Chief Concerns: We Want to Save Your House From Fire —...

By John R. Hawkins Fire Chief Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department A major wildfire is burning below the ridge and above Hemet. You wonder if the fire...

Fire and Forest: Roof replacement going well …

Roof replacement going well … News about the Mountain Community’s Fire Safe Council’s reroofing program has appeared in this column before, but now that it...

Past Tense: August 1, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 Formal opening ceremonies were to be held to mark the completion of the Banning-Idyllwild Highway. 60 years ago - 1953 The U.S....

Paid Political Letters: Don’t vote for Steve Kunkle …

Editor: Steve Kunkle, a former water district employee, is running for the water district board. I’ve read a couple of his letters, and I feel...

Readers write: Again …

Editor:  Ben Killingsworth was appointed to the Idyllwild Fire Protection District commission in July 2008 to finish the term of Dr. Emily Shaw, who had...

Creature Corner: January 4, 2019

George Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” Bernard was disappointed with Santa’s...

Readers Write: Great time in Idyllwild …

Editor: An open letter to the people of Idyllwild: Much appreciation for the wonderful few days we recently enjoyed in your town. It was our...

Past Tense: February 21, 2018

In April 1967, a snowstorm coated this sign at Holly Springs on the Devil’s Slide Trail a week after Easter. An...

Opinion: Anonymous commentary

I am wondering why people don’t have to identify themselves and be checked out when responding to Town Crier articles online. I don’t think...

Out Loud: Jack’s famous spaghetti sauce …

In my adult life, I’ve been a vegetarian, a vegan and an omnivore. Right now, I’m an omnivore because I feel healthier, but if...
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