Past Tense: Jan. 19, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 There were 300 families living year-round in the area. 60 years ago - 1952 Movie shows at Hillbilly Lodge ended...

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: October 13, 2016

55 years ago - 1961 Bonnar Blong, local game manager, reported the extreme drought had caused a drastic drop in the number of coyotes, bobcats...

Past Tense: May 9, 2019

This sign once stood where some of the Fern Valley water tanks are now. file photo

Past Tense: May 16, 2019

Neither student nor teacher, “Herbie” was the newest figure at Idyllwild Elementary School in September 1972. Jimmy Cole (left) helped Nels...

Past Tense: March 28, 2019

Pine Cove Fire Chief Bob Muir demonstrates equipment use to other volunteers at the community fire station in February 1963. The...

Past Tense: June 18, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 A new layout for the Idyllwild brochure was planned at a meeting of the Chamber’s Businessmen’s Committee. 60 years ago -...

Past Tense: June 21, 2018

70 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: 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: Feb. 23, 2017

65 years ago - 1952 Townsfolk were invited to a premiere showing of “Ballad of Idyllwild,” a movie made on the campus of ISOMATA (now...
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