HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats volleyball team beat the Eagles at Desert Hot Springs in five sets. Coach Missy Bond said the Ladycats were led by senior Latasia Benevente with 10 kills and three ace serves. Junior Tatiyanna Mackall had nine kills, one block, one ace serve, and five

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PILOT ERROR, FAULTY PART CAUSED FATAL TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE HELICOPTER CRASH

Two Marine officers who were killed when their helicopter crashed at the Combat Center in January disregarded warning lights that indicated an emergency with the aircraft’s oil pressure. The Marine Corps Times obtained a copy of the investigation into the crash and reported Sunday that the UH-1Y Huey helicopter was

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS, HEARING ON 200-UNIT HOUSING PROJECT SET

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets in regular session tonight. Reporter David Haldane says a public hearing on a housing development and removing blighted buildings are on the agenda… The Twentynine Palms City Council will begin its meeting with a closed session at 5 p.m. tonight to consider potential litigation.

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WOMAN ARRESTED SNEAKING INTO EX-BOYFRIENDS HOUSE, ASSAULTING HIM

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested early Saturday morning after she snuck into her ex-boyfriends house and started punching him when she saw another woman in his bed. According to a Sheriff’s report, Chasidy Embry, 26, who had broken up with her boyfriend several months ago, was drunk and went

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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN ARRESTED FOR CHOKING BOYFRIEND

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested early Monday morning, following an argument with her boyfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Kristan Marshall, 27, was arguing with her boyfriend in the 78700 block of Rockwood Road in Joshua Tree about 4 a.m. when her boyfriend said she put him in a

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN GUN

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Monday morning after he was found with a stolen gun. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy was patrolling Santa Fe Trail shortly before 3 a.m. when he saw Zachary Ruhs, 19, walking in the street near Deer Trail. Believing Ruhs to be

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD GETS FINANCIAL AUDIT TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the Landers area water providers agenda… At tonight’s 6 p.m. board meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency directors will receive the financial audit for fiscal 2014-15, as well as consider a handful of

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TOP TWO OFFICERS RESIGN FROM THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

In the wake of the annual Pioneer Days celebration, turmoil at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. At a special closed session of the Chamber Board Thursday, October 22, Vice President Kim Ortamond, who was set to take the presidency, resigned effective immediately. Yesterday, the Chamber issued a statement that

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SOME HALLOWEEN SAFETY REMNDERS

Halloween is this Saturday. Reporter David Knutson says while it is a lot of fun, there are some reminders to keep it safe… Halloween is a fun holiday enjoyed by many, but without the right precautions, serious issues can arise. Remember, Halloween parties are always safer than trick-or-treating, but if

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The Joshua Tree Clean Team will meet tomorrow morning, Wednesday, October 28, on Yucca Mesa at Canterbury, turn west onto Canterbury for parking. The hard-working volunteers will work for one hour from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The group will then be treated to coffee and good conversation at the

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REACH OUT CRAFT FAIR SEEKING VENDORS

Vendor spaces are still available for Reach Out Morongo Basin’s ninth annual craft fair and bake sale. The sale is set for November 7 and 8, at the Senior Center on Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms. Tables are $20 for one day, or $30 for two days. For more information,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS PREPARE FOR COMPETITION

With football season winding down, the cheerleaders at Twentynine Palms High School are now getting ready for competition. ROP broadcast student Madeline Samarin talks with cheerleading coach Tresa Oden…… Being a cheerleader at Twentynine Palms High School is more than just games and long practices; it is also competitions. The

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CACTUS SEWABLES MEET MONDAY

The general meeting of the Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will take place Monday, November 2, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Hwy. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 pm. Guest speaker will be Lyn Brown from Anaheim,

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DOCUMENTARY TONIGHT AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH

Obesity is fast becoming the single greatest killer of Americans. The documentary, “Killer at Large” offers an in-depth analysis of obesity by examining the causes and suggesting ways to reverse this deadly trend. A free screening of “Killer at Large” will be held Tuesday, October 27, at 6 p.m. at

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CORONER IDENTIFIES TWENTYNINE PALMS MOTORCYCLIST KILLED DOING HIGH SPEED WHEELIES ON ADOBE ROAD

A 31-year-old motorcycle rider died following a crash in Twentynine Palms Friday morning. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Wayne Greer, witnesses reported the motorcycle rider–Hayward Adams, of Twentynine Palms–doing wheelies and speeding southbound on Adobe Road about 11:50 a.m. As Adams approached Manana Drive on his gray 2008 Honda, Greer said

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LOCAL LIBRARIES TO OFFER ONLINE COMPUTER CLASSES

The County Library Branches in the Morongo basin, and the rest of the county, are now offering a great opportunity to keep up with technology. Managing editor Tami Roleff says online computer classes will now be available… The San Bernardino County library system now offers free online business and computer

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FREE FLU SHOTS WEDNESDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Reach Out Morongo Basin is hosting a free flu shot clinic for adults and children. The free flu shots will be held Wednesday, October 28, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center, 6539 Adobe Road. No appointments are necessary and walk-ins are welcome. For more information,

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SPECIAL ONE-NIGHT-ONLY FLAMENCO SHOW AT THEATRE 29 WEDNESDAY

Back by popular demand, flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes brings her latest show to Theatre 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more about the production and how you can reserve tickets… “Northern Lights” is flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes latest touring show. She returns to Theatre 29 along with guitarist Bobby de Sofia.

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MARINES PLAN MEETING TO DISCUSS JOHNSON VALLEY LAND USE

Local off-roaders who ride in the Johnson Valley off-road area can mark their calendars for November 21. Representatives from the Marine Corps and the Bureau of Land Management will host a meeting about land use in the Johnson Valley area at the Johnson Valley Community Center, November 21 from 10

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE PLANS FOR 100 PERCENT STUDENT SUCCESS

Copper Mountain College has set a high mark to obtain. Their Academic Senate recently set their goal for student success. Reporter Mike Lipsitz said they set the bar as high as it would go… 100 percent success; that’s the goal recently set by the Copper Mountain College Academic Senate. What

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