MEMORIAL DAY CLOSURES

All government offices, banks, libraries, schools, post offices, and Copper Mountain College will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. In addition, Burrtec will delay its trash pickup by one day. The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Monday, May 29, in observance of

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TO AWARD 227 DEGREES

This spring, Copper Mountain College will award 227 degrees. The 2017 graducating class for vocational and registered nursing programs will be honored during a pinning ceremony followed by commecement. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details… Copper Mountain College will recognize this year’s vocational and registered nursing program graduates during the time-honored

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EXPERIMENTAL ART AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Most of the year, great learning takes place behind classroom doors at Copper Mountain College. But during May, students and non-students alike are invited to expand their minds outside the classrooms. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation… During May, 10 artists of note will show their outdoor artworks on the

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FINAL BLACK ROCK SYMPOSIUM ON PARK PARTNERSHIPS TOMORROW

The popular Black Rock Symposium will continue on Friday, May 19, with a panel that will discuss partnerships between national parks and other organizations. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more… The fifth and final event in the popular Black Rock symposium will feature a panel that will discuss “Joshua Tree

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE DOWN TO FOUR MASCOT CANDIDATES

When It comes to sports, a great deal often rides on a team’s name and mascot. When Copper Mountain College basketball hosts their historic first home game this fall, how they’ll be known has yet to be determined. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says that’s where you come in … Following an

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LOCAL DEMOCRATS MEET SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will meet Saturday, May 13, in Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on the Copper Mountain College campus in Joshua Tree. The morning begins with an optional $10 breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by the meeting at 10 a.m. The meeting is open to all registered Democrats and

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will meet tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what’s on the agenda… Following a 2:30 closed session on contract renewal for President/ Superintendent Jeff Cummings, the CMC board of trustees will reconvene to open session at 3 p.m. Then following a public hearing on

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7TH ANNUAL STUDENT ART SHOW AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

This year’s Student Art Show at Copper Mountain College offers the artists an opportunity to get their works before the public and invites the community for a peak at new work from new artists. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us how to see it all…

The 7th Annual Student Art Show

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COLLEGE TO OFFER ADULT EDUCATION IN FORMER MONUMENT HIGH SCHOOL

The former Monument High School in Twentynine Palms joined the Basin’s other continuation, or alternative, Sky High School in 2013 and the two merged and became Black Rock High School. Since then, Monument High’s former home has sat empty. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says that’s about to change… Through a joint

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ACTIVISM SYMPOSIUM TOMORROW

The Joshua Tree National Park Association will hold a free symposium Friday, April 21, on grass root activism in the Morongo Basin. Four residents/activists will discuss how they made a difference in the Basin. The symposium starts at 7 p.m. in the Bell Center at Copper Mountain College in Joshua

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LOCAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB MOTORCYCLE POKER SUN SATURDAY

Get that motorcycle charged up and gassed, air in the tires and polish the chrome. The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will be holding a fund-raising motorcycle poker run. Reporter Edica Gonzalez gets her kickstand up… The Morongo Basin Democratic Club is sponsoring a poker run fundraiser. The event starts at

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CLOSED TOMORROW

Copper Mountain College will be closed and there will be no classes, Tuesday, April 18, for faculty and staff development. Normal business hours will resume 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 19.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CLOSED TUESDAY

Copper Mountain College will be closed and there will be no classes, Tuesday, April 18, for faculty and staff development. Normal business hours will resume 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 19.

SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES SEMINAR ON TRAFFICKING TOMORROW MORNING

The Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services is hosting a free seminar on trafficking tomorrow. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details…

Learn about the dangers of social media apps, recruitment, on line gaming and the psychology of grooming. This all-inclusive seminar is sponsored by the Criminal Justice Program of Copper Mountain

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD CONSIDERS $100,000 FOR BELL CENTER SEATS

On the agenda for tomorrow’s 3 p.m. meeting of the Copper Mountain College board of trustees is a public hearing on contract negotiations with the California School Employee Association. Then under “action items” trustees will consider a slate of names for the California Community College Board, and likely approve an

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CMC ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE WEDNESDAY

Copper Mountain College Foundation is now accepting applications for its CMC Alumni Scholarships for students who attend high school in the Morongo Unified School District. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the deadline to apply is coming up fast… One student from each of the three local Morongo Unified School District

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DAV SERVICE OFFICE IN JOSHUA TREE SATURDAY

The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be in Joshua Tree to advise and help veterans with questions about their rights, benefits, and claims. This service is free of charge, even without a membership to DAV. The DAV Mobile Service Office program will be held on Saturday, April 1

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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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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CLOSED FOR SPRING BREAK

Copper Mountain College will be closed Friday, March 24, and Saturday, March 25, during Spring Break. The College will resume its normal operating hours on March 27.

DAV SERVICE OFFICER AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

The Disabled American Veterans organization has teamed up with Copper Mountain College to offer DAV services twice a month on the college campus. A DAV chapter service officer will be in the college’s student services office tomorrow and every first and third Thursday of the month, from 10 a.m. to

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