Chief Concerns: What does the incident commander do at an emergency...

  Editor’s note: Chief Hawkins uses an imaginary, but realistic, scenario to describe the thought process and actions of an incident commander during a...

Readers Write: I stand with you, Israel

Editor: There is but one God for all of us. So why are there so many religions? Since the beginning of time, the stronger ones...

Readers Write: Public Records Act request

Dear Dr. Schelly: Recently, the Idyllwild Water District Board of Directors held a hearing to approve a new water rate structure defining two classes —...

Readers Write: Laser show may be insensitive

Editor: I am an artist, and as an artist, I can appreciate the intent behind the proposed light projection on Tahquitz Rock. It will no...

Readers Write: A salute to the laser show

Editor: Dave Barry has remarked that there’s nothing one can ever say or do but somebody else will take it much too seriously. I’m alluding,...

Readers Write: No laser lights; go see fireworks

Editor: I agree with Rob Muir — a glitzy laser show projected on Tahquitz Rock is inappropriate for our village of Idyllwild. Our Fourth of...

Readers Write: In answer to Dr. Tom’s queries

Editor: I read Dr. Tom’s statements on the Bernie Sanders tirade against Russell Vought with great interest. It prompted further reading about the incident which was...

Creature Corner: June 29, 2017

Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” Patrick introduced himself to the ARF cats. Bobbie: You know, Anabel, I was lying around this weekend,...

Past Tense: June 29, 2017

70 years ago - 1947  It was announced that whoever was nearest the button would blow the fire siren daily at noon. No guarantee was...

Winter is coming

By Marsha Kennedy Idyllwild Snow Group Idyllwilders are, for the most part, an independent and resourceful sort. Residents have born the demands of snow-play visitors for...
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