IFPD budget in good shape: Commission performs autopsy on Measure W’s...

At its April 26 meeting, the Idyllwild Fire Protection District commission addressed a wide variety of issues. A preliminary presentation of next year’s budget...

Supervisors are against County Fire absorbing all salary increases: Other departments...

Riverside County’s impending budget problems are not diminishing. The state still has shown no willingness to alleviate the budget ramifications of shifting the In-House...

Committee struggles to build community interest in recreation issues

The CSA 36 Advisory Committee is struggling to find ways to increase attendance at its meetings. Attendance has been meager, even though funds for...

Fire reported behind Idyllwild Arts

U.S. Forest Service firefighters were dispatched to the Idyllwild Arts campus Monday afternoon after reports of a fire. The vegetation fire, called the Apela Fire,...

Injured climber hoisted off Tahquitz Rock Sunday

A rock climber was rescued Sunday afternoon. One climber, a member of group, was injured and Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire had to use a helicopter...

Caltrans to add rumble strips on 243: Up to 30-minute delays...

(This is from a press release Caltrans issued recently.) The California Department of Transportation, Caltrans and VAP Construction of La Mirada will begin work to...

Wet winter mitigates drought: Hearty grasses could bring fires to stressed...

The National Interagency Fire Center issued its outlook for the summer 2018 fire season on Monday, declaring that drought conditions have improved in most...

Responders: In evacuation, leave promptly when told

A capacity crowd turned out on Tuesday, April 25, to hear first responders and disaster-response experts discuss issues surrounding “what to know, what to...

UPDATE: Smoke drifting to Hill from distant fire

The Hill is experiencing drift smoke from the 30-acre Opera Fire currently burning out of control in the hills north of the city of...

IWD proceeding with pipeline project; foregoes well project

The Idyllwild Water District is tentatively moving forward on a project to replace pipelines from Bicknell and Reed lanes along Marian View Drive and...
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