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Cranston Fire roundtable, part 1

Some of the Cranston Fire roundtable participants, from left to right: Cal Fire Division 6 Chief Bill Weiser, Idyllwild...

Fire restrictions in IFPD territory

The Town Crier published a story in the June 20 edition about fire restrictions imposed by Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) Chief...

Miss Sunshine’s General Store

Shelly Downes, owner of Miss Sunshine’s General Store. Photo by Emma Diaz Idyllwild has a general store...

Idyllwild man arrested

Emergency calls made stating man was throwing machetes at trees Alleged suspect, 47-year-old John Gordon Byrns, was...

Mountain fire agencies train at Hurkey Creek

Battalion Chief Jesse Park of Cal Fire addressing the firefighters after lunch. Photos by Melissa Diaz Hernandez

‘We found the ancient warrior in each of them’

“And so, since this is my last moment with this wonderful Idyllwild world … we play a little encore now, and...

Idyllwild Strong Benefit Music Festival is back 

Carlos Reynosa (right) performed at Idyology with a full band during the 2017 Idyllwild Strong Music Festival. Photo by Jenny Kirchner

Mark LaMont is new IFPD chief, or is he?

The Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) Commission unanimously approved the Acting Fire Chief Mark LaMont’s contract officially making him fire chief at...

Safer, stronger and sustainable

Rep. Raul Ruiz updated on progress of highways 74 and 243 Congressman Raul Ruiz (CA-36) discussing the...

Sought-after entertainment journalist to speak at Idyllwild Storytellers one-year celebration

Bruce Fessier interviewing Tom Hanks back stage at the McCallum Theatre in 1993. Photo courtesy of bruce fessier