Initial Thoughts: What makes Idyllwild unique …

The Third Annual Lemon Lily Festival was last weekend. What a success! The Festival’s popularity and reputation has grown each year. This is true of...

Initial Thoughts: Poverty of income and poverty of trust …

I have a few topics to discuss today. The first is a follow-up to last week’s note about the “This is This” journey into...

Initial Thoughts: Benefits of Sunshine week tarnishes feds …

From Sunday, March 11, through Saturday, March 17, we celebrate and honor Sunshine Week. For those unfamiliar with this event, Sunshine Week is a...

Initial Thoughts: We need and need to know about IFPD …

On Monday, I received a question which is below. I responded and asked the writer if she wanted it printed as a letter to...

Initial Thoughts: Make a New Year’s resolution — make a phone call …

Since I began writing this column, I’ve been encouraging you to get involved in our community. It’s good for you and clearly good for...

Initial Thoughts: From Nov. 1, 1946, to 2011, 65 years proud …

Editor’s note: Ernie and Betty Maxwell wrote the column below for the Oct. 28, 1952 issue. In it, they discuss the production of the...

Initial Thoughts: What attracts volunteers? …

Two weeks ago in this column, I encouraged you to consider getting involved with one of the many local organizations. As I have written...

Initial thoughts: Honors, “Good byes” and a joke …

Last week, I took great pleasure sharing with you the number of awards the Town Crier recieved at the recent California Newspaper Publishers Association meeting.

Initial Thoughts: Sports and academic success isn’t free …

I’ve mentioned Lauren Salter’s germinating skeleton career — a sled racing sport like bobsledding. Lauren grew up in Idyllwild and graduated from Hemet High...

Initial Thoughts: Happy endings not on horizon of local dramas …

When you read this column, Idyllwild Fire’s May 14 meeting will already have occurred. Nevertheless, one of the agenda items merits some discussion and...
s2Member®