Off the Cuff – One More Time: The ups and downs of life

You don’t get to be 82 years old without learning, often the hard way, that life is full of ups and downs. It could be as early as kindergarten when someone you really liked didn’t give you a Valentine’s Day card, or in high school when you realized that tomorrw was the beginning of summer vacation.

Out Loud: March 8, 2018

In facing my 60th this year, along with other friends in Idyllwild who happen to share that distinction, and many of my Florida high-school...

Readers Write: Comments on laser show are telling

Editor: It has been a couple of weeks since the Fourth of July laser light show and I have been reflecting on what occurred. I...

Past Tense: April 30, 2020

Idyllwild Town Crier founder Ernie Maxwell printing the newspaper in the attic of his Fern Valley home in the 40s. The...

Readers Write: TCs overfill part-time post office boxes

Editor: My husband Dylan and I are going to be living on the road indefinitely. We got a 38-foot fifth wheel with a garage for...

Creature Corner: January 25, 2018

Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” ARF cats and dogs greeted new dog Cal. Little Girl: Fellow felines! Gather ’round. Sadie:  We are all...

Past Tense: May 6, 2021

70 years ago - 1951Izaak Walton League members took part in a work party, cleaning the Fuller Mill Creek campground.

Creature Corner: Feb. 1, 2018

Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” ARF cats and dogs welcomed new dog Murphy. Mr. Gray: Little Girl, is it true we are...

Creature Corner: June 20, 2019

George Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” the ARF cats discussed their shyness when first meeting...

Tax Tips: Survivor — tax audit island episode …

When taxpayers receive a tax audit notice, they often feel as if they are stranded on a hostile island and danger awaits. If their...
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