SON OF COUNTY FIRE CHIEF FOUND DEAD IN LAKE ARROWHEAD

Dawson Hartwig, son of San Bernardino County Fire Chief Mark Hartwig, was found dead early Sunday, January 29, in Lake Arrowhead, a day and a half after he went missing. The sheriff’s dive team found his body about 1:10 a.m. in about 30 feet of water near the Lake Arrowhead

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SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES OFFERS CERTIFIED VOLUNTEER TRAINING

Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services is offering certified training for new volunteers. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the course details…

Every two minutes another woman, man or child is sexually assaulted and the effects can be devastating. By volunteering for Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services you can make a difference. Free

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BURBANK MAN RESCUED AFTER FALL IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

A rock climber was rescued after he fell about 30 feet in Joshua Tree National Park Sunday. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Colin Campbell, 26, of Burbank, was climbing in the Jumbo Rocks area of the park when he fell about 30 feet to the ground about 11 a.m. Witnesses

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MISS YUCCA VALLEY PAGEANT SATURDAY, WE MEET CONTESTANT ANGELIQUE PULIDO

The Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship pageant, produced by the Yucca Valley Rotary club, is this Saturday evening at 6:00 at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Reporter Kirby Davis introduces us to contestant Angelique Pulido…

Today we are talking with Angelique Pulido. Angelique, tell us about yourself.

“My name is Angelique

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MAN, GUILTY OF FOUR MORONGO BASIN ARMED ROBBERIES, GETS 22 YEARS

A Victorville man convicted of robbing four businesses in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms two years ago, was sentenced Friday to 22 years in state prison. In February 2015, Ramirez Brown, 37, who has ties to the area, robbed a smoke shop on Adobe Road, a liquor store in the

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MUSIC STUDENTS INVITED TO ENTER ROTARY MUSIC COMPETITION

Area music students are being invited to participate in the Yucca Valley Noon Rotary Club’s annual music competition. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the deadline to register is coming up fast…

High School music students are invited to compete in the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley’s annual music competition, set

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PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME KICKS OF AT THE JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY TOMORROW

Come to the Joshua Tree Library tomorrow and every Tuesday at 11 a.m. for preschool story time. The theme for tomorrow’s (January 31) story time is spiders. Three stories will be read, and children will sing songs, learn fun facts about spiders, and craft paper webs and spiders to take

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THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCES THE CAST OF “DISNEY’S MARY POPPINS”

Theatre 29 has cast the first of four Broadway musicals of their 2017 season, “Disney’s Mary Poppins.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has the cast list…

Desert Theatre League award-winning director Gary Daigneault will direct “Disney’s Mary Poppins” with Bill Barrett as musical director. Dani Jara will choreograph with costumes by the

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFFERS LOW-COST VACCINES, SPAYING AND NEUTERING

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in February for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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INTAKE FOR STUDENT ART SHOW AT GALLERY 62 IS TOMORROW

Students who wish to enter their art work in the Gallery 62 Youth Art Show should have their entries ready for intake tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has this reminder…

Gallery 62 Art Gallery in Joshua Tree is sponsoring a youth art show in February. Students in grades kindergarten through

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports today, the Joshua Springs boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will host Redlands Adventist Academy at home. The girls start at 5, the boys at 6:30.

SANTA FE SOCIAL CLUB SEEKS DONATION

The Santa Fe Social Club is accepting donations for its rummage sale next month. Residents are encouraged to donate furniture, books, toys, household items and other treasures for the two-day sale, set for February 9 and 10. The sale will raise money for the club’s programs, social activities, and items

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VACCINE CLINICS IN FEBRUARY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in February for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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“KING OF THE HAMMERS” COMING TO JOHNSON VALLEY FEBRUARY 3-11

Tens of thousands of fans and participants will be coming to our Morongo Basin the first week of February for the “King of The Hammers” event at the Johnson Valley off-road area. Kirby Davis says there is still time to register… One of the major off-road events in the country,

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HEARTS OF YUCCA VALLEY TO HOLD FUNDRAISING DINNER

Hearts of Yucca Valley—a non-profit organization that raises funds to support heart-related emergencies in the Morongo Basin—will hold a fundraiser Monday, February 6. The Super Bowl Recovery Party will be held at Electric Sports Lounge in the Von’s Shopping Center in Yucca Valley from 6 to 10 p.m. There will

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ARMED ROBBER SENTENCED FRIDAY TO 22 YEARS IN STATE PRISON 

A Victorville man convicted of robbing four businesses in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms two years ago was sentenced Friday to 22 years in state prison. In February 2015, Ramirez Brown, 37, who has ties to the area, robbed a smoke shop on Adobe Road, a liquor store in the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSING TWO KNIVES

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Thursday, after a business employee said the woman tried to break the store’s windows. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Dennis Tollefson, the woman, later identified as Jennifer Tomasello, 30, was at the AM/PM store located at 73434 29 Palms Highway about 2 p.m. The clerk

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TWENTYNINE PALMS STRATEGIC PLANNING TODAY

The city of Twentynine Palms will hold a public strategic planning workshop today to review last year’s goals and maybe set some new ones. Topics under discussion will include the city’s financial position, community safety, public facilities, infrastructure, economic development, energy, marketing and wastewater. Today’s meeting begins at 8 a.m.

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SAVE THE DATE FOR SPELL-A-THON TO BENEFIT ADULT LITERACY

The Kiwanis Club of Twentynine Palms has announced the date of its 26th annual spell-a-thon. The spelling bee for adults will be held from 9 to noon March 11 at the Helen Gray Education Center on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree. Teams of three people

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DESERT STORYSONGS HOST TO PLAY JOSHUA TREE SALOON

Z107.7’s own Jill Carey Michaels will perform live tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… Jill Carey Michaels, who hosts a quirky half-hour show on Z107.7, will be playing with her band Saturday night. Rough and Lovely will be playing at the Joshua Tree Saloon from 6 to 8

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