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IFPD Candidate’s Corner: Larry Donahoo

The Town Crier has interviewed each of the six candidates for the Idyllwild Fire Protection District commission. The series began on July 14 with interviews with incumbent Commissioners Pete Capparelli and Paul Riggi and continued on July 21 with interviews with challengers Paul Miglin and Mark Spehar.

Artspresso Gallery features images of Italy

Artist-photographer Kathy Harmon-Luber's photographs of Italy are featured at Artspresso Gallery. The opening reception on Saturday was well-attended.

Meshuggah-Nuns are a hit!

The Messhuggah-Nuns cast, perform with the Master Chorale’s in the hilarious musical ...

Idyllwild Francophonies celebrate Bastille Day

Idyllwild Francophonie, a local French-speaking group, met at Café Aroma on July 14 to celebrate Bastille Day.

Library teaches Idyllwild younsters about Africa

The country of Africa was the next topic in a series of cultural presentations to youngsters at the Idyllwild Library Summer Reading Program.

City Beat keeps Idyllwild on its feet

The popular band “City Beat’ brought its hard-hitting sound to the Hill on Thursday, July 21 as part of the Idyllwild Summer Concert Series. Locals, visitors and friends crowded onto the dance floor to dance to City Beat’s playlist of Chicago, Tower of Power, Blood Sweat and Tears and other favorites.

Droste and quintet play it smooth

When it comes to covering the musical spectrum, Keith Droste has “played it all.” This year, Chicago native Droste plans to cover it all ...

Sports Roundup: Town Hall Adult Softball

Bob Lewis reported on Town Hall Adult Coed Softball games for the week of July 18. On Monday, July 18, Ajax hosted the Idyllwild Tea Company Cubs. Matt Alverez had a good game for the Cubs including three doubles and solid defense at shortstop. Maria Loutzenhiser got Ajax started with a couple hits. She also scored a run in...

Patron’s Dinner: An evening with the arts

The Patron’s Dinner begins the Aug. 26 weekend festivities in Idyllwild commonly known as the 18th Annual Jazz in the Pines. Chris Maxson, owner of the Idyllwild Gallery of Fine Art, has planned an Idyllwild evening unlike many, if any, before. The food and ambiance combine to make the evening unique and it’s not just the opportunity to sit at...

Klingamen finishes fifth in Sun Valley mountain bike race

Idyllwild’s Emma Klingaman traveled to Sun Valley, Idaho to participate in the National Mountain Bike Championships. On July 14, she finished fifth in the women’s 15-18 Category 2 cross-country race (a 15.25 kilometer course) and earned her medal.