House fire on Azalea Trails Road Friday

Friday evening, Feb. 23, a single-family home burned on Azalea Trails Road, north of Pine Cove. The fire was reported about 5:45 p.m. Cal Fire,...

No injury in traffic crash

At 11:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, Megan Reeves, 30, of Idyllwild, was traveling west on Highway 243. She failed to park correctly, and her...

3.8 tremor between Anza and desert

A large (magnitude 3.7) earthquake occurred about 10:45 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26. It was about 11 miles east/southeast of Anza and 18 miles southwest of...

News of Record: March 1, 2018

Sheriff’s log The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station responded to the following calls Sunday to Saturday, Feb. 18 to 24. Idyllwild • Feb. 18 — Alarm...

Aklufi hearing moved to May

DA still pursuing embezzlement conviction Joe Aklufi, former city attorney for Beaumont, and one of seven city officials charged with embezzlement, had his Thursday, Feb....

The Town Crier Membership list continues to grow

By Becky and Jack Clark Co-publishers We thank you all for your continuing support of the Town Crier and our community. We are actively seeking new, younger...

Dr. Richard MacNeal: an entrepreneurial philanthropist

By Don Stoll Idyllwild Arts Manager of Communications and International Student Relations “That’s ancient history. I’ll tell you what resonates today, though.” Bill Lowman, Idyllwild Arts Academy’s founding president, could...

Pinyon homicide trial set for late March

More than 10 years after the crime and 20 months since the defendants were re-arrested and re-charged, Judge Bernard Schwartz of the Riverside County...

Caine suddenly dies

Cancer takes another thoughtful mind Geoffrey Caine passed away Saturday, Feb. 24. He was 71 years old. Caine, along with his wife Dr. Renate Caine,...

IWD finds more efficient staffing plan for treatment plant

Seeks new director The Idyllwild Water District had a short and relatively noncontroversial agenda for its Feb. 21 meeting. The board agreed to hire a third...
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