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Marshall Smith has been writing for the Town Crier since 2005. His favorite quote is: '"Some men see things as they are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were, and ask why not." Robert Kennedy quoting George Bernard Shaw

Two traffic incidents on Hill roads over the last week

The California Highway Patrol reported two incidents on Hill roads over the last week. At 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, George Lohr, 69, of Bodenwohr,...

Poppet Flats resident arrested for making criminal threats

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Richard Beatty confirmed the March 11, arrest of Poppet Flats resident Joseph Jordan, 21, for making criminal threats against...

Copter evacuates injured hiker from Suicide Rock

Cal Fire performed a successful helicopter evacuation of an injured hiker from the Sunshine Face of Suicide Rock on Sunday, March 19. According to Jody...

Police activity on Sunday evening

Police activity beginning around 7 p.m. Sunday, March 19, that began in the area of Canyon and Marian View drives in Idyllwild and concluded...

What should you do in an active-shooter incident? Preparedness is critical...

  By Marshall Smith Staff Reporter The Mountain Emergency Services Committee monthly public meeting on Thursday, March 16, had a full house. Even though the MEMSCOMM meetings...

Supervisor names two locals to fill CSA 36 vacancies

Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington named two Hill locals, Mark Garrett and Ted Janka, to fill the two vacant seats on the...

New recycling bins in post office lobby

Karin Greenwood and Idyllwild Postmaster Kelly Gates worked together to create paper recycling opportunities in the U.S. Postal Service lobby. “Paper only is what can...

Idyllwild Arts senior wins national award

Idyllwild local and Idyllwild Arts Academy senior Ben Cruz was one of eight visual artists nationally to be awarded the highest honor by the...

Local farmer’s market resumes March 19

Idyllwild will once again have a farmer’s market, according to Nancy Nunez. “It will start up again on Sunday, March 19,” said Nunez. She is...

Youth Grantmakers award $4,000 to nonprofits

The Idyllwild Youth Grantmakers held its fifth-annual grant award ceremony on Thursday, March 16, in the Idyllwild School cafeteria. Sixteen Idyllwild Middle School students...
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