Past Tense: August 21, 2014

65 years ago - 1949 Ernie Maxwell and Martin Aguirre headed a group to plant trout fingerlings in the back country.   60 years ago - 1954 Local...

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: February 22, 2018

70 years ago - 1948 For the PTA Founders’ Day tea, mothers were asked to bring pennies to match their age. They were permitted, however,...

Past Tense: March 7, 2013

65 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...

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: June 1, 2017

70 years ago - 1947  It was school-board election time, but none of the five people nominated was a registered voter. It was necessary to...

Past Tense: December 24, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Two men, Mike Dunn and Bill Bratton, set a record for the hike from Idyllwild to Palm Springs, reaching the...

Past Tense: May 2, 2019

Rain didn’t dampen the spirits of Mike Bailey and Bruce Adams in early March 1978 as they inspected the site that...

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: October 22, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Hunter McConnell, co-chairman of the local Disaster Committee, announced that he was accepting volunteers for lookout or fire-watching duty. About...
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