Opinion: Capparelli in the revolving door

Can someone please explain how local politics work around here? We just had a general election. It was well publicized and well debated. Our...

Opinion: Freedom from religion

Does anyone see the irony? In the Town Crier’s cover story “Independence Day: All weekend on the Hill” (in the June 30 edition),...

Readers write: Teen center needs youth activities

Editor’s note: As part of the Common Core standards being taught at Idyllwild School, teacher George Companiott had his eighth-grade students write letters to...

Readers Write: TC sponsorship is back on

Editor: This letter is an attempt to set the clock back about 10 days. I have always had a good relationship with the Town Crier,...

Opinion: Rebuttal

Are the negative, character-assasinating comments about Eduardo Santiago being posted or printed in our paper? I surely hope not. It would set a terrible precedent...

Readers Write: Me and Pierre

Editor: Back in 2007, as I was grieving the passing of my beloved orange female tabby cat Sesame, Jane from Animal Rescue Friends of Idyllwild...

Opinion: Winter safety — siping or studs

I can commiserate with Mr. Reno on the subject of chains. I hate to use them. However, studs are an excellent alternative and they are...

Readers Write: Water-treatment operator?

Editor: In the Aug. 4 paper, contained within a letter to the editor titled “Services offered to IWD,” Dr. Jim Gates offers himself out as...

Opinion: IFPD’s opposition to the state fire fee

I must be missing something in the Town Crier article (see the Dec. 6 issue) about the IFPD’s opposition to the State Fire Prevention Fee. That opposition apparently revolves around three points:

Readers Write: I pray for America every night

Editor: I cannot lose another country. You do not know how it hurts to give up a country. I...
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