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Historical Society Museum is open after repairs

The Idyllwild Area Historical Society (IAHS) Museum, 54470 N. Circle Dr., is now open. Photo by Melissa Diaz Hernandez The Idyllwild Area Historical Society (IAHS) Museum is now open. It had to close for a period of time due to a tree branch that fell and went through the roof like a...

Team Rubicon providing wildfire mitigation support in Idyllwild

By Team RubiconContributed Team Rubicon, a veteran-led global disaster response organization, will commence a wildfire mitigation operation to support residents of Idyllwild due to the area being ranked in the top five most at-risk communities for wildfire destruction in the country. The operation began Friday, Dec. 27 and is expected to last 11 days.

Parenting your aging parents when they don’t want help

Stock image Metrocreative Graphics © By Judith GrahamKaiser Health News David Solie’s 89-year-old mother, Carol, was unyielding. “No, I will not move,” she told her son every time he suggested that she leave her home and relocate to a senior living residence. And it didn’t stop there. Although...

Want to be a civil grand juror?

Riverside Superior Court accepting civil grand juror applications By Riverside Superior CourtContributed  The Riverside Superior Court is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications from qualified citizens interested in being nominated to serve as civil grand jurors for the time period July 1,...

Ruiz votes to lower tax burden on homeowners, teachers, first responders

By the Office of Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D., CA-36, voted Dec. 19 to reinstate the full deduction on state and local taxes taken away by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115–97). H.R. 5377, the Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act of 2019, would blunt the harm...

News of Record: Jan. 2, 2020

Idyllwild Fire Here are some calls the Idyllwild Fire Protection District responded to recently.  • Dec. 14 — Public service assist, 5 p.m. Double View Dr. • Dec. 14 — Good intent call, 5:25 p.m. N. Circle Dr.  • Dec....

The hidden tunnel in the San Jacinto Mountains

The crew entering the tunnel excavated by the Metropolitan Water District during the 1930s as part of the Colorado River Aqueduct, which brings water to Southern California.     Image courtesy of Huell Howser Productions in association with KCET/Los Angeles Back in the mid-1990s, Huell Howser made his way into the...

Palms to Pines Golf Association’s December tournament results

Photo taken from the 14th tee looking north over the new 13th hole. Photo by Jim Crandall By Jim CrandallPalms to Pines Golf Association Handicap Chairman The Palms to Pines Golf Association played its regular monthly tournament at Soboba Springs Golf Course in San Jacinto on Friday, Dec. 20....

From the Archives: Good times ahead

This cartoon accompanied the article. Editor’s Note: This front page story was published on Jan. 11, 1947, the sixth edition of the Town Crier to ever be printed. With the Community Building becoming a reality, the Entertainment Committee of the Chamber is lining up a schedule of parties and dances...

The week in photos: Jan. 2, 2020

Jason Bogan put on a free pottery wheel demonstration at Mountain Pottery Saturday morning. About 10 people attended and got into the ceramics fun. Photo by Jenny Kirchner This week’s Story Time at the Idyllwild Library was “Frozen” themed. Kids watched the movie “Frozen” while enjoying snacks. The kids had...
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