Past Tense: March 8, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 The proprietor of Thorn’s General Store, Pine Cove, advertised, “I’ll sell you stuff if you’ll hunt me up. It’s too...

Readers Write: ‘Forest Service budget suffers under Trump’

Editor: This headline shows  needless and unacceptable partisanship for the front page when it mentions President Trump’s name. Many others were involved in developing the...

Readers Write: Bullet vs. bullet

Editor: We are again presented with stories of people being killed by an AR15 rifle, and are faced with questions about the weapons used. Let’s...

Out Loud: March 8, 2018

In facing my 60th this year, along with other friends in Idyllwild who happen to share that distinction, and many of my Florida high-school...

Creature Corner: March 8, 2018

Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” ARF cats met Al the dog. Little Girl:  Another busy week! Indigo: OK, we’re ready. Give us the...

Out Loud: Sacramento

I took my grandson Carter with me to Sacramento last week for the annual California News Publishers Association’s Government Affairs Day. While he stayed in...

Readers Write: To Barry J. Fox

Editor: To the gentleman who requested chiropractors cover veterans in Idyllwild: When I read your letter in the Town Crier asking chiropractors to join the...

Past Tense: March 1, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 With the Southern California Council of Camera Clubs about to visit the Hill, local folk were urged to look...

Creature Corner: March 1, 2018

Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” ARF cats talked about Taz, the newest ARF dog. Little Girl: So, we have another new dog. Sadie:...

Past Tense: February 22, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 For the PTA Founders’ Day tea, mothers were asked to bring pennies to match their age. They were permitted, however,...
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