4-H ‘Leadership Day’ opens doors to leadership and new ideas

4-H ‘Leadership Day’ opens doors to leadership and new ideas

Paloma Landen High Country 4-H Reporter As 4-H members, we all surely know how important leaders are to us. At every meeting we attend, we all have someone to lead and keep things organized and up to schedule for us. It is quite convenient. It’s not easy work to be a leader though, you must be dependable, […]

First hike of the 4-H year experience

First hike of the 4-H year experience

Paloma Landen High Country 4-H Reporter  When on a hike, the youth of high country 4-H have no fear, not even mentioning the tag-along adults. We all went on our first hike led by our leader, Allison, on a lovely Friday evening, respectively Aug 19 around 4:30 p.m. It was an adventurous drive into the pines of the mountain of Idyllwild, quite beautiful and […]

Soroptimists seek women searching for scholarship assistance

IDYLLWILD – Soroptimist International of Idyllwild is seeking applicants for the annual “Live Your Dream” award. Applicants must be women who provide primary support for themselves and any dependents. Dependents can include children, spouse, partner, siblings, and/or parents. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be enrolled or accepted in a vocation/skills training program or an […]

A pleasure to meet Hamilton School 2nd graders who like to write

This week I had the pleasure to present a short sketch of a journalist’s life to more than 40 lively second graders at Hamilton K-8 School. It was a pleasant break from covering breaking news stories, features and investigative pieces that I normally work on. Especially pleasing to me was once again visiting a school […]

Diamond Valley Mastodons seen as ‘Strange’ by paleontologist

Diamond Valley Mastodons seen as ‘Strange’ by paleontologist

Paleontologist Kathlyn Smith, from Georgia Southern Museum and a guest lecturer at the Western Science Center, expressed her excitement of winning a grant to study “Max” and the other mastodons who once roamed the Diamond Valley area 11,000 years ago. During her lecture Thursday, Aug. 18 she said she was amazed the Western Science Center […]

Anza and Idyllwild classmates reunite after 40 years

Anza and Idyllwild classmates reunite after 40 years

    Former “Living in Freedom Education” (LIFE) Alternative school students traded stories and fond memories July 23 as they celebrated the 40th reunion of the short-term high school that they attended from 1973 to 1976. The event held at Hurkey Creek Campground in Mountain Center was organized by local Anza resident Kathie Beale. Beale grew […]

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