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Sports Roundup: Hemet High Golf

Idyllwild student Tyla Friemoth is a member of the girls’ varsity golf team, whose overall reord is 12 and 4. Within the Mountain Pass league, they are 7-2 and in second place. Send sports reports about locals to [email protected] or drop them off at the Town Crier by 10 a.m. Mondays. Photos are also welcome. If sending by email,...

Past Tense: Oct. 13, 2011

55 years ago - 1956 Of the 651 registered voters from Pine Cove to Anza, 384 were Republican, 225 were Democrats, and 42 declined to state their party affiliation. 50 years ago - 1961 Bonnar Blong, local game manager, reported the extreme drought had caused a drastic drop in the number of coyotes, bobcats and lions in the local mountains. 45 years...

Corvettes make a splash in Idyllwild

Corvettes filled the parking lot at Idyllwild Inn on Sunday, Oct. 9.

Concert highlights Idyllwild Arts student soloists

Each year, Idyllwild Arts holds the prestigious Idyllwild Arts Academy Orchestra Concerto Competition.

Creature Corner: Oct. 13, 2011

Come on over to ARF to celebrate because October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month. Our dogs and cats will be wagging tails and purring tunes all month to help you find the perfect pet. For every dog adoption, we will include dog treats and a CD from Cesar Milan, the renowned dog whisperer, with tips for a new pet in your pack.

Ghouls and goblins heed the call

Ghouls, goblins and scary surprises await visitors at Idyllwild’s Haunted Ghost Town ...

Hemet High evacuated for ruptured pipeline

A rupture in a natural gas pipeline caused the temporary evacuation of Hemet High School. Construction crews near the high school hit a gas pipeline about 9:20 a.m. Thursday morning, Oct. 6. “I made the decision to evacuate to the football stadium ,” said Principal Dr. Emily Shaw. One of the planned evacuation paths would have gone through the new...

Steele Tied at the top of California tourney

After round one of the Frys.com Open in San Martin, California, Idyllwild native Brendan Steele is tied with three other players for the lead at four-under-par 74. After going out in a one-over-par 36, he blistered the back nine with a five-under-par 31. Steele tees off tomorrow, Friday, at 12:10 p.m. Television coverage begins at 1:00 p.m. on the Golf...

Stranded deer hunter rescued

A four-man Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit (RMRU) team headed by locals Lee Arnson and Chad Marler fought their way down steep terrain and rugged brush to rescue a first-time deer hunter who had become stranded in the Rouse Ridge area near Anza on Saturday, Oct. 1. “We got the call out around 9 p.m.,” said Arnson. County Sheriff’s deputies had...

Bobcat wanders through

This bobcat walked past the window of a Mountain Center home. “Made my day,” said Bethany Pulliam.