Past Tense: May 12, 2016

  65 years ago - 1951 The Lions Club was making plans to construct a children’s playground adjacent to Town Hall. 60 years ago - 1956 It was...

Past Tense: June 19, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 Chuck Holmes was the local boy selected for Boys State by the American Legion Post 800.   60 years ago - 1954 The...

Past Tense: Jan. 10, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 At the Idyllwild Dairy, Liz, a 7-year-old Guernsey, hit a maximum yield of 11 gallons of milk per day. 60...

Past Tense: April 13, 2017

70 years ago - 1947  The U.S. Forest Service reported the insect situation had become critical in the Idyllwild area. Warm weather added another hatch...

Past Tense: January 26, 2017

70 years ago - 1947  The Chamber of Commerce announced that a deputy sheriff would be assigned to the area, and a new switchboard would...

Past Tense: August 1, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 Formal opening ceremonies were to be held to mark the completion of the Banning-Idyllwild Highway. 60 years ago - 1953 The U.S....

Past tense: August 14, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 Jim Wellman displayed a 140-pound mountain lion, the 30th one he had killed in the mountain region since he began...

Past Tense: December 4, 2014

  65 years ago - 1949 Pete Hibbert passed away. He had been the lookout atop Tahquitz Peak for many years.   60 years ago - 1954 The American...

Past Tense: October 6, 2016

60 years ago - 1956 The Riverside County Board of Supervisors denied two liquor license applications from Idyllwild businessmen who sought to break the barrier...

Past Tense: November 3, 2016

70 years ago - 1946 Ernie and Betty Maxwell founded the Town Crier in the attic of their home using a mimeograph and handwritten headlines. 60...

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