Mountain Disaster Preparedness training a reality check

For the first time in a drill conducted by Mountain Disaster Preparedness (MDP), the Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) committed its resources to the simulated event.

RMRU rescues hiker on Marion Mountain

On Sept. 10, 2011, at 4 p.m., deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department responded to the area of the Marion Mountain Trail near...

Rainbow over Mountain Center

Driving home to Idyllwild on Monday evening, Sept. 5, Kristin Goffman saw this beautiful rainbow near Mountain Center.

Gov. vetoes cell phone use bill

Governor Jerry Brown vetoed Senate Bill 28, which would have significantly increased fines for using a cell phone without a hands-free device while driving...

Carey takes on new mission: Idyllwild forester to work in foreign hot spot

San Jacinto District Forester Hal Carey is leaving the Hill and the Forest Service to take up a new foreign mission with the U.S....

IFPD commissioner responds to grand jury allegation of conflict of interest

Editor’s note: In the June 2011 Grand Jury report, item no. 5 stated, “A Board Member has an arrangement as a paid on call...

Idyllwild business closures and relocations

The Mountain Restaurant, after two sets of owners, is closing. New owners Jambey and Emily Dixon, who bought the business from Le Cordon Bleu-trained...

Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit celebrates 50 years

The Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit (RMRU) celebrates its 50 birthday on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Country Club at Soboba Springs...

Idyllwild School academic performance steadily improves

Idyllwild School’s Annual Performance Index (API) soared 29 points, the largest gain in the district, to 873. Hemet Unified School District’s (HUSD) overall API...

Idyllwild Community Center planning reignited

A new committee of about 10 local residents has been constituted to develop a plan for the anticipated Idyllwild Community Center (ICC). The group,...
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