Bobbie Rants

I read recently that death is the number 1 killer in the world. Interesting, that. Then why must I listen to endless harangues pointing to...

Chief concerns: What does the incident commander do at an emergency...

By John R. Hawkins Fire Chief & Operational Area Fire & Rescue Coordinator Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department Editor’s note: Chief Hawkins uses an imaginary, but...

Paid Political Letter: Pine Cove Water incumbents

Pine Cove Water incumbents Editor: PCWD and its board are a well-maintained machine with some of the best water quality in the nation. They lead the...

Dr. Tom: Happy birthday, Medicare …

I am writing this on the 52nd anniversary of the official signing by President Lyndon Johnson of the legislation enacting Medicare, generally regarded as...

Readers Write: Would not mind paying for subscription again

Editor: I have looked forward to the Town Crier for as long as I can remember and still look forward to it weekly, especially “Out...

Readers Write: Eye of the Artist management

Editor: I am a local working artist who has been a participating member of the Art Alliance of Idyllwild since 2003. I always appreciate the...

Readers Write: Cats and declining Idyllwild birds

Editor: A few years back, I was having a casual conversation with a neighbor who “oversees” several outdoor/indoor cats. This person happened to mention that...

Readers Write: By and for the people of Idyllwild

Editor: Idyllwild property owners have the opportunity to create a town park in the center of Idyllwild. Jo’An’s Restaurant & Bar is for sale to...

Out Loud: Circle of Life

I received numerous responses to my editorial last week, some very good suggestions, too. The primary reaction — and none of the responders said...

Past Tense: August 3, 2017

70 years ago - 1947  A new telephone service was inaugurated, offering six trunk lines to Hemet. 65 years ago - 1952 Paul and Mary Gormley were...
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