55 years ago - 1962
Foster Lake opened for trout fishing.
50 years ago - 1967
Fire commissioners voted to purchase a portion of the Idyllwild Inn property as a site for the new fire station.
45 years ago - 1972
Jessica Hamilton just couldn’t wait. She was delivered in the fire department ambulance near Keenwild while mother Penny was en route to the hospital.
40 years ago - 1977
The local Lions Club chapter celebrated its 30th anniversary and prepared to begin its fourth decade.
25 years ago - 1992
With two minutes left of the final game of the Idyllwild Basketball League season, players began a fast break toward the door at the Desert Sun Science Center gym. The teams were reacting to an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale.
20 years ago - 1997
The Riverside Transit Agency conducted a survey to see if there was a need for a bus service on the Hill.
15 years ago - 2002
Idyllwild Water District, already in Stage 2 water conservation, was considering a jump to Stage 3.
10 years ago - 2007
Idyllwild Middle School students Hannah Luna and Gina Drell came home with awards from competing in the Southern California Science Olympiad, winning in the “Write it, Do It” category.
5 years ago - 2012
Idyllwild School was again selected as a Title I Academic Achievement recipient.
1 year ago - 2016
For the third year, U.S. military veterans returned to Idyllwild as thru-hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail. They were part of “Warrior Hike: Walk Off the War.”