Tuesday morning, Riverside County dedicated the “Heroes” mural on the back wall of the Idyllwild Library. More than 100 people showed up, including 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington, first responders from Idyllwild Fire, Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and the artist, Keith Blum. Photo by JP Crumrine
At the “Heroes” mural dedication Tuesday morning were (from center) Riverside County Sheriff’s Capt. Leonard Purvis, the artist, Keith Blum, (behind Blum) Idyllwild Fire Chief Patrick Reitz, Supervisor Chuck Washington and Suzanne Holland, assistant director at the county’s Economic Development Agency, who authorized the mural when Blum offered to create it. Photo by JP Crumrine