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: Aug. 23, 2012

65 years ago - 1947 August rainfall was already 3.72 inches. Average for the whole month in recent years had been running 1.23 inches. •...

Past Tense: July 4, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 Five new street lights were installed in Pine Cove by the Improvement Club. 60 years ago - 1953 Paul and Alma Wood...

Past Tense: Nov. 10, 2011

65 years ago - 1946 The E.H. Kincaides bought the Cole house nearing completion on the corner of River Drive. 60 years ago - 1951...

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: May 1, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 A crew of 70 RKO people descended on the Idyllwild Inn. They were to shoot location scenes for a Tim...

Past Tense: Feb. 16.2012

55 years ago – 1957 Police called off the search for Stephen D. Gallagher, who was reported missing while hiking in Tahquitz Canyon. All that...

Past Tense: Sept. 20, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 Enrollment when Idyllwild Elementary School opened in the fall was 72 students.   55 years ago - 1957 Deer season opened on a...

Past Tense: May 16, 2013

65 years ago - 1948 Plans were being made for The Wild Idle Days celebration to be held in July. 60 years ago - 1953 Dick...

Past Tense: July 26, 2012

60 years ago - 1952 Capt. Carmen Durrance, international president of NIP, was on the Hill. NIP stands for Not Important People. The organization was...
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