Past Tense: May 3, 2018

70 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 26, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 All major streams in the mountains had been stocked for the May 1 trout opener. Among the volunteers were a...

Past Tense: April 19, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 The Town Crier reported that Editor Ernie Maxwell’s cat had five new kittens. 65 years ago - 1953 Sunset magazine featured an...

Past Tense: April 12, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 The Town Crier noted evidence that the dog population was getting out of hand: “Many pets are apparently dissatisfied with...

Past Tense: April 5, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 Chess and bridge were favorite features of evenings at Idyllwild Inn. 65 years ago - 1953 Nearly 30 members had signed up...

Past Tense: March 29, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 As the Lions entertained in honor of their daughters, Ernie Maxwell contributed a chalk talk on “Feminine Fashion.” 65 years ago...

Past Tense: March 22, 2018

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

Past Tense: March 15, 2018

70 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: March 8, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 The proprietor of Thorn’s General Store, Pine Cove, advertised, “I’ll sell you stuff if you’ll hunt me up. It’s too...

Readers Write: To Barry J. Fox

Editor: To the gentleman who requested chiropractors cover veterans in Idyllwild: When I read your letter in the Town Crier asking chiropractors to join the...
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