Supervisors “sort of” approve more sheriff’s deputies: But funding awaits...

In principal, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors has granted the sheriff authority to continue to increase staffing in the unincorporated areas of the...

Illegal trail construction creating forest problems, fire hazards

Three local individuals have been caught and cited for constructing illegal trails in the San Jacinto RangerDistrict of the San Bernardino National Forest. All received...

Semi truck trailer tips over edge of 74, closing highway

Thursday evening, about 6 p.m., a semi-truck carrying three passenger vehicles tipped on Highway 74 near mile post 89 (above Banning). The passenger vehicles...

PHOTOS: Town commemorates 9/11

The U.S. flag flying over Hwy 243 during the 9-11 Ceremony and then all day in memory of the tragedy

Idyllwild School students learn about farming

Students at Idyllwild School learned about the benefits and “super powers” of fruits and vegetables from Farmer Kaito Friday morning, Sept 4, at Idyllwild School. Here, fifth and sixth graders pick out what fruits and vegetables they want after learning all about them from Farmer Kaito.

Overflow crowd seeks El Niño information

About 150 people crowded the Idyllwild Library Community Room, lobby and doorways on Tuesday night, Sept. 1. All seats were taken and all walls...

Val Velez honored in the Congressional Record for HUSD initiatives

Representative Dr. Raul Ruiz (CA-36) read into the Congressional Record a commendation of Idyllwild resident Val Velez for her work on behalf of students...

Fire in Santa Rosa area

At 4:08 p.m. Tuesday, U.S. Forest Service firefighters were dispatched to a vegetation fire off of Highway 74 in the Santa Rosa area. The fire's...

Fire danger with squatter camps grows with winter approaching

“The problem is not necessarily the squatter camps, it’s that there are people who are homeless,” said Chief Patrick Reitz, Idyllwild Fire Protection District....

County receives $4 million for endangered species protection

In August, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the awarding of more than $37 million in grants for endangered or threatened species in...
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