More slides on Hill highways

The CHP reports two "mud, dirt or rock" slides affecting travel to or from the hill. One was reported at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday on Highway...

Snow visitor traffic tests local infrastructure

Idyllwild is finally on the map as a snow visitor destination. And that is the good and bad news. Last weekend, snow visitors overwhelmed the...

Boulder 1; Caltrans 0

The boulder, which has closed Highway 243 since Sunday night, is strongly resisting Caltran’s efforts to reduce it and remove it. The boulder has broken...

Snowstorms and tourists cover the Hill

The 2015-16 El Niño arrived last week, and while much of Southern California was drenched in rain, snow covered the Hill. According to the...

Highway 243 closed due to boulder

On Tuesday morning, Jan. 12, Highway 243 remained closed between Idyllwild and Pine Cove, and Caltrans had no estimate of when the highway would...

A passage between Pine Cove and Idyllwild may be available; but...

According to one Lakeview Drive resident who contacted the Town Crier, a bypass between Idyllwild and Pine Cove is available but she strongly encourages...

Sun returns to the Hill

It’s sunny already in Idyllwild. The largest storms have passed. Roads are cleared and the obstacles are more often vehicles stuck or unable to...

Local wildlife enjoy snow

After 6 to 12 inches of snow fell in Idyllwil overnight, the local fauna were unprepared but enjoyed the drought relief.

News of Record: January 7, 2016

Fire log The Idyllwild Fire Station responded to the following calls, Monday to Sunday, Dec. 28 to Jan. 3. Idyllwild • Dec. 28 — Medical aid, Strong...

Idyllwild Fire advises not to cover hydrants with snow

The Idyllwild Fire Protection District is reminding everyone not to bury or block fire hydrants when moving or removing snow from their driveways, as...
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