Creature Corner: September 18, 2014

She’s all ears — mixed in with a lot of love, obedience and fun in such a small package. Tammy, also known as Billie...

Out Loud: Upgrades …

Remarkable upgrades occurring  now and in the recent past show that Idyllwild’s artistry doesn’t just reside on canvas. The geniuses of the Rechtfertigs surprised us...

Dr Know It All: Business, movies, sharing and more …

Dr Know It All can answer any of your questions. He just happens to know everything. Dr Know It All selects a few letters...

Readers write: We all need community …

Editor:  My name is Pamela. Our family recently moved to Idyllwild. We knew this move was the right choice for many reasons, but we also...

Readers write: Sign removal hurt groups …

Editor: I was upset to learn Caltrans had removed yard-sale and open-house signs along Highway 243 Friday before Labor Day weekend. I noticed Saturday morning...

Past Tense: September 11, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 Dorothy Lewis was back from a visit to Bamako, Republic of Mali, Africa, where her son was working.   60 years ago...

Fire and Forest: More safe roofs, promising new code …

Seventy-six is an attractive number, especially in the United States. It brings up the Declaration of Independence (1776), or perhaps the 76 trombones Professor...

Before Our Time: Saunders Meadow was more than a road ...

  Saunders Meadow has supported educational programs for the past 70 years, but its varied history reaches back far earlier than the 1940s. Thanks in...

Out Loud: Government meetings …

People often ask us why we report on so many government meetings when most small-town newspapers do not. It’s pretty easy to explain though not...

Readers write: MCP members disappointed …

Editor: The members of the Mountain Community Patrol, Idyllwild, are a group of senior volunteers ranging in age from 65 to 81-plus. As volunteers for...
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