Caltrans wins! Boulder loses.

“All lanes on SR 243 are open,” Cal Trans Public Information Officer Terri Kasinga announced Wednesday night about 6:30 p.m. After battling a 48-ton boulder...

CHP to conduct DUI checkpoint Friday night

The California Highway Patrol San Gorgonio Pass Area will be deploying a DUI checkpoint in an undisclosed location of the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley area...

Overturned vehicle on Highway 74

Photo by Dr. Charles "Chip" Schelly California Highway Patrol and ambulance are responding to an overturned two-door vehicle near White Post Turn on Highway 74...

Boulder 3; Caltrans 1 Progress on eliminating Highway 243 blockage

While the boulder that has closed Highway 243 between Pine Cove and Idyllwild since Sunday night maintains its position, Caltrans is making progress today. With...

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...
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