Two new faces will join the Idyllwild Fire Protection District Commission in December. Nancy Layton, the leading vote getter, and Rhonda Andrewson will join incumbent Commission President Jeannine Charles-Stigall on the Commission. Only 22 votes separated the top three candidates. The fourth candidate, former Fire Chief Steve Kunkle finished a distant fourth, 64 votes behind […]
Approximately 66,000 vote-by-mail ballots will be mailed to voters starting Monday (July 29) for the Rancho California Water District and Idyllwild Fire Protection District mail ballot election on August 27. Ballots should arrive in mailboxes by the end of the week. To be counted, the Registrar of Voters office must receive the voted ballots by […]
The Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce announced its slate for election of directors at its Monday, April 16 meeting.
A divided Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) commission selected President Pete Capparelli to fulfill the final two years of former Commissioner Ben Killingsworth’s term. After a debate about how many votes were sufficient to make the decision, whether Capparelli could vote for himself and then a call for advice from legal counsel was the decision […]
Idyllwild Fire District Commission President Pete Capparelli has asked his colleagues to select him to replace former Commissioner Ben Killingsworth, who resigned in September. The commission will decide on Killingsworth’s replacement at its Nov. 8 meeting. In addition to Capparelli, three other men have submitted applications. Two have experience working as firefighters or with fire […]
In the second consecutive election, voters rejected the incumbent Idyllwild Fire commissioners and chose challengers to manage the district. Voters also told the commission to find another way to improve its finances before raising taxes. Measure G was soundly trounced. Newcomer Jerry Buchanan and long-time resident, Larry Donahoo easily won the commission seats up for […]