Past Tense: May 28, 2020

There are two current Town Crier employees in these two Hillbilly photos — one in each. Can you guess who? ...

Past Tense: August 31, 2017

70 years ago - 1947  Fifty people gathered at Dutch Flat to witness the christening of a well for the Idyllwild Water Company. At the...

Past tense: June 26, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 A public swimming pool was opened in the center of town on the site of the old Sportland.   60 years ago...

Past Tense: August 13, 2020

Royce Price doing calisthenics with the help of the Dixie Machine at the Idyllwild Summer Concert Series. The photo ran Aug....

Past Tense: April 10, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 More tracks of the mountain lion previously sighted around Ernie Maxwell’s cabin were spotted. The visitor seemed to be more...

Past Tense: March 14, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 Fire quickly burned more than an acre on the mountainside below Suicide Rock. The snow was too deep to allow...

Past Tense: February 11, 2021

70 years ago - 1951Town Crier founder and publisher Ernie Maxwell was the moderator of the Chamber’s Community Night for “the Hillfolk’s...

Past Tense: Feb. 2, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 The highlight of the week was Mike and Dorothy Michelsen opening their long awaited Fern Valley Market. The opening...

Past Tense: February 5, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 In order to share responsibility for Town Hall, various organizations were planning to put on benefits for upkeep of the...

Past Tense: August 7, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 The Women’s Guild of the Community Presbyterian Church was raising money via bake sales for a new roof for the...
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