BREAKING NEWS: Silver Fire 95 percent contained, Twin Pines evacuation lifted

UPDATE 7:15 A.M., Monday, Aug. 12 The Silver Fire news this morning, Aug. 12, is both good and tough. The fire’s size is now estimated...

Varied opinions over medical marijuana dispensaries

Editor’s note: The Town Crier continues to solicit opinions, pro and con, on legalizing medical marijuana dispensaries in Idyllwild. Last week’s article “Marijuana dispensaries closed...

Forest Service, Cal Fire and environmental groups advocate prescribed burns

Last week, California fire agencies and several private environmental groups announced their intent to cooperate on educating the general public about the value of...

Marijuana dispensaries closed down

Riverside County Code Enforcement and Sheriff’s deputies closed two medical marijuana dispensaries Tuesday afternoon for violations of land-use codes. One is located at the...

Fire Safe Council begins to update Community Wildfire Protection Plan

Executive Director Edwina Scott and President Chris Kramer of the Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council, want to revise and bring the Hill’s last Community...

Potential vegetative fire debris hot topic: Abatement and removal of trees subjects at MAST

Local fire officials held their Mountain Area Safety Taskforce meeting last week, about one year after the Mountain Fire. No fires were burning on...

Pine Cove boy found after nearly 24 hours

Timothy "Timmy" Mejia, 14, has been missing since 4 p.m. Wednesday, when he was last in contact with his mother Alexis Camacho. His family...

Details for Witham Memorial Ceremony announced

Vista Grande Hotshot Brent Witham, who was killed Aug. 2, while working on the Lolo Peak Fire in Montana, is coming home Monday, Aug....

Jo’An’s in the center of town to return to a park

Dave Butterfield, new owner of the Jo'An's Restaurant property in the center of Idyllwild, confirmed tonight that the building will be razed by the...

Laser show on Lily Rock aims to awe on Fourth

Charles “Chic” Fojtik and wife Pamela were firework show devotees prior to moving to the Hill. Pamela, who died on Christmas Day 2016, missed...
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