Extreme heat results in climber rescue from Tahquitz Rock

By Jon King Exclusive to the Town Crier Editor’s note: Idyllwild resident mountaineer Jon King was involved with the rescue of two climbers this past Saturday...

Fire threatens local communities

The Manzanita Fire, burning east of Highway 79 in Lamb Canyon, grew to 5,800 acres by mid-Tuesday and was 20 percent contained as of...

Saints and angels help ARF save lives

On May 31, Janice Murasko received a call from Edgar Santiago at Living Free. Murasko is the director of the Animal Rescue Friends of...

The Big One, San Andreas major quake, coming

Dr. Lucy Jones, known for her years as the face of U.S. Geological Survey earthquake study and information, has retired from government employ and has shifted her focus to advocacy for earthquake preparation and building community interconnectedness.

Fern Valley Water District adopts summer 4/10 schedule

Office remains open five days a week   A contentious item on the Fern Valley Water District board’s action agenda last Friday was approved by a...

Earthquake jolts Idyllwild Sunday morning

3.5 preliminary magnitude   A shallow earthquake jolted Idyllwild at 8:14 a.m. Sunday June 18. The quake was centered 5 miles south-southwest of Idyllwild at a...

Gooch granted probation subject to future terms

Shawn Gooch, 39, of Idyllwild, was arrested in October and in November pleaded guilty to the charge of inflicting corporal injury with a prior...

News of Record: June 22, 2017

Sheriff’s log The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station responded to the following calls Sunday to Saturday, June 11 to 17. Idyllwild • June 11 — Alarm...

Pine Cove Water approves record budget

Non-water revenue up   The directors of the Pine Cove Water District held a busy meeting Wednesday, June 14. Besides adopting a new budget, they addressed...
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