Fire and Forest: Good Fire Chiefs …

In addition to a breathtaking mountain and an excellent Fire Safe Council, I am grateful for extremely competent fire professionals who make it possible...

Past Tense: May 12, 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...

Off the main roads: Leading a group hike …

You’ve been asked to lead a large group of your friends out into the wilderness. Holy responsibility, Batman. What do you do? Don’t panic....

Bobbie Rants …

By Bobbie Glasheen Several years ago, I watched Johnny Depp interviewed by James Lipton on “Inside the Actor’s Studio.” My love was put to the test....

Creature Corner: Feb. 7, 2013

And then there was one. Paws up to Noah, the male puppy for wiggling, wagging, and wishing your way right into a forever home....

Past Tense: April 12, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 The Town Crier noted evidence that the dog population was getting out of hand: “Many pets are apparently dissatisfied with...

Creature Corner: February 5, 2015

Update: Juliet is still with us and still looking for her forever home. She would make a wonderful companion to the feline crowd. Under...

Readers Write: Is this creative financing?

Editor: I am not an accountant. I do not speak their language. Trying to understand more, I turned to Google and YouTube. Do some research...

Readers Write: Stop the pot shops

Editor: Two new pot shops and a grow house on Highway 243 in the center of town. Really? Perhaps the majority of Idyllwild residents support...

Dr. Tom: Poverty …

I’ve got a really strange idea and here is how it happened. I read a news report about Ben Carson, our secretary of Housing...
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