Creature Corner: Oct. 27, 2011

Found: Black and white female cat around Hemstreet area in Fern Valley. Call ARF to identify 659-1122. Six baby pit bull mix puppies and...

Past Tense: Oct. 27, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 The Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce endorsed county plans for a local building code. 55 years ago - 1956 The Town Crier threw...

Initial Thoughts: IFPD budget problems “Normal”?

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved an advance of the Idyllwild Fire Protection District’s (IFPD) property taxes on a short-term loan. But trying...

Chief’s Corner: About fall …

I wrote a similar column about this time last year but the message is still very important to your individual safety, your home and...

Opinion: Even good people make bad mistakes

The were stuck in a bad real estate market, with vacant land they bought years ago. An unresolved migrating oil spill was discovered,...

Opinion: St. Pete’s 4 — Good!

I recently had the good fortune (along with an overflow crowd in Stephens Recital Hall) to attend the performance of the St. Petersburg String...

Opinion: Health insurance, facts & Tea Party

Those who criticize the Tea Party need to be sure of their facts. The letter in the Oct. 13 issue is a good...

Opinion: Radio waves created equally

Reading the Oct. 13 issue of the Town Crier proved very informative. On the front page, there was an article about the CPUC delaying...

Opinion: IFPD bankrupt

In my humble opinion as a formally trained mathematician by the University of California, adoption of Resolution 2011-261 by the Board of Supervisors for...

Creature Corner: Oct. 20, 2011

Found: Almost all black male cat near Fireside Inn in Idyllwild. Blue collar. Please call ARF at (951) 659-1122 to identify. Abandoned on the ARF front porch in a cardboard box, alone and afraid, was a beautiful female Maine coon tabby mix we are calling Sweet Pea. A soft mixture of gray, black and white, she will be available soon for adoption. A reminder: It is against the law to abandon your animals. Without a medical record, we have no record of prior vaccinations and rabies shots, which could result in over inoculation.
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