Past Tense: March 24, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 Hazel Cress raised more than $60 for the Mountain Branch of the American Red Cross going door-to-door  in a single-day...

Past Tense: December 21, 2017

70 years ago - 1947 Everyone was invited to the first Christmas party in Town Hall. Ernie Maxwell was master-of-ceremonies and Charles Kretsinger led the...

Past Tense: June 20, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 Bill Butler’s masterpiece, a huge totem pole, was about to be installed in front of the Idyllwild Inn. The pole...

Past Tense: August 13, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Trail improvements, the stringing of a phone line from Tahquitz Peak to Round Valley, campsite maintenance and the building of...

Past Tense: March 7, 2019

Dorothy Lewis with sculptured figures she shaped for Christmas at her Fern Valley home in January 1969. Dot was a member...

Past Tense: January 24, 2019

The George Thomas cedar, blown down in a heavy wind storm in November 1957. file photo 70 years ago...

Past Tense: May 2, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 A handful of energetic men, women and children scrambled up and down Strawberry Creek, building little dams. The purpose was...

Past Tense: April 28, 2016

65 years ago - 1951 A summer drought was anticipated all over Southern California; consequently, water rationing was being discussed. The Town Crier urged the ...

Past Tense: March 21, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 Fern Valley residents were about to vote on a $250,000 bond issue to purchase the Fern Valley Mutual Water System. ...

Past Tense: December 20, 2018

Firemen of the Idyllwild Fire Department demonstrate the water pressure that can be applied to a blaze in July 1964. The...
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