Past Tense: April 25, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 All major streams in the mountains had been stocked for the May 1 trout opener. Among the volunteers were a...

Past Tense: June 14, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Pala Indians had predicted 11 days of rain in May, but none fell. 65 years ago - 1953 Volunteers were asked to...

Off the Main Roads: A wall of green …

If you’re similar to most of the Hill populace, many of your trips into nature are characterized by toiling up a dusty path through...

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

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

Off the Main Roads: Toasty toes: stay warm hiking …

On the last few rescues, a very distinct chill has been in the air. I’ve learned through hard experience that the essence of staying...

Past Tense: February 18, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 The Lions Club was making plans to construct a children’s playground adjacent to Town Hall. 60 years ago - 1956 It was...

Creature Corner: Feb. 20, 2014

Hi, everybody. My name is Gizmo. No, I’m not a gadget, but a 1-year-old male boxer-mix who loves to give hugs. I will wag...

Creature Corner – December 12, 2013

Dear, Santa Paws ARF four-leggeds heard you were coming to town soon. So we put our furry little heads together and came up with our...

Readers write: Will IFPD punish the whistle blowers?

Editor:  How have we gotten to this point? The county grand jury has issued disastrous findings regarding the Idyllwild Fire Protection District. Community members, firefighters and...

Out Loud: IWD GM claims to understand the Brown Act he violates

Editor’s note: I’m stepping aside again this week to let Jack express an opinion based on his recent investigations. BC It appears that Idyllwild Water...
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