Creature Corner: July 28, 2011

By By Mimi and Hootch Do you need a new best friend? Then I might be just what you’re looking for! My name is Riley....

Past Tense: July 28, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 Hikers from the Pathfinder camp experienced a near-tragedy when lightning knocked them to the ground while descending San Jacinto...

Creature Corner: July 21, 2011

Oh, sweet Bobby McGee, if only you could tell us your story. Were you born with the physical challenges that you bear with such grace and good humor? Did someone literally kick you out into the streets because they couldn’t understand you — or didn’t have the small measure of patience it takes to love you?

Past Tense: July 21, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 The Chamber of Commerce, working on a community recreation program, was raffling off a brand new Chevrolet to raise money...

Off the Main Roads: Carumba Trail — safe and beautiful

One of the best ways to enjoy our mountain this time of year is a summer camping trip. I would encourage everyone to dust off those old packs and head out to experience our mountain habitat in its full glory.

Creature Corner: July 14, 2011

Four paws up to Max, the husky/shepherd mix, now known as Luke. Luke has found his forever home, and is said to be living...

Past Tense: July 14, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 Residents reported ice one morning when the temperature dropped to the 30s. 55 years ago - 1956 About 300 people jammed Town...

Before Our Time: 1946: The beginning …

The time has come to speak of Ernest Maxwell. In my reading of Idyllwild’s history, he stands among three visionaries from successive generations, each...

Fire and Forest: Our vision and mission

A grantor recently asked us for our strategic plan. Since we have never done a formal strategic plan, we decided this was a good...

Creature Corner: July 7, 2011

By Mimi and Hootch Every morning, she would be there to greet you in the kitchen at the ARF house. Not a vocal cat, but...
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