Past Tense: January 28, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 The paper shortage created by the Korean War caused  the Town Crier to announce it was limiting the number of...

Past Tense: January 21, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Twenty-four men, representing areas from Thomas Mountain to Pine Cove, were taking training as members of the Emergency Auxiliary of...

Past Tense: January 14, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Dr. M.M. Null directed the set up of Town Hall’s basement as a Red Cross emergency clinic. Its purpose was...

Past Tense: December 24, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Two men, Mike Dunn and Bill Bratton, set a record for the hike from Idyllwild to Palm Springs, reaching the...

Past Tense: December 17, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Hill businesses were stocking up for the holidays. Woodland Crafts’ beautiful hand-blocked luncheon cloths were “gifts to excite the most...

Past Tense: December 10, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Plans were set for a reforestation project along the highway near the dump. Idyllwild School children were going to assist...

Past Tense: December 3, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 The Idyllwild Riding Club was going to present a real “bang-up” Western show at the Idyllwild Stables arena. 60 years ago...

Past Tense: November 26, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 “Red,” a barking dog, awakened his sleeping neighbors about 2 a.m. He was alerting them that there was a fire...

Past Tense: November 19, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Plans for state riding and hiking trails received a boost when Hector Switzer inspected portions of the local trail system...

Past Tense: November 12, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 U.S. Forest Service officials inspected the newly paved Banning-Idyllwild Highway before it’s acceptance into the national forest system. 60 years ago...
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