No injuries, damage in 3.1 quake

Thursday morning, Aug. 17, an earthquake magnitude 3.1 occurred on the Morongo Indian Reservation just north of Cabazon and Banning. The quake was felt as...

Bud Wellman, grandson of early Hill settlers, dies

On Monday, July 31, James Frances Wellman Jr., “Bud,” as he was always known, died surrounded by loved ones. He was 95. With his...

Fern Valley Water considering rate increase

A possible rate increase and change to the water-rate model is on the horizon for Fern Valley Water District customers. At a workshop following their...

Sheriff Sniff discusses budget, crime with TC

Despite money woes, crime down first half of 2017 Last week, Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff visited Idyllwild. During his discussion with the Town Crier...

Library eclipse viewing party popular

At 9:30 a.m. already about 75 people had gathered at the Idyllwild Library for a solar eclipse viewing party. The library has a telescope...

The eclipse in Idyllwild — Beware of fake eclipse glasses

By Jack Clark August 19, 2017, 6:50 a.m. UPDATED August 20, 2017, 2:25 p.m. The greatest eclipse of the sun in U.S. history will take place this...

Catherine Dearing new Idyllwild Water director

Catherine Dearing was selected as the newest director of the Idyllwild Water District. At the Aug. 16 meeting, the board unanimously chose Dearing to...

Halloween Ghost Town finds a prospective home on the lake

Local nonprofit Young Idyllwild has a new prospective venue for its Haunted Ghost Town. And it looks as if it will be at Lake...

Small blaze near Lake Hemet Saturday

A quarter-acre brush fire started early Saturday evening near Lake Hemet. In less than two hours after it was reported at 7:08 p.m., the...

Does the Town Crier have a future?

Our readers must decide On June 28, 2013, our small, close corporation purchased the Town Crier, which had not made any money during the previous...
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