Brushfire

Brushfire

On Friday, Oct. 3, at 3:56 p.m., a brushfire broke out on Highway 371 west of Bahrman. You could see the smoke rising high in the air from our office at Kirby and 371. The fire department was on the fire very quick. There were several structures nearby. Equipment used: eight engines, a couple of […]

Idyllwild resident breathes life into stones

Idyllwild resident breathes life into stones

Just as a sculptor studies a marble block before raising a chisel to the stone, Kathleen Chaney, “The Rock Lady of Idyllwild,” examines a rock carefully to visualize what subject best fits the shape, texture and color of the rock. She waits until an image is clearly formed and blended so the complexity of an […]

Hamilton High addresses challenges, achievements

Hamilton High addresses challenges, achievements

Hamilton High School Principal Jim Allured met with students’ parents on Thursday evening, Sept. 25, presenting them with some challenges and high achievements for this school year and his future goals for the direction of the school. The meeting was held in the gymnasium and preceded Back to School Night, when parents visit their students’ […]

Player of the Week: Mandy Szymanski

Player of the Week: Mandy Szymanski

Hamilton High junior Mandy Szymanski was chosen Player of the Week for her skills on the volleyball court. “Mandy has taken on the challenge of being our varsity setter this year,” said coach Kristen Bischoff. “She has dealt with this responsibility with perseverance and determination and is making great progress on our team.” Besides volleyball, […]

Hamilton Lady Cats 2-4-0

The Lady Cats are 2-4-0 in preseason play heading into league play. The ladies have had some tough competition and are hoping for wins in their upcoming games against Linfield and Riverside Christian. As of press time, the scores for their most recent away game, against Sherman Indian, had not been posted. In pre-game stats […]

Golden Eagles talon Cats’ homecoming

Golden Eagles talon Cats’ homecoming

Hamilton took another devastating loss on Friday, Oct. 3. They were bested 10-35 by the Golden Eagles of Desert Hot Springs (DHS). The Cats practically handed the game to the Golden Eagles with turnovers. In the Cats’ opening possession in the first quarter they fumbled the ball, giving DHS possession and a score. With 8:52 […]

Shermans celebrate 60th anniversary

Shermans celebrate 60th anniversary

Morey and Marion (a.k.a. Chic) Sherman of Aguanga are celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 9. They met Oct. 9, 1947, while Morey was working in a restaurant and Marion was working at Kodak Park in Rochester, NY. They married one year later at the Trinity Evangelical Church in Rome, NY. They moved to […]

TCA meeting open to public

The next meeting of the Terwilliger Community Association (TCA) will be held Monday, Oct. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Terwilliger Hall on Bailey Road. This is also home to the VFW. All community members are invited to join the association. It isn’t limited just to residents of the Terwilliger area. TCA is a social/fun […]

Lions host final gymkhana of season

Lions host final gymkhana of season

The Anza Lions closed out the 2008 season hosting the final gymkhana on Saturday, Oct. 4. After registration from 8 to 9 a.m. the festivities began with the grand entrance as all riders circled the arena for the National Anthem and then the first of the day’s events began. As with the previous month’s gymkhana, […]

Several fires in Anza accidental

Several fires in Anza accidental

The fires that threatened homes and businesses along Highway 371 last Friday are, at this point, thought to have been accidentally started, according to Cal Fire Anza station’s Captain Bill Bryant. A total of seven fires along the highway created havoc for drivers due to thick black smoke engulfing the roadway and a scare for […]