BRICKS VALUED AT $10,000 STOLEN FROM COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a major theft at Copper Mountain College. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 3 a.m. Sunday morning, someone stole $10,000 worth of bricks from a pallet from a construction site at the college. Anyone with information should call the Sheriff’s Department at 760-366-4175.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FESTIVAL OF WREATHS THIS SUNDAY

What has become a holiday season tradition will be held this Sunday at Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to the Festival of Wreaths… For many, the Copper Mountain College Foundation Festival of Wreaths event signals the Basin’s start of the holiday season. This year’s seventh annual Festival

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RELAY FOR LIFE CAPTAINS MEETING TONIGHT

Relay for Life meeting tonight and tomorrow. Relay For Life, Morongo Basin will hold a team captain meeting, tonight Tuesday, November 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Copper Mountain College, room 101, phase one on campus. Team captains and interested participants are urged to attend this meeting. Information

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College board of directors will meet tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the College board agenda… The Copper Mountain College board trustees meet at 3 p.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community Room. Under action items, trustees are expected to approve a collective bargaining agreement through 2019 with

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JOSHUA TREE HIGHLANDS ARTIST AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

A special treat for art students and the public at Copper Mountain College tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to a presentation from the current Joshua Tree Highland Artist in Residence… The artist in residence is the newest trend in opportunities or artists. Visual artist John Haverty will discuss the

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COPPER MOUNTAIN STUDENT ART SHOW AT GLASS OUTHOUSE, RECEPTION SATURDAY

An art show featuring the works of Copper Mountain College is at the Glass Outhouse Galley in Wonder valley. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to a Saturday Reception… The best work of Copper Mountain College’s emerging visual art students is on display through November 27 at the Glass Outhouse Gallery.

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AREA BOSSES CAN COMPETE AT BATTLE OF THE BELL TO BENEFIT COLLEGE ATHLETES

Inter-collegiate sports offer opportunities for student teams to compete with their counterparts at other schools. Seems it also offers a lot of opportunities for everyone involved to cut up and have some fun. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says no one is ever too big or important to have some fun raising

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MOJAVE WATER AGENCY MEETS AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

The Mojave Water Agency will meet tomorrow, hosted by Copper Mountain College. The college will honor the agency and host a reception after the meeting. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the details… Copper Mountain College will host the Mojave Water Agency’s Board meeting and honor the agency’s allegiance to the college

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CLOSED TUESDAY

Copper Mountain College will be closed Tuesday, October 18, for faculty and staff development. Normal business hours will resume Wednesday, October 19.

NURSING SCHOLARSHIP ESTABLISHED AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

A Landers resident is giving back to our community for the good care given his late wife. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the story … Gene Woodley and his late wife, Deavah, together decided to fund a full-ride nursing scholarship as thanks for the excellent care Deavah Woodley received in her

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College board of trustees meet at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center’s community room. Right off, the board will adjourn to closed session for evaluation of the president/superintendent, to consider an employee dismissal or discipline, and to meet with a negotiator for two employee organizations. Back

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BLOOD DRIVE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, October 4, at Copper Mountain College from 10 to 3:30 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match bone marrow screening free of charge. To make an appointment to donate

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FALL GALA SATURDAY

The annual fall gala is planned for this Saturday at Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation… Cooler weather means time for the Copper Mountain College Foundation’s annual Fall Gala on Saturday, October 1 at 6 p.m. in the Bell Center on the CMC campus. The event helps

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FALL GALA SATURDAY

The annual fall gala is planned for this Saturday at Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation… Cooler weather means time for the Copper Mountain College Foundation’s annual Fall Gala on Saturday, October 1 at 6 p.m. in the Bell Center on the CMC campus. The event helps

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NEW 12-HOUR RELAY FOR LIFE PLANNING MEETING TONIGHT

A planning meeting will be held tonight for the new 12-hour format for Relay for Life. The event raises money for the American Cancer Society by taking pledges for time spent walking a track. Are you excited about the new 12-hour model? Thinking about starting a team? Want more information

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BOOSTER CLUB FORMING FOR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BASKETBALL PROGRAM

Inter-Collegiate College Basketball is coming to Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says a booster’s club is being formed… An extracurricular athletic program has long been anticipated at Copper Mountain College. Now the College’s Foundation has announced plans to launch inter-collegiate Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams next fall. In a

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THE WINNERS OF THIS YEAR’S “TASTE OF MORONGO” EVENT

A large crowd of Morongo Basin food enthusiasts were on hand at the Bell Center in Joshua Tree Saturday night for the 2016 “Taste of the Morongo Basin.” The big winners for the night were the Middle Eastern Restaurant, taking the Judges’ Choice and best international, and Papa’s Smokehouse, taking

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PUBLIC SPEAKING WORKSHOP AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Do your knees knock when you face a microphone? Get butterflies in your stomach, yet you want to make your views known at a public meeting? Managing editor Tami Roleff says the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce is holding a free workshop to help you get over fears about speaking

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DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will meet Saturday, September 10, at 10 a.m. 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

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ROLL OVER CAR CRASH NEAR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FRIDAY MORNING

UPDATE 5 P.M. FRIDAY:

A Twentynine Palms woman was seriously injured Friday morning when her SUV rolled over in Joshua Tree. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Randy O’Brien, Adrianna Warren, 25, was driving westbound on Highway 62 at 11 a.m. when for unknown reasons, the tire tread separated on

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