Past Tense: April 7, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Ranchers and property owners in the Anza Valley organized an electric cooperative to bring electricity to 300,000 agricultural acres. 60 years...

Past Tense: March 31, 2016

60 years ago - 1956 The American Legion Post 800 elected Kent Bischof to be Idyllwild’s representative to Boys State. 55 years ago - 1961 The Idyllwild...

Past Tense: March 24, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Hazel Cress raised more than $60 for the Mountain Branch of the American Red Cross going door-to-door  in a single-day...

Past Tense: March 17, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 A civilian flyer  crashed in the Dutch Flat area. Rescuers had found him stumbling barefoot along the highway,  after spending...

Past Tense: March 10, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 The Forest Service announced that, beginning in summer, it would issue a special certificate to everyone who climbed to the...

Past Tense: March 3, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Snow plows were busy with a 2-foot snowfall. 60 years ago - 1956 Chamber Membership Chair Glenn Froehlich reported that reaching the...

Past Tense: February 25, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Ideas for community betterment were discussed at a Chamber of Commerce meeting. Among the suggestions offered: youth projects and recreation...

Past Tense: February 18, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 The Lions Club was making plans to construct a children’s playground adjacent to Town Hall. 60 years ago - 1956 It was...

Past Tense: February 11, 2016

  65 years ago - 1951 Town Crier founder and publisher Ernie Maxwell was the moderator of the Chamber’s Community Night for “the Hillfolk’s get-together to...

Past Tense: February

65 years ago - 1951 Idyllwild Fire Chief Bill Price had his truck equipped with a radio so he could keep in touch with...
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