Opinion: Self-awareness benefits all

I moved to Idyllwild on July 9 and was privileged to sit in on the County Service Area 36 meetings July 14 and 27,...

Opinion: Disagree, don’t attack

After reading the letters to the editor and coverage of the recent events in Idyllwild, I had to wonder to myself what had happened...

Opinion: Costs of fire insurance

Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) underfunding, added to fees for CAL FIRE protection areas, Brown’s chopping the “Super Tanker” — all these mean something...

Opinion: Opportunity for change

I am hesitant to even write this letter, with the affection both my husband (since his Boy Scout days!) and I have had for...

Opinion: Succinct and insightful

As I sit here playing my dobro, anxiously awaiting the opening of the new park where I can play chess under the pines and...

Opinion: Let’s stand up for the good guys

First off, I would like to state that in over 30 years on the Hill, I have been hesitant to respond to delusional letters...

Opinion: John Simpson, my friend

In published in the July 28 issue of the Town Crier, Norm Cassen wrote that John Simpson, former president of the Idyllwild Community...

Opinion: It’s the Town Crier’s fault

Last week, you published a letter to the editor that included one man’s opinion that John Simpson of the Rainbow Inn was driven by...

Opinion: ICRC is development company

In 1969, Jack Garner sold land in Garner Valley to a development company. Not wasting any time, like Idyllwild Community Recreation Council (ICRC), they...

Opinion: I’m impressed. But!

Perhaps I should be less critical of specific town residents given their filthy mouths? Hmm. Bill Brown and Jeff Stone took control of a failing...
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