VIETNAM VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SATURDAY

Attention Vietnam Veterans: Copper Mountain College invites you to a welcome home event this Saturday. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the invitation for veterans and friends… All are welcome to join in on this free event to welcome home Vietnam Veterans. The celebration takes place April 1 from 10 a.m. till

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UNEXPECTED CHANGES TO THE BIGHORN WATER BOARD LAST NIGHT

Last night in Landers, the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency’s regular meeting began with some unexpected board changes. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there… Moments before the last night’s meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors was called to order, Vice President Mike McBride announced that President Larry Coulombe

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TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE HIT-A-THON FUND-RAISER SATURDAY

The Tri-Valley Little League of Yucca Valley is raising money to purchase equipment for its players and ball fields with a hit-a-thon. The hit-a-thon will be held from 9 to 3, Saturday, April 1. The three players that raise the most money will win cash prizes. In addition, prizes will

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School boys varsity tennis team traveled to Rancho Mirage High School on Monday to face a very tough team. The Rattlers took the win, 17 to 1. The Wildcats were led by Brett Hope winning one of his matches. Coming up in high school sports today,

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PEDESTRIAN KILLED WHILE CROSSING THE HIGHWAY IDENTIFIED

The San Bernardino County Coroner’s office has identified the pedestrian killed Friday in Twentynine Palms as 62-year-old Michael Hryzan of Twentynine Palms. Hryzan was crossing Highway 62 at Mesquite Avenue about 8 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle. Michael Hryzan was taken to Hi-Desert Medical Center where he

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CORONER IDENTIFIES MAN KILLED WHILE ROCK CLIMBING IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The Riverside County Coroner’s office has identified the man who died after falling while rock climbing in Joshua Tree National Park Saturday afternoon. Samuel Boldissar, 25, of Redondo Beach, fell about 60 feet on the Cyclops Rock in the Park. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL: STREET SWEEPER, CONSULTANT, PUBLIC SAFETY

Clean streets is among the things on tonight’s Twentynine Palms City Council agenda. Reporter David Haldane explains… Here’s a basic rule of governance: Have Street Sweeper, will sweep streets. For that, though, you need someone to drive that big piece of machinery. So the City of Twentynine Palms has a

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JOSHUA TREE MAN FOUND WITH STUN GUN AND BURGLARY TOOLS

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Thursday, on his warrants and accused of being in possession of a stun gun. Sheriff’s reports say a deputy was making an area check about 7:30 a.m. near Sunny Sands Drive and Heron Avenue. The deputy saw a black truck that matched a description

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LANDERS FELON FOUND WITH SAWED OFF SHOTGUN

A convicted felon was arrested Thursday, accused of possessing a sawed-off shotgun and other weapons. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies made a probation compliance check at a home in the 600 block of Ripon Avenue in Landers about 11:30 a.m. Thursday morning where they found Johnny Mungarro, 25. Mungarro

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS TONIGHT, MAY REVOKE SOME FEES

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission meets in regular session tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff say the agenda ranges from retaining walls to revoking fees… At tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Planning Commission, commissioners will be asked to approve a request to construct a retaining wall along 417 feet of

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COMBAT CENTER HOSPITAL WILL STILL BE SEEING RETIREES UNDER NEW HEALTH PLAN

There’s no need to panic; the base hospital on board the Combat Center in Twentynine Palms will not stop seeing military retirees. Last week, the Naval Hospital held a meeting to discuss upcoming changes concerning medical care and new health care plans for military retirees. The base hospital has been

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD MEETS, WILL REVIEW DIRECTORS HANDBOOK

Earlier this month, the Bighorn Desert View Water Agency was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in financial reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more about what’s going on at the Agency’s board meeting this evening… The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board of

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LOOK, UP IN THE SKY, IT’S THE SPACE STATION…AGAIN!

If you missed last night’s flyover of the International Space Station, don’t fret. Tonight promises an even better opportunity to catch the permanent orbiting research facility. Roughly the size of a football field, the Space Station has been performing world-class science and research in a microgravity environment for almost 20

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ADDS LED FLASHERS TO LIBRARY CROSSWALK

The City of Twentynine Palms recently installed LED flashing lights on the pedestrian crosswalk crossing Adobe Road between City Hall and the Library. LED-enhanced warning signs were also installed at the crosswalk. Remember, pedestrians have the right of way in a crosswalk.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District Board of Directors will hold its regular meeting tonight (Tuesday, March 28). Directors will review and approve its mid-year budget, discuss options for landscaping and memorials, as well as the possible formation of an official Friends of the Cemetery group. The meeting is set for

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SCHOOL BOARD MEETS WITH BUSY AGENDA FROM TEACHERS TO TEXTBOOKS

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will consider a variety of issues tonight ranging from textbooks to teachers. Reporter David Haldane has the details… Advanced Placement biology students in the Morongo Unified School District may have a new hero after tonight’s Board of Education meeting. She is Henrietta

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MARCH MADNESS ADOPTION SALE AT THE YUCCA VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER

It’s March Madness at the Yucca Valley Animal Shelter. The shelter has reduced the cost of dog adoptions to $40, and $20 for cat between March 28 and April 1. The adoption fee includes spaying or neutering, vaccines, and a free vet visit. The animal shelter, located on Malin Way

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FREE VEGETARIAN MEAL AND A FOOD CHOICE MOVIE IN YUCCA VALLEY TONIGHT

A free vegetarian meal and screening of the movie “Food Choices” will be shown Tuesday, March 28, at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Yucca Valley. The documentary explores the impact that food choices has on people’s health, the planet, and on animals, and is meant to change the way you

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY SEEKING RUMMAGE SALE DONATIONS

The Morongo Basin historical society is seeking donations for their rummage sales. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how to help… If you’re planning some spring cleaning and have some donations, the Morongo Basin Historical Society will take them off your hands. They are hoping to restock their rummage sale inventory.

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WINNERS AND AWARDS FROM 59TH ANNUAL 29 PALMS YOUTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

The 59th Annual Youth Basketball Tournament was held over the weekend with 50 youth basketball teams competing at three local venues. The winners were: third and fourth grade girls division: Needles; third and fourth grade boys: Needles; fifth and sixth grade girls: Redondo Beach; fifth and sixth grade boys: Redondo

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