News of Record: March 12, 2015

Fire log The Idyllwild Fire Station did not provide fire logs for last week. Sheriff’s log The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station responded to the following...

Idyllwild Pharmacy damaged but nothing stolen in break-in

Around 1 a.m. Saturday, a would-be thief or thieves broke into Idyllwild Pharmacy. Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies were on the scene within 11 minutes of...

New county supervisor begins term

The Hill’s new county supervisor, Chuck Washington, former Temecula city councilman, was officially sworn into office last week. But he publicly took the oath...

The 2015 Mountain Community Patrol board

The 2015 Mountain Community Patrol Board of Directors posed for this photo. The members (front row, from left) are Jon Engle, 2nd vice president; Judi Milin, secretary; and Annamarie Padula, treasurer. Back row, from left are John Edminston, president;  Bob Rahman, vice president; and Mel Goldfarb and  Brian Lodge, members at large.

Talking soil

Ben White discusses soil preparation and quality to the Garden Club at the general meeting open to the public Tuesday, March 3, at the Idyllwild Community Presbyterian Church.

Living Free holds community meeting

Ed O’Rourke (back to camera), chair of the Living Free Board of Directors, addresses a gathering of volunteers, staff and residents at a “Town Hall” gathering Saturday morning to discuss the new efforts to rebuild and rebrand the sanctuary. The new leadership reports that more pets were adopted out in 2014 than in the entire 30-year history of the organization. At the current rate of adoptions, this may reach 300 pets for 2015.

Youth Grantmakers announce four awards

For the third consecutive year, the Idyllwild Youth Grantmakers awarded grants to several local groups whose efforts will enhance the community and activities for...

Few attend Art Alliance’s first public session

The Art Alliance of Idyllwild Board of Directors held the first of its public sessions at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 7, but only the...

Dry and drier: forecast drought

The recent flurry of rain and snowstorms have not yet made a significant addition to the Hill’s water supply. Consequently, the drought is expected...

Two feet of snow fell at Saddle Junction

Last week, George Tate reported 9.5 inches of snow in Pine Cove. But far more fell higher up the mountain. Two intrepid mountaineers —...
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