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...

Before Our Time: From lumber to recreation …

As this past summer’s well-deserved centennial celebration for Ernie Maxwell fades into memory, I’d like to focus attention on an equally fascinating Idyllwild pioneer:...

Opinion: St. Petersburg Quartet concert at Idyllwild Arts

Being an ISOMATA alumnus of the 1960s, I can say audiences knew better than to clap between movements of a single work. The...

Opinion: Health insurance barriers

In the Oct. 20 issue of the Town Crier, letters to the editor asserts there is no excuse why anyone whose annual income...

Opinion: Who is community center for?

Property tax dollars belong to this town, not the Idyllwild Community Recreation Council (ICRC), Bill Sanborn or Marge Muir. ICRC must be a...

Creature Corner: Nov. 3, 2011

Ciao Bella! Our newest addition to ARF is Jack, an Italian greyhound/Chihuahua mix. Young and full of love, his eyes will melt your heart. Warning: once you have him in your arms, you’ll never let go.

Past Tense: Nov. 3, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 Indians from the valley were gathering acorns in Strawberry Valley where the crop was tremendous. 55 years ago - 1956 Max and...

Initial Thoughts: Forest Service the new “Black Op” agency … ?

The latest federal agency to join the war on terrorism appears to be the Forest Service. I make this assumption since the agency is...

Opinion: Why we need the safety net

Here I am just hanging up from a Republican National Committee fundraiser call. I explained to the nice 27-seven-year-old that I have seen too...

That Was Yummy!: North Circle crab cakes …

Dear That was yummy, Could you please ask for the recipe for the crab cakes with spicy coleslaw that are served at The Creek House?...
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