Out Loud: In Memory of James Larkin …

Editor’s note: Staff Reporter Marshall Smith writes on his personal relationship with former TC staffer James Larkin, who died last week at the young...

Out Loud: Motorcycle crashes …

Since I wrote about motorcycle crashes last week, I’ve been working both with Caltrans and CHP, and going through our own files, gathering statistics...

Out Loud: April 6, 2017

We have a decades-long issue in the U.S. regarding search and rescues in outdoor areas. Who pays if you need to be rescued? You...

Out Loud: Fake news, American institutions, and the presidency

Getting your “news” from social media differs greatly from getting it from established news media. News media, if they at all value their reputations, must...

Out Loud: Holiday paper …

I wrote a bit about the hectic time we are experiencing, and I’m guessing that this summer isn’t shaping up to be a good...

Out Loud: Town outing …

Sunday, Jack and our son Zac worked at an ongoing project of trying to repair our refrigerator. Originally, something caused the refrigerator section to...

Out Loud: A fun meeting …

Each Wednesday morning (except when Monday is a major holiday), our little news staff — me, J.P. and Jay — and Dolores gather to...

Out Loud: January 5, 2017: TC Grows Up

With this week’s issue, the Idyllwild Town Crier has more than doubled its circulation from about 2,400 to more than 5,400 by going to...

Out Loud: IWD GM claims to understand the Brown Act he violates

Editor’s note: I’m stepping aside again this week to let Jack express an opinion based on his recent investigations. BC It appears that Idyllwild Water...

Out Loud: Thanksgiving …

Thanksgiving is our family’s favorite holiday (at least for the adults; the kids prefer Christmas, of course.) The Side Dishes Squadron (ladies) chop, stir, bake...
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