Holiday Closings: July 4, 2015

Hill businesses and institutions that will be closed Saturday, July 4, to observe Independence Day.

Idyllwild Fire preparing for leaner 2015-16 budget

Financial issues dominated the agenda of the June 23 Idyllwild Fire Protection District meeting, as the commission began preparing for the coming fiscal year. The...

Sheriff Sniff visits Idyllwild: Body cameras, budget and staffing important issues

Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff met with the editorial and reporting staff of the Idyllwild Town Crier last week. One of the first topics discussed...

Fire lookouts important component of fire protection

During fire season, federal, state and local fire agencies are at maximum alert; and a cadre of nearly 300 volunteers provides critical help. The Fire...

Too many violations for driving under the influence cost local his...

Rob Rutherford, 57, of Idyllwild, will have no more court hearings for a while. After another arrest for driving under the influence, he pleaded...

Fairly calm on mountain highways

California Highway Patrol reported two minor incidents on mountain roads over the last week. Public Information Officer Darren Meyer noted neither collision involved other...

News of Record: July 2, 2015

Fire log Idyllwild Fire Station responded to the following calls, Monday to Sunday, June 22 to 28.   Idyllwild  • June 22 — Two walk-in medical aids. • June...

AMR now Pine Cove ambulance service

As the morning sun was rising over Idyllwild Wednesday morning, Pine Cove residents awoke to a new group of emergency medical providers. American Medical...

Fireworks illegal throughout county

Riverside County Fire, Law and Code Enforcement officials remind residents and visitors that fireworks are illegal in Riverside County; meaning that individuals may not...

Sheriff’s K9 training in Idyllwild

Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies brought several bloodhounds to Idyllwild last Wednesday for training exercises. Deputy Robert Ochoa poses with his charge, Windy, 15 months, who was certified at age 7 months. Ochoa said the bloodhounds will be training more in Idyllwild because of the cooler temperatures.
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