Initial Thoughts: Disappointment, now and then …

Happy Birthday wishes to Ernie Maxwell. We’re only in the middle of celebrating Ernie Maxwell week. The county Board of Supervisors has designated the entire...

Opinion: Idyllwild a community

“Only in Idyllwild,” we hear the expression often. The fine shops and galleries, and the outstanding restaurants make Idyllwild a special place. The cordial...

Before Our Time: 1946: The beginning …

The time has come to speak of Ernest Maxwell. In my reading of Idyllwild’s history, he stands among three visionaries from successive generations, each...

Fire and Forest: Our vision and mission

A grantor recently asked us for our strategic plan. Since we have never done a formal strategic plan, we decided this was a good...

Creature Corner: July 7, 2011

By Mimi and Hootch Every morning, she would be there to greet you in the kitchen at the ARF house. Not a vocal cat, but...

Past Tense: July 7, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 A county road crew installed sidewalks and curbs downtown. 55 years ago - 1956 Actress Marjorie Main, best known for her role...

Initial Thoughts: Ernie Maxwell and community spirit

Editor’s note: Ernie and Betty Maxwell wrote the column below. It first was published in the Oct. 28, 1952 issue. Each week this month...

Opinion: Plan for the parade

After working as a volunteer with one of the organizations that helps with the 4th of July celebration for many years, I thought I...

Opinion: Reach out to others

The death of Isaac Outland is far more then just another suicide, it’s a sign of the times, an evocative sign of our times....

Opinion: Don’t let them fool you

There is a distinct difference between what America is and what the government of America is. Some of the unwise have recently argued that the U.S. government is our friend. Those same folks have projected feelings of dislike and shame toward America, her people and our history. The problems are not with the liberals as people, the problem is with liberalism as a part of governmental policy.
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