Past Tense: January 11, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 At the Idyllwild Dairy, Liz, a 7-year-old Guernsey, hit a maximum yield of 11 gallons of milk per day. 65 years...

Out Loud: The Town Crier

Back when newspaper advertising dropped in 2009 all over the country after the real-estate bubble burst, we put staff on furlough and slashed costs....

Readers Write: Search for flying squirrels

Editor: Regarding the flying squirrels search in the San Jacinto Mountains in Idyllwild, would it be possible to relocate some of the flying squirrels from...

Creature Corner: January 4, 2018

Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” ARF cats and dogs discussed their new year hopes. Little Girl: Happy New Year! Anabel: And I hope...

Past Tense: January 4, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 A Christmas fire at the dump caught many firemen in their Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes. Swede Pitt tramped among the the burning...

Chief Concerns: Preparedness & Readiness for a Wildfire — Part II

By John R. Hawkins Fire Chief & Operational Area Fire & Rescue Coordinator & William Weiser, Division Chief Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department Go! is the...

Creature Corner: December 28, 2017

Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” ARF celebrated several dog and cat adoptions. Little Girl: So, how was everyone’s Christmas? Alvin: It was pretty...

Past Tense: December 28, 2017

70 years ago - 1947 A snowfall of 12 to 24 inches was believed attributable to dry ice dropped from a plane sent by Hemet...

Creature Corner: December 21, 2017

Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,”  ARF welcomed a litter of three puppies to the ARF family. Little Girl: Wow, have I got...

Past Tense: December 21, 2017

70 years ago - 1947 Everyone was invited to the first Christmas party in Town Hall. Ernie Maxwell was master-of-ceremonies and Charles Kretsinger led the...
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