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The Town Crier has Members from Hawaii to Maine, with about 400 newspapers being mailed to off-the-Hill destinations each week. As a Town Crier Member, your newspaper will be mailed to you directly.If you have an Idyllwild or Mountain Center mailbox, you’ll get your newspaper on Wednesdays. If you live off the Hill, you’ll be a part...

PCPOA members approve donations

Members of the Pine Cove Property Owners Association (PCPOA) approved yearly donations at their June 5 meeting.This year’s recipients include Fire Station 23 (Pine Cove), Idyllwild Area Historical Society, Mile High Radio Club, Idyllwild HELP Center, Forest Folk, ARF and a special recognition to Jay Mulder for the many hours he spends removing trash from local highways.Donations...

Coyote Fire

The Coyote Fire was reported at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday, June 2. The location of the fire was Old Banning Idyllwild Road south of Shirleon Drive.Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department reported at 8 p.m. June 2, “The fire has burned approximately 60 acres with a moderate rate of spread. The fire is currently burning in medium fuels with...

COVID-19 Local Update: State of emergency won’t end June 15

Gov. Gavin Newsom recently stated the state would open up June 15 if “vaccine supply is sufficient for Californians 16 years and older who wish to be inoculated” and hospitalization numbers remain low. He also said the June 15 date would be revisited, if needed. He recently stated he would not be ending the state of emergency...

Community Calendar: June 10, 2021

Submit listings and changes to [email protected] All events are subject to last-minute changes. Note: Some events, meetings and office hours may be canceled or modified due to precautions being taken to limit the spread of COVID-19. Wednesday, June 9• Jazzercise, 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Camp Maranatha, 54162 Maranatha Dr.• Coed...

News of Record: June 10, 2021

Idyllwild FireThe Idyllwild Fire Protection District recently responded to the following calls. • May 24 — Medical aid, 3:27 p.m. John Muir Rd.• May 24 — Medical aid, 11:17 p.m. Saunders Meadow Rd.• May 25 — Medical aid, 11:46 a.m. Lake Hemet.• May 25 — Walk-in emergency medical service, 1:01 p.m.• May 27 —...

Past Tense: June 10, 2021

70 years ago - 1951The first services were held in the new Idyllwild Community Presbyterian Church. 65 years ago - 1956The Idyllwild County Water District took over the Idyllwild Water Company. Meanwhile, the election of the proposed Pine Cove County Water District was set by county supervisors. 60 years ago -...

Steele T37th in Memorial; qualifies for U.S. Open

Brendan Steele posted a 2-over-par 69-73-75-73 — 290 last week to place tied for 37th in the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. The Idyllwild native’s statistics suggest that his driving accuracy and greens-in-regulation performance has been improving, which is good news with the U.S. Open coming up.Then, on Monday, in a 36-hole, one-day qualifying event for next...

Creature Corner: June 10, 2021

Cinnamon Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” the ARF cats welcomed the new dog Krissy and two new adult cats. Pepper: Big, big news!Whiskers: Oh boy! What is it?Pepper: Our office cat Ellie has found her forever home, right here on the mountain.Stevie: I also heard that Miss...

Fire west of Idyllwild Arts last week

Fire broke out west of Idyllwild Arts Academy last Wednesday evening, June 2. “The fire was a half-acre, vehicle into vegetation on 5S06 1.5 miles west of Idyllwild Arts Academy,” wrote Idyllwild Fire Protection District (IFPD) Chief Mark LaMont the night of the fire. “IFPD and U.S. Forest Service responded. It is all lined.”
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