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PHOTOS: How Idyllwild does Halloween

The village of Idyllwild was overrun with hundreds of characters on Saturday, as the Halloween Parade made its way down North Circle Drive, collecting treats along the way, and into town, where the carnival fun began. Photos by Cheryl Bayse

Big 100th

Long-time resident Lee Ralstin (center) of Pine Cove celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday with a party put on by family and friends. Her birthday was Thursday, Sept. 17. Surrounding her, from left, are granddaughter and husband Audrey and Perry Kiehtreiber of San Jose and son and daughter-in-law Lee and Rose Myers, also of San Jose.

Semi truck trailer tips over edge of 74, closing highway

Thursday evening, about 6 p.m., a semi-truck carrying three passenger vehicles tipped on Highway 74 near mile post 89 (above Banning). The passenger vehicles...

Idyllwild School students learn about farming

Students at Idyllwild School learned about the benefits and “super powers” of fruits and vegetables from Farmer Kaito Friday morning, Sept 4, at Idyllwild School. Here, fifth and sixth graders pick out what fruits and vegetables they want after learning all about them from Farmer Kaito.

VIDEO: Idyllwild’s Mountain Disaster Preparedness presents “Prepared for El Niño” on...

Some 150 residents packed into the Idyllwild Library on Tuesday evening, Sept. 1, to hear about the forecast for an El Niño fall and...

PHOTOS: Skate Bash

Zac Archuleta of Orange County and part of The Lost Boys Project, jumps over five people as fellow skaters watch on in awe last Saturday at the Idyllwild Skate Park. The Lost Boys Project’s vision is to provide an awesome, safe environment to build up, mentor and develop students in their academic and daily life, and spiritual journey in their Christian faith.

Report water waste on state website

To help Californians save more water this summer, the State Water Resources Control Board, the California Department of Technology and Save Our Water announced...

PHOTOS: Monday air attack on Anza Fire

Monday afternoon air attack on Anza Fire. Photos by Jenny Kirchner

Creature Corner: July 9, 2015

Hurray for Scarlett. The gray kitten has gone to her forever home. Peanut, also known as Paco, is a 5-year-young male Chihuahua. Despite all the...

Search for history of parade leads to old-timer talks

First of all, there really wasn’t a plan for part two. I thought I was done but here I am writing about this subject again. It started after I wrote an article for the Town Crier’s other publication, Palms to Pines Magazine, last May. It was titled “Idyllwild’s Patriotic Parade” and it spoke of the history and the long-standing tradition it brings.