COLLEGE BOARD MEETS: REORGANIZATION AND TRUCK DRIVING CLASSES

Tomorrow looks to be a busy day for the Copper Mountain College board of trustees, starting with a board reorganization. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this overview…

The Copper Mountain College board of trustees convene the regular monthly meeting at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow. And right off, trustees will adjourn to a

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LOCAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS TOMORROW MORNING

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will host a guest speaker at its regular meeting Saturday, July 8. Ellie K is from the Coachella Valley Democratic office. Members are encouraged to bring items for the club’s yard sale, set for July 16. The beginning of a new fiscal year means it’s

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CELEBRATION OF LIFE SET FOR SUSAN LUCKIE REILLY

A celebration of life service has been set for Susan Luckie Reilly. Susan Luckie Reilly, a long-time resident of Twentynine Palms, died June 22, on her 101st birthday. The service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at the Bell Center on the campus of Copper Mountain College in Joshua Tree.

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CORONER IDENTIFIES 3 KILLED IN 2 FATAL CRASHES WEDNESDAY

The County Coroner’s office has identified the three victims in two fatal collisions in the Morongo Basin Wednesday. At about 4:00 a.m., the CHP received a 911 call regarding a 3-vehicle collision on State Route 247, just north of Alderman Road in Landers. Douglas Barnes, 37, of Victorville, was driving

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U-HAUL CRASHES INTO SEMI-TRUCK NEAR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

One person was killed Wednesday morning when a U-Haul truck crashed into the rear of a semi-truck near Copper Mountain College. About 8:20 a.m., the U-Haul rear-ended the semi on Highway 62 at Rotary Way, with the front end of the U-Haul wedged under the semi. An occupant inside the

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SHELTER IN PLACE DRILL AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE THIS MORNING

Copper Mountain College will conduct a shelter-in-place practice drill on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. This is the college’s first such training involving students.

HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER STUDENT VOLUNTEERS

Hi-Desert Medical Center recently established two new volunteer programs for students and others interested in real-world experiences in the healthcare industry. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on how to get involved…

Hi-Desert Medical Center volunteers have traditionally been funneled through the hospital’s multifaceted Auxiliary program. But recently, the hospital formed

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College board of trustees meet in special session at 9:15 a.m. tomorrow morning. On the agenda, trustees will consider approval for a $73,000 contract to perform classroom LED lighting conversions. And in a second action, trustees will consider awarding a contract for the Student Success Center Modular

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MORONGO BASIN DEMOCRATIC CLUB TO HEAR FROM NPCA

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will host a guest speaker at its regular meeting Saturday, June 10. David Lamfrom is the director of the California Desert and National Wildlife Programs for the Pacific Region of the National Parks Conservation Association, and he will speak on behalf of the opposition to

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD IN BUSY SESSION TOMORROW

Tomorrow looks to be a busy day for the Copper Mountain College board of trustees. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this overview… A 1 p.m. board study session will precede tomorrow’s regular 2:30 p.m. meeting of the Copper Mountain College board of trustees. Several board policies will be discussed during the

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SUMMER HOURS START TODAY

Copper Mountain College will begin its summer schedule June 5. Business hours will be 8 to 5 Monday through Thursday; the college will be closed on Friday. Regular hours will resume July 31. For more information, call 760-366-3791.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE PICKS A MASCOT

Copper Mountain College has chosen its official mascot. More than 1,000 residents, employees, and students voted from May 10 through May 26 for their favorite mascot, choosing between the Copperheads, Dust Devils, Fighting Cacti, and Tortoises. Copper Mountain College has announced the winner for the college’s new mascot is Fighting

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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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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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