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

Homeless population within county growing: Fewer counted in Idyllwild

Last week, Riverside County’s Department of Public Social Services released the results of its 2017 winter homeless survey. In January 2017, the survey identified 2,413...

Supervisors want to keep three-person fire crews: County fire budget still...

The Ad Hoc Fire Committee of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors did not agree fully with the recommendations to save nearly $12 million...

Brennen Priefer and Beth Swanson honored for contributions at Idyllwild School

At the end of March, the Hemet Unified School District held its annual Employee of the Year Celebration. Every year, each department and school...

New fire engine coming to Pine Cove

A new fire engine, the promised Type 6 model, has been purchased and is on its way to Riverside County Fire Station 23...

IWD considering changes in several policies

Forgiveness of big bills, new water rates on agenda The Idyllwild Water District held a special workshop last week to discuss changes to its water...

School district, teachers at impasse on salary deal; Mediation next step

As reported previously, the Hemet Unified School District and its teachers are trying to negotiate a new salary schedule. However, the private negotiations reached...

McKinney pleads guilty to one felony drug charge: Also, two misdemeanor...

Since the beginning of February, Dwight McKinney, 53, of Mountain Center has been arrested four times. Each arrest was based on drug-related charges, both...

Daniel Ellis pleads guilty to possessing stolen property: 32-month state prison...

Daniel Ellis, 24, of Mountain Center, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of receiving a stolen Kawasaki motorcycle. He was sentenced to two years...

Physician speaks out for single-payer healthcare: Insurers not salvation for private-sector...

Dr. Thomas Kluzak, a retired physician from Wichita and former head of the University of Kansas Medical School’s Pathology Department, spoke Saturday at the...

Legislature ratifies road-repair revenue plan: Governor will sign bill

By JP Crumrine News Editor It only took one week, after announcing an agreement to finance major repair and maintenance of California’s road and highway systems,...
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