California’s water crisis affects the Hill

Rainfall since Oct. 1, 2021, the beginning of the current rain year, has been 11.4 inches. In the five months since Jan....

Forest fire restrictions raised last week

Officials with the San Bernardino National Forest raised fire restrictions Thursday, May 26, due to the danger from current and anticipated worsening...

What victims can teach us after the fire

Fire is reshaping the American West. Communities in Wildfire Urban Interface zones, like ours, live in constant tension with a devastating force...

HUSD issues statement of district safety following Uvalde tragedy

Editor’s note: Hemet Unified School District issued this statement to parents and guardians of students Friday, May 27. HUSD then gave a...

Members, send Becky your email address

As pointed out last week, if you are a Town Crier Member you’re not limited to the print-on-paper version, you also have...

Sex offender registration continues for ranch manager near Idyllwild

Keith Harper in his sex offender photo and in a Colorado court recently. Photo courtesy of David Gotfredson By...

News of Record: May 26, 2022

Idyllwild FireThe Idyllwild Fire Protection District responded to these calls from Monday to Sunday, May 16 to 22. •...

The dilemma of property insurance on the Hill

The California Department of Insurance (CDI) is rolling out new regulations mandating that insurers in the state offer discounts to policyholders who...

Lake Hemet water district restates water emergency

The Lake Hemet Municipal Water District (LHMWD) Board of Directors restated its declaration of a water shortage emergency, Ordinance No. 176, last...

IWD finally adopts conservation stage

Fern Valley Water District (FVWD) has been in Stage 3 since September 2021, Pine Cove Water District has been in Stage 2...
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