Hundreds listen to fire team and local leaders

The community meeting about the Cranston Fire drew dozens of local residents. It became standing-room-only when more than 100 chairs were filled, and more...

Food, supplies available for fire victims

Residents of the Hill communities who are low on food, living expenses or basic supplies can find relief thanks to several organizations. The Idyllwild HELP...

Spotlight on Membership renewals

Two more weeks until the one-year anniversary of our announcement of the Town Crier Membership Model, and four more weeks until the anniversary of...

Seeking EMax award nominees

For the eighth consecutive year, the Idyllwild Town Crier is requesting nominations for the annual Ernie Maxwell Community Spirit Award. Bring your nomination to...

Four arrests during Cranston Fire evacuation

According to Lt. Zachary Hall of the Riverside County Sheriff's Hemet Station, four arrests were made during the Cranston Fire evacuation last week. Deputies stopped...

Medlock hearing for Silver Fire arson moved to June

Stephen Patrick Medlock, 52, a transient, charged with arson for igniting the 2013 Silver Fire, had his July 26 felony settlement conference moved to...

Ribbon Fire threatens Pinyon

While the attentions of most on the Hill were absorbed in dealing with the Cranston Fire, Pinyon residents had to contend with their own...

News of Record: August 2, 2018

Sheriff’s log The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station responded to the following calls Sunday to Saturday, July 22 to 28. Idyllwild • July 22 — Suspicious...

The personal stories of Hill residents during the Cranston Fire

Editor’s note: Instead of interviewing folk in our community about this fire that came so close to swallowing our towns, we decided to...

Vehicle crash fatality identified

The name of the Anza man who was killed in a one-vehicle collision at about 9:20 p.m. Friday, July 20, 1/4-mile east of Cahuilla...
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