Head-on fatal Anza collision now ‘attempted murder’

A previously reported head-on fatal collision in Anza has now been reclassified as “attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon” by the California...

Free composting workshop in Idyllwild on Saturday

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources will host a free backyard composting workshop in Idyllwild on Saturday June 20. The free “how-to” backyard composting...

Steele’s videos extol Idyllwild

As the Town Crier earlier reported, CBS shot a video a few weeks back with PGA Tour golfer Brendan Steele showing off his Idyllwild...

Fire officials vigilant as fire season begins

The potential danger of the coming fire season, exacerbated by the number of dead and dying pines, was the main topic at the June...

County funds come to the Hill

On Tuesday, June 16, Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington asked his board colleagues to approve the use of Community Improvement funds for...

Underground water monitoring continues

Monitoring of underground leakage of petroleum products is continuing near and around the Chevron Station in Idyllwild. RM Environmental Inc. of Calimesa continues to monitor...

Hemet Unified previews large budget increase: More teachers, one result

The proposed 2015-16 budget, along with the Local Control Accountability Plan, were presented at the Hemet Unified School District board meeting Tuesday, June 2. The...

Idyllwild Water considering policy changes related to drought

“Water consumption is down. People here are environmentally sensitive,” General Manager Tom Lynch last week told John Cook and Warren Monroe, the directors who...

Cal Fire crews conduct trail abatement in Poppet Flats

  Fuel abatement in historical burn areas is an ongoing responsibility of firefighting management and crews. Wednesday, June 3, Cal Fire and Riverside County Fire...

Ranch Fire limited to 4 acres Sunday

On Sunday, a brush fire in Garner Valley was reported about 1:45 p.m. The U.S. Forest Service, along with units from Cal Fire, Riverside...
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