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JP Crumrine

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JP Crumrine is news editor of the Idyllwild Town Crier newspaper.

Snow pack missing, winter storms haven’t arrived

Last week, officials from the state Department of Water Resources conducted the annual January snow pack survey. But unlike January 2017, DWR found little...

Huntley pleads guilty, sentenced to probation

On Thursday, Jan. 4, Christopher Huntley, 47, of Idyllwild, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon (a non-firearm) or...

Snow Group’s ‘No parking’ signs posted, local fined

While the first snow of the 2018 winter arrived this week, the California Highway Patrol has already begun vigilantly enforcing the “No Parking” and...

Idyllwild Water chooses consultant to review rates, make recommendations

The Idyllwild Water District directors chose NBS of Temecula to study the current water and sewer rates, and propose possible changes to the rate...

Idyllwild joins national Women’s March on Jan. 20

For those women, or men, who can’t get to Washington D.C., Philadelphia, or Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 20, or New York or Las...

Flu here and spreading

It’s January and, of course, the influenza season has begun. While headlines and breaking news stories are not calling attention to the annual illness,...

Dry winter expected

Drought and fire danger ahead While the 2017 winter La Niña was much wetter than expected, the National Weather Service expects the 2018 version to...

Fern Valley Water defers selection of new director

While the Fern Valley Water District Board of Directors held a special meeting on Thursday, Dec. 28, to interview candidates for the vacant board...

Fern Valley Water raises its rates: Large turnout for hearing, but...

In 2018, Fern Valley Water District customers will see higher water bills. After the public hearing Friday, Dec. 29, FVWD directors unanimously approved the...

Private surveillance seems to be helping

Three months later, the presence of a night-time security team seems to have dissipated the conversation about a crime wave submerging the Hill. In September,...
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