin Fire near Twin Pines Road was contained within hours and only burned 5 acres, according the Riverside County Fire Department. Combating the fire resulted in the closure of Highway 243 for several hours Tuesday afternoon. The fire was reported about 12:45 p.m. and was contained by 1:20 p.m. Responding fire departments included federal […]
Even before regulations implementing the recently enacted state fire fee are implemented, State officials submitted proposed changes to ensure a higher fee. Last week. State officials drafted the changes, which include raising the fee to $175 and setting the minimum fee level at $150. Revenue generated by the law would be eligible for fire protection […]
Hot weather and lower fuel moisture have prompted the San Bernardino National Forest to increase fire restrictions, effective Thursday September 1, 2011. Forest officials are taking these steps to prevent human-caused fires and raise public awareness as the summer continues to get warmer and dryer. Most wildfires on the San Bernardino National Forest are human-caused […]
Hot has been the order of the day for the last week. With the temperature topping 90 degrees for several days in a row, it was simply too hot for hiking or climbing. Too hot for just about every other outdoor activity I could think of besides swimming. All of us Idyllwilders know swimming options […]