Supervisors make effort to avoid accidental Brown Act violations

Most often the press writes about some Brown Act, California’s Open Government law, violations committed by a board or commission. But last month, the Riverside...

Highway closure: emergency or inconvenience?

Even though the boulder that closed Highway 243 between Idyllwild and Pine Cove from Jan. 10 to 13 is gone — mashed into pebbles...

Idyllwild Water cancels meeting with only one director absent: Election of...

The Idyllwild Water District meeting for Jan. 20 was canceled “due to lack of necessary quorum,” according to the Jan. 19 announcement memorandum from...

Three canine graves on Forest Service land lead to investigation

Three fresh graves discovered recently on U.S. Forest Service land led to a forensic investigation of the site. The graves, in a canyon near...

Power outage blankets Idyllwild area

A power outage affected the wider Idyllwild area beginning at 7:44 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25. Affected areas included most of Idyllwild, Pine Cove and...

Traffic fatality on Hill roads

An 80-year-old man from Pomona died on Highway 243 when his car spun out of control and overturned on Friday, Jan. 22. Everett Mitchell was...

Propane prices vary widely, are negotiable

Editor’s note: We will update prices regularly from as many companies as will furnish us the information. If companies refuse to furnish us information,...

Trashed: Visitors compromise public areas with mountains of rubbish

Touted as having the cleanest forest in America and known for its pristine hiking trails and serene vistas, Idyllwild got a sobering dose of...

Vehicle rollover fatality near Pine Cove

At 9:24 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, the Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with Cal Fire received a report of a traffic...
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