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....

Fire and Forest: New directions …

2011 was a very good year for the Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council. The money came late for our grant to help homeowners with...

Fashion Jack: Wives…

By Jack Clark Fashion Advisor Q.  My friend has attached a rather large photo of his wife to the dashboard of his car. He thinks it’s...

Past Tense: January 15, 2015

  65 years ago - 1950 One hundred cars were hung up on the icy Hurkey Creek grade. A spot check revealed that only one car...

Past Tense: July 26, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 Capt. Carmen Durrance, international president of NIP, was on the Hill. NIP stands for Not Important People. The organization was...

Past Tense: March 3, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Snow plows were busy with a 2-foot snowfall. 60 years ago - 1956 Chamber Membership Chair Glenn Froehlich reported that reaching the...

Readers Write: IWD welcomes public input

Editor: It has been my privilege to serve on several boards on the Hill. During the 20-plus years of living here, I have enjoyed involvement...

Past Tense: January 26, 2017

70 years ago - 1947  The Chamber of Commerce announced that a deputy sheriff would be assigned to the area, and a new switchboard would...

Outside Idyllwild: ACL, PCT, PDT and American coots …

It has been a very interesting week. First, I sustained another knee injury. This time, I injured my right knee. I was laid up...

Readers Write: Stop hammering IFPD …

Editor: Respectfully, Becky, you write frequently about the fire department in most unsavory terms. The week before last, it’s that the firemen are paid too...
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