FREE ON-LINE HEART ATTACK AND STROKE RISK ASSESSMENT OFFERED

A special website can help you learn if you are at risk for a heart attack or stroke. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the free service is offered by area hospitals… February is American Heart Month, and Hi-Desert Medical Center, Desert Regional Medical Center, and JFK Memorial Hospital are offering free

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The Joshua Tree Clean Team volunteers will be out working tomorrow morning, Wednesday, February 24. They will meet at the Mojave Desert Land Trust, at Olympic and Highway 62, on the north side at 8 a.m. The team will work for one short hour. There will be trash bags, grabber

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FREE SHOWING OF “FAT, SICK, AND NEARLY DEAD”

The Seventh Day Adventist Church in Yucca Valley will be showing a documentary film tonight. Reporter David Knutson invites you see: “Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead.”… 100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids, and suffering from a debilitating disease, Joe Cross was at the end of his rope. He tipped

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER MEETING CANCELLED

Tonight’s regular meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency board of directors has been cancelled. In a memo issued by the agency, the reason cited was “illness.” The board will next meet in a special session set for March 1.

YUCCA MESA GIRL SUCCUMBS AFTER A 9-YEAR BATTLE WITH CANCER

A Yucca Mesa girl with cancer, who has been the focus of several stories on Z107.7, died early Friday morning. Abigail Snipes, 13, had her first surgery days before her 4th birthday in 2006 to remove a tumor from her neck. Diagnosed with neurofibromatosis, Abigail remained in stable condition until

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COUNTY CLAIMS TO HAVE HOUSED EVERY HOMELESS VET

The County of San Bernardino is claiming to have located housing for every homeless veteran in the county. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says work still needs to be done… Last summer, county supervisors vowed to find housing for every homeless veteran in the county by the end of 2015. In a

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TIPS ON HOW USE THE 9-1-1 SYSTEM

We all hope we never need to call 911, but if you do, managing editor Tami Roleff offers these tips for how you can help dispatchers… Calling 9-1-1 can be intimidating, but try to stay as calm as possible. Be prepared to provide your name, phone number, address or location,

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HEARTS OF YUCCA VALLEY CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF SERVICE TOMORROW

Hearts of Yucca Valley will celebrate its 50th year of service to the Morongo Basin with a fund-raising dinner in Yucca Valley. The dinner will be held Tuesday, February 23, at Las Palmas Restaurant, from 4 to 9 p.m. Las Palmas will offer its full menu; a portion of proceeds

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YUCCA VALLEY BOY SCOUT TROOP RECRUITING

The Boy Scouts of Yucca Valley are recruiting boys to join their troop. The Boy Scouts hike, camp, and participate in community events such as marching in parades and placing flags on graves for Veterans’ Day and Memorial Day. Boy Scouting prepares boys for everyday life challenges and leadership roles.

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FREE SEMINAR ON BASIC SALES AND USE TAXES WEDNESDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Attention local retailers and service providers: A free seminar on basic sales tax and use tax in being offered in Twentynine Palms Wednesday. Reporter David Knutson says valuable information will be made available… Gain an understanding of Use Tax, District Tax, taxable and non-taxable labor, and much more at the

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DRUM CIRCLE TOMORROW AT THE JOSHUA TREE RETREAT CENTER

A drum circle will be held Tuesday, February 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. to celebrate the waning gibbous moon. The drum circle will be held in the sanctuary at Joshua Tree Retreat Center. Participants are encouraged to bring drums and rattles; instruments are also available for sale in the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY CLOSED TOMORROW FOR REPAVING

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery office and grounds will be closed to all pedestrian and vehicle traffic on Tuesday, February 23, for re-paving. The cemetery will re-open on Wednesday, February 24. For questions, call Stacey Lee, at 760-367-9316

LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL CHOIRS TO COMBINE FOR CONCERTS

The 14th annual combined high school choir concerts are set for both Twentynine Palms High School and Yucca Valley High School. The first of two concerts will be held at Twentynine Palms High School. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… Both high school choirs from Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley have

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PACIFIC ISLANDERS CLUB INVITE YOU TO INTERNATIONAL FEST AT TWENTYNINE PALM HIGH SCHOOL

The annual International Festival, celebrating the rich and varied cultures of Twentynine Palms High School students, will be held tomorrow. ROP broadcast student and Pacific Islander Club Vice President Pelekika Lemaota has your invitation… We hope you have the opportunity to join us for the 2016 International Festival on Tuesday,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS GIRLS BASKETBALL HEADING TO CIF QUARTER FINALS

On Saturday night, February 20, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ varsity basketball team won their second round playoff game at Whittier Christian High School by the score of 69 to 34. Coach Tim Stanford said the Wildcats passed the ball extremely well on offense, dishing out 20 assists, their

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YUCCA VALLEY PARKS COMMISSIONERS SOUGHT

The Town of Yucca Valley is looking for volunteers to serve as a commissioner on the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Commission. Applicants must be a resident within the Town’s jurisdiction. The Parks and Rec Commission meets on the second Tuesday of each month and acts as an advisor to the

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PUBLIC INVITED TO DISCUSS JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ISSUES

Would you like to share your thoughts and opinions about Joshua Tree National Park issues? Park Ranger Pam Tripp shares how you can… This spring, as Joshua Tree National Park celebrates the National Park Service’s 100th year, there is a diverse line-up of ranger-guided programs to attend, including a new

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INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TUESDAY

Twentynine Palms High School invites you to be a part of a 20 year tradition. Here’s assignment reporter Ashton Henry with more… The Twentynine Palms High School International Festival will be hosted on February 23 this year. This is a 20-year tradition at the campus. Every year the students get

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THE ST. JOSEPH’S PLAYERS HOLDS OPEN AUDITIONS TONIGHT

The St. Joseph’s Players announce open auditions for two comedies tonight from 6 to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church located at 56312 Church St. in Yucca Valley. “Broadway Bound” by Neil Simon and “The Nerd” by Larry Shue will both be cast tonight. Director Rebecca Havely is seeking six

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JOIN THE LIBRARY FOR A DR. SEUSS CELEBRATION

The Twentynine Palms Branch Library will host a celebration in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday next week. Between February 27 and March 5, vote for your favorite Dr. Seuss book and earn tickets for an opportunity drawing with a special prize. The library will hold a Dr. Seuss-themed preschool story

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