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A Healthy Idyllwild: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

It’s October. The air is a bit cooler and the breezes are fresh. We trying to stay COVID-free, are either taking or avoiding taking our flu shots, and perhaps, deciding about the pneumonia vaccine. Maybe we are even thinking about the health awareness topics for October.October is that month annually when our health awareness topics include breast...

COVID-19 Local Update: County still in red tier, for now

Currently, the county remains in the red tier of the state’s tier system after moving from the purple to the red tier three weeks ago on Sept. 22.“State officials on Tuesday announced that Riverside County would stay in the red tier during the ‘adjudication process’ and see whether the county can reduce its case rate — cases...

Creature Corner: October 15, 2020

Hurley and his dad. Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” ARF cats visited with Wyatt, a recent ARF adoptee.Hurley: (entering the office) Hello? Is anyone here?Whiskers: (entering the office) Wow! First, we saw Wyatt last week and now we have Hurley!Sadie: Son of a gun! How are you Hurley? You were...

Past Tense: October 15, 2020

Jeffie Lanter, former New Orleans Center for Creative Arts visual arts student, becoming comfortable in her new Idyllwild Arts home. Photo ran Oct. 19, 2005. Town Crier Archives 70 years ago - 1950A Town Crer story, “We’re News in New York,” informed readers that a recent New York Herald editorial urged Secretary...

Palms to Pines Golf Association September tournament results

By Jim Crandall, Palms to Pines GolfAssociation handicap chairmanContributed The Palms to Pines Golf Association played its regular monthly tourney and second round of playoffs for Club Champion at Menifee Lakes Country Club on the Lakes Course on Friday, Sept. 18.In the A Flight, 4-man, single-elimination playoffs, Norm Kyriss (6 handicap) beat Gary Brown...

Steele cut at Shriners, plays in Vegas again this week

After a three-week layoff, Brendan Steele missed the cut at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open by a single stroke.That “stroke” came in the form of a one-stroke penalty in a bunker on the 10th fairway on Friday — possibly his clubhead touched the sand as he set up.The Idyllwild native drove well and he hit a...

Official ballot drop-off location in Idyllwild

We all should be receiving official election ballots in the mail now. An official, secured drop-off box.PHOTO BY JACK CLARK The Riverside County Registrar of Voters Office has designated the Idyllwild Library as an official ballot drop-off location for completed ballots. From now through Election Day, Nov. 3, two registrar...

The fire sprinkler dilemma continues

The topic of fire sprinklers drew community members (with COVID-19 restrictions in place) to the September Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) board of commissioners meeting. Commissioner Dennis Fogle was the only one absent from the meeting. The Idyllwild Fire Protection District’s September board of commissioners meeting drew attendance.PHOTO BY JENNY KIRCHNER

Still no updates from sheriff on missing persons

“As soon as any information becomes available, we will get the information over to you,” Riverside County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) Correctional Sergeant Deanna Pecoraro wrote in an email last Thursday. “At this time, these incidents are still being looked into and these can often times take more than a week for any of the facts to change....

AAI stages art event in IdyPark

By Art Alliance of IdyllwildContributed The Art Alliance of Idyllwild (AAI) will hold its “Eye of the Artist” fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 17. The event will take place in IdyPark starting at noon. It features a judged art show with over 45 pieces of art in four categories: 2-D, 3-D, wearable art and photography.
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