Out Loud: An unbelievable honor …

Last Friday was the quarterly meeting of the California Newspaper Publishers Association for which I served for nine years. Since the merging of the...

Out Loud: Harry and Mary Sigworth …

In late January 2000, the Associates of Idyllwild Arts Foundation held Idyllwild Alive History II, a multiple-weekend event of long-time Hill residents reminiscing. I...

Out Loud: Facebook …

The more time I spend on Facebook, the less I enjoy it any longer. It sufficiently keeps me up-to-date on distant relatives and friends but...

Out Loud: A problem for many …

Robin Williams’ suicide has opened the door for more of us to open up about a dark subject. California Secretary of State Debra Bowen’s revelation...

Out Loud: The crowds we run with …

In life, we tend to run with the crowd with whom we have most in common.That’s true from the time little kids find the...

Out Loud: Columns …

Our mix of news and features, I felt, needed a dose of local humor — a poke at how serious we take ourselves in...

Out Loud: Upgrades …

Remarkable upgrades occurring  now and in the recent past show that Idyllwild’s artistry doesn’t just reside on canvas. The geniuses of the Rechtfertigs surprised us...

Out Loud: Government meetings …

People often ask us why we report on so many government meetings when most small-town newspapers do not. It’s pretty easy to explain though not...

Out Loud: Support Local Businesses …

Editor’s note: Jack is taking over the column this week. The state attorney general’s office writes pamphlets for the benefit of public officials “and those...

Out Loud: IFPD …

When asked if Idyllwild Fire Chief Patrick Reitz had received his paramedics license yet, IFPD Commission President Jerry Buchanan said the grand jury got...
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