Past Tense: Oct. 13, 2011

55 years ago - 1956 Of the 651 registered voters from Pine Cove to Anza, 384 were Republican, 225 were Democrats, and 42 declined...

Past Tense: Oct. 6, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 With only a couple of deer season weeks left, just 94 bucks had been shot locally, compared to 193 in...

Past Tense: Sept. 29, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 The Town Crier was making plans to celebrate its fifth anniversary. Ernie Maxwell, the paper’s founder, banged out...

Past Tense: Sept. 22, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 The crew drilling well no. 2 for the Fern Valley Mutual Water Co. were experiencing their toughest assignment in years....

Past Tense: Sept. 15, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 A county road crew was erecting concrete walls for a new bridge over Strawberry Creek at Fern Valley corners. 55...

Past Tense: Sept. 8, 2011

In these photos from the Sept. 20, 2001 edition of the Town Crier, Idyllwild residents respond in positive ways to the tragedy that affected...

Past Tense: Sept. 1, 2011

55 years ago - 1956 Idyllwild School registered 90 youngsters in kindergarten through seventh grades. Last week, 290 students attended the first day of the...

Past Tense: Aug. 25, 2011

55 years ago - 1956 Tahquitz Pines dedicated the new stone entrance archway at a ceremony attended by more than 100 people. 50 years ago -...

Past Tense: Aug. 18, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 Dutton’s Corner Store, owned by Leigh and Maggie Dutton, opened its doors at Fern Valley Corners on the site of...

Past Tense: Aug. 11, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 It was reported that wild turkeys turned loose on the Wellman ranch were doing well and reproducing as hoped. 55 years...
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