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.

Past Tense: June 30, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 Inie Wilson, now probably Idyllwild’s oldest resident, was in charge of Town Hall maintenance. 55 years ago - 1956 Pine Cove residents...

Creature Corner: June 30, 2011

A red, white and blue celebration to Melissa, the chiweenie who found her dream home this week. Rescued from the streets, scared, hungry and needing medical attention, she will now be pampered, loved, and sharing a home with Baxter, ARF’s movie star rescue. Paws up to you Melissa.

Opinion: State fire protection fees

Shortly after being appointed to the Idylwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) Board of Commissioners in July 2008, I ran across California Public Resources Code...

Opinion: Who benefits from recreation?

Article 18 of the state Constitution says no assessment shall be imposed on any parcel which exceeds the reasonable cost of the proportional special...
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