Fatality on Highway 74 shuts down traffic for hours Saturday

A head-on collision at about 6:50 p.m. Saturday, April 18, resulted in a fatality that closed Highway 74 in both directions near Bull Canyon...

Fern Valley enters Stage 3 water shortage emergency

Fern Valley Water District is now in water shortage emergency Stage 3; implementation rules will be disseminated over the next few weeks. The district...

IFPD investigating tax increase and other revenue options

The Idyllwild fire Protection District Finance Committee is going to explore the options for placing a parcel fee increase on the ballot this fall....

HUSD drops bus pass fee

Idyllwild students attending Hemet High School will no longer need a bus pass, thus saving their families about $520 annually for the pass. “Parents will...

IFPD schedules special finance meeting to discuss finances and taxes

The Finance Committee of the Idyllwild Fire Protection District has scheduled a special meeting at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, in the district's conference/training...

Fire in Idyllwild destroys workshop

A late-evening fire on Saturday destroyed the workshop of Karson Meltzer on Marian View Drive. Idyllwild Fire responded and kept the fire confined to...

No snow precipitates governor’s executive order mandating water reductions

The continuing grip of the drought has resulted in a new executive order imposing mandatory water reductions throughout the state. On Wednesday, April 1, the...

Major injuries in Mountain Center crash

At 11 a.m. Monday, March 23, a motorcycle driven by Zachary Thibodeaux, 18, of Indio, collided head-on with a vehicle containing a family and two small children.

NWS works out new deal with IFPD

Wednesday, March 18, the Town Crier reported that, after a Tuesday meeting with National Weather Service officials here in Idyllwild, the Town Crier had...

Dry and drier: forecast drought

The recent flurry of rain and snowstorms have not yet made a significant addition to the Hill’s water supply. Consequently, the drought is expected...
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