Fire & Forest: More evidence on the danger of wood roofs...

Each major fire we have tells us something important. What we learn may be something new or it may be confirmation of something observed...

Past Tense: Oct. 4, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 Postmaster Harry Wendelken lamented, “There’s Idyllwilds all over the country, and all the mail for the other Idyllwilds comes to...

Creature Corner: Oct. 4, 2012

Way to go Miss Betty Boop, the pug. She knew something was up last weekend when her forever human tearfully left her for the...

Before Our Time: What we do …

I’m sometimes asked what we do at the Idyllwild Area Historical Society, so let me share an example. One of the minor charms of living...

Ramblings From Roscoe: Fall fireplace and heating safety …

Fall is upon us and with it comes shorter days and colder weather. It is also time for a few reminders about fireplace and heating safety. Now is also the time many of you are firing up those stoves, heaters and fireplaces to fend off the cooler nights. But before you do, make sure that everything is clean and working properly.

Creature Corner: Sept. 27, 2012

Several dogs were reunited this week with their worried owners. ARF has a Search, Rescue and Reunite Team. Call (951) 659-1122. We also have...

Past Tense: Sept. 27, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 Extra game wardens were assigned to the mountains as deer season opened. A record crowd of hunters was anticipated.   55 years...

Past Tense: Sept. 20, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 Enrollment when Idyllwild Elementary School opened in the fall was 72 students.   55 years ago - 1957 Deer season opened on a...

Creature Corner: Sept. 20, 2012

We had several “thunder runners” as they are called, reunited with their worried owners last week. Chips make a difference between immediate connection with...

Today’s Health Issues: What the Affordable Care Act means for seniors...

Editor’s note: Beginning this week, we will have a monthly health and healthcare column. Dr. Alberto Manetta is Professor Emeritus at the University of...
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