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Debra A. Varnado

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Residents build momentum in effort to bring quiet skies back to...

Concerned about increased commercial air traffic over the Hill, and wanting to preserve peace and tranquility in the San Jacinto Mountains, several residents have formed...

Health care on the Hill — your thoughts, please

Editor’s note: Debra Varnado had an experience causing her to question emergency healthcare on the Hill. She plans to follow up on this issue...

Idyllwild residents help make dreams come true in Haiti

Institut Edeline in Croix-des-Bouquets, (Beudet) Haiti, is built of concrete and lots of rebar to fortify it against the destructive earthquakes and hurricanes that...

Fire spotters keep sights on ‘Jewel of the Mountains’

Idyllwild residents live in one of the most wildfire-prone forests in the country, with vivid, scorched reminders of past blazes dotting the evacuation routes...

Idyllwild to welcome ‘awesome, inspiring athletes’ to June 9 run/walk

The longest-running, community-wide sporting event on the Hill will take place Saturday, June 9, with hundreds of runners and walkers pushing themselves beyond their...

Boy Scouts to allow girls to join its flagship programs

The chief organization in the U.S. noted for teaching leadership, building character, and developing outdoor and other life skills in pre-teen and high...

Idyllwild Girl Scout Troop 533 is up and running

Spring in Idyllwild has been especially fruitful this year, bringing not only the familiar trumpet-shaped daffodils  reaching for the Sun, and May’s customary light...

Air traffic above Hill baffles, annoys residents

Unlike the skies in major metropolitan areas in Southern California, the skies over Idyllwild are not crowded with roaring jet aircraft and crisscrossing contrails. Many...

Helter-skelter prices at the pump provoke mixed reactions

Californians already pay more on average for gasoline than motorists in other states. Now they’re watching as prices spiral upward to levels not seen...

Art Alliance of Idyllwild presents Eye of the Artist this Saturday

Art Alliance of Idyllwild members are still buzzing with excitement after last month’s successful grand opening of their Art Visitors Center in the Courtyard...
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