One traffic incident on Hill roads last week

Even with a busy Memorial Day on the Hill, the California Highway Patrol reported only one incident — an injury crash on private land...

Idyllwild man charged with attempted murder

An Idyllwild man has been charged with three felonies in a shooting incident that took place in Los Angeles. According to Richard Santiago, media relations...

News of Record: June 1, 2017

Sheriff’s log The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station responded to the following calls Sunday to Saturday, May 21 to 27. Idyllwild • May 21 — Public...

Cal Fire suspends burn permits

(This is taken from a Cal Fire press release.) After a wet winter, warming temperatures are quickly drying out the abundant annual grass crop....

HUSD and teachers reach tentative agreement

(This is taken from an HUSD press release.) The Hemet Unified School District on Thursday, May 25, announced that the district and the Hemet...

Twelve people rescued from the wilderness over the weekend

(This story was taken from a State Parks press release.) Mt. San Jacinto State Park spokesperson Todd Friedman reported four rescues involving 12 hikers...

Measure W still an issue for IFPD

By Kris Kirschbaum Contributor Idyllwild Fire Protection District held its regular commission meeting on Tuesday, May 23, a meeting that lasted three-and-a-half hours. Vice President Larry...

Coexisting with a bear

The black bear featured on last week’s cover continues to roam the Idyllwild area. It showed up at the Tisos’ Mountain Center ranch around Wednesday, May 10, but they didn’t see it for several days.

Post 800 honors the fallen

Ret. Navy Capt. Ned Roberts, a long-time resident, was the featured speaker at Memorial Day at American Legion Post 800 Monday. Roberts recounted some of the many friends he lost during his 30-year naval career and the need to bring back the remains of fallen servicemen from other countries.

IWD directors’ learning curves and growing pains

With the exception of Steve Kunkle, members of the Idyllwild Water District Board of Directors are all new to their positions. They are learning the ropes as they go, and in some areas there is a steep learning curve. During the special meeting of the board on Wednesday, May 24, there was lengthy discussion regarding the pipeline project scheduled for an area including Bicknell, South Circle, and Marian View and a segment of Cedar Street.
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