Initial Thoughts: What’s in the water?

In case, you don’t have the time to read the entire paper, I’d like to direct your attention to two brief articles. The subjects...

Initial Thoughts: “Anonymous” questions …

Several people have chosen to post questions online at the end of some stories and letters to the editor regarding the Idylwild Fire Department...

Initial Thoughts: Political largesse, earmarks and public policy …

Sue Nash, the Press-Enterprise editorial board and the Town Crier have overlapping but dissimilar views of good government. A once well-known Massachusetts Democratic Congressman, Tip...

Initial Thoughts: We need and need to know about IFPD …

On Monday, I received a question which is below. I responded and asked the writer if she wanted it printed as a letter to...

Initial thoughts: The community is part of the solution for IFPD...

Is the Idyllwild Fire Protection District suffering from a financial crisis? Is it or is it not approaching insolvency? If IFPD were fiscally healthy,...

Initial Thoughts: Make a New Year’s resolution — make a phone...

Since I began writing this column, I’ve been encouraging you to get involved in our community. It’s good for you and clearly good for...

Initial Thoughts: Christmas thoughts — past and present …

As we quickly approach the end of 2011, the Town Crier’s 65th year and the centennial of our founder, Emax, Ernie Maxwell, I wish...

Initial thoughts: Christmas wish …

Many of the following thoughts may be obviated after Tuesday night’s Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) commission meeting. This was the first meeting of the...

Initial Thoughts: Who are we? Getting older …

Idyllwild’s 2010 census data frightens me. Not the aging population, that was expected. In fact, Idyllwild has been home to a larger percent of elderly...

Initial Thoughts: Thanks

Well, the Thanksgiving holidays are past. Most of us are planning for Christmas, New Years and the other special days between now and the...
s2Member®