MEET THE ARTIST AT A JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY RECEPTION TOMORROW

A new artist will be hanging her artwork above the shelves at the Joshua Tree library. Managing editor Tami Roleff says an artist reception and talk is set for Saturday, February 17…

Tammy Romatko, a photographer and painter, and longtime resident of the Hi-Desert, will present an artist’s talk on

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FIGHTING CACTI BASKETBALL: MEN WIN, WOMEN LOSE, LAST GAME OF THE SEASON

Copper Mountain men’s basketball team capped off the regular season with another home victory Thursday night, beating Saddleback College 74-60. Coach Devin Aye said, “CMC played a complete game against traditional state powerhouse Saddleback College. Throughout the first half the Fighting Cacti made tough shots and played solid defense, giving

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WOMEN’S FIGHTING CACTI LOSE FINAL GAME OF THE SEASON

The Copper Mountain College Fighting Cacti women’s basketball team took to the hardwood for the final time in its inaugural season last night and lost 88-32.

Coach Hosie Ward said, “Tonight with a home conference game versus Orange Coast College was a fun game with the girls playing hard, and

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING CHILD PLEADS NOT GUILTY

The 34-year-old Yucca Valley man accused of killing his girlfriend’s one-year-old son was in court Wednesday. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there too, and files this report…

Arthur Davies, dressed in a green jail jumpsuit, and handcuffed, made his first appearance in a Joshua Tree courtroom Wednesday afternoon. Davies is

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GALLERY 62 RAFFLING OFF A WEDDINGTON OIL PAINTING

An original oil painting by a popular and prolific Hi-Desert artist will raffled off this month by Gallery 62 in Joshua Tree. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the raffle tickets are very affordable… Gallery 62 and the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council will be raffling off a painting by former

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE PLAYS FINAL SEASON HOME GAMES TONIGHT

Tonight is the last home game of the year on this Historic Inaugural Season for Copper Mountain College Fighting Cacti basketball teams. The men’s and women’s basketball teams will play a double header tonight at home in Joshua Tree. The women’s team will play Orange Coast College, starting at 5

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RETIRED TEACHERS MEET THIS FRIDAY

California Retired Teachers Association will meet Friday, February 16, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Attendees will honor the association’s past presidents and members who have experienced 80 or more birthdays. Lunch is provided at a cost of $15 per person.

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TONIGHT

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child meet tonight and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Helen Gray Education Center located on the campus of the Hi Desert

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BASKETBALL

The Copper Mountain College women’s basketball team took to the road Tuesday night for its final road contest of the 2017-18 regular season. The women played Santa Ana College, and lost, 91-27. Their final regular season game this season will be played in the Bell Center on Thursday starting at

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SCHOOL BOARD HOLDS HEARINGS ON DISTRICT ELECTIONS AND AN ELECTION WAIVER

The Morongo Unified School District board will hold two public hearings on the transition to trustee area elections during tonight’s regularly-scheduled meeting. Here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman with the details… The MUSD Board of Education will meet tonight at 6 p.m. at Joshua Tree Elementary School. The board will first meet

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MORONGO BASIN MAC HEARS THE CHALLENGES OF RURAL BROADBAND

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council discussed challenges of internet connectivity in rural areas at its meeting last night. Here with the story is reporter Tanisha Cureton…

In last night’s meeting of the MAC, Blake Baxter said anywhere between 34 percent to 55 percent of all rural households in the

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BURGLARS CAUGHT IN THE ACT IN JOSHUA TREE, ONE IN CUSTODY

Deputies have arrested one man and are searching for a second suspect in a burglary in Joshua Tree Sunday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, the owner of a home in the 60800 block of Mountain View Trail in Joshua Tree came home about 11 p.m. and surprised two burglars

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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN ACCUSED OF HEAD-BUTTING HER HUSBAND

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested early Saturday morning, accused of head butting her husband. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 61600 block of Adobe Drive in Joshua Tree at 3 a.m. for a case of stolen vehicle. When deputies arrived, the victim said he and

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14TH ANNUAL PARADE OF HOMES THIS SUNDAY

The 14th annual Parade of Homes Tour just around the corner. Today we continue our preview of the one of the standout residences featured on the February 18 program. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to join him for a sneak peek … Each year, the Parade of Homes raises funds

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM GIVING A VALENTINE CLEAN UP TOMORROW

The Joshua Tree Clean Team has a Valentine gift for their community tomorrow. Our heroes have scheduled a community cleanup tomorrow (Wednesday, February 14.) The hard-working members and neighbors will meet at the Joshua Tree Post Office and work from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Grabbers, gloves, safety vests and

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MORONGO BASIN MAC TALKS ABOUT RURAL BROADBAND TONIGHT

Screenagers with connectivity problems, listen up; the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council understands. Here with the story is reporter David Haldane… Do you curse the night for lack of a stable Internet signal in the middle of the desert? Well, help may be on the way in the person of

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS CONSIDER PIONEERTOWN WATER, LOCAL ROADS TOMORROW

Among the items under consideration at tomorrow’s County Supervisor meeting in San Bernardino are local roads and Pioneertown water. And if a local conservation group has anything to do with it, another item will be considered for a future agenda. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details… Consent agenda item 44 seeks

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TO HOLD COVER LETTER WORKSHOP

Copper Mountain College is creating meaningful careers by providing career workshops that could help make your job search easier. Reporter Tanisha Cureton will tell you how and when to attend… Copper Mountain College is offering a workshop to help job seekers express their character through a cover letter. Creating your

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BLOOD DRIVE AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, February 13, at Hi-Desert Medical Center, from 10 to 2. Due to a nationwide blood shortage, all blood types and all types of blood donations are needed. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BASKETBALL RESULTS

It was a barn burner inside the Bell Center Friday night as the Fighting Cacti men’s basketball team took on visiting Santa Ana College, and won, 89-87. It was a battle of the shooters in the first half as both teams went back and forth, shot for shot. Santa Ana

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