TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE AFTER SHE'S FOUND CUTTING DOWN MESQUITE TREES

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested after she was found cutting down mesquite trees in the desert Thursday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, a code enforcement officer was in the area of Mesquite Springs and Rainier Roads about 2 p.m. when he a small pickup truck parked in the

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FIRE TRAINING WITH CONTROLLED STRUCTURE BURNS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

If you see smoke in Twentynine Palms this week, don’t be too alarmed, the fire department is burning down some area houses as part of training. It’s part of a joint action by the city and the San Bernardino County Fire Department to benefit both. The firefighters get to train

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THEATRE 29 SPECIAL PRESENTATION CANCELLED

Theatre 29 announces a cancellation of a special presentation. With the details, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… Due to health challenges of a key production staff member, Theatre 29 must cancel the special presentation of the drama “Rashoman.” The event was previously scheduled to run from June 16 through June 25.

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VENDORS SOUGHT FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH STREET MARKET

The United Methodist Church of 29 Palms at 6250 Mesquite Springs Road, is looking for vendors for their street market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 3. Some of the items on sale will be a sink and cabinet, a wool rug, scrapbooking/cardmaking supplies, bicycles, children’s chairs

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley boys’ Trojan tennis team will travel away to Twentynine Palms High School to play the Wildcats. First serve is at 3:15 p.m.

CONTROLLED BURN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Most residents of rural areas are accustomed to seeing occasional “controlled burns” of unwanted brush and plant life. What’s not usually included, however, are buildings. Reporter David Haldane says that’s about to change… If you happen to see smoke in Twentynine Palms this week, don’t be alarmed; it’s just the

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FOOD PROGRAM GOES INDIAN

Keeping up with the best ways to grow, store and cook fresh food is an ongoing process. One local group works to spread the word about eating healthy, and developing nutritious habits. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us how you can get involved … The Joshua Tree Local Food Program invites

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BLUE JEAN BALL FUNDRAISER AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

Put on your favorite pair of jeans and get ready to dance. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation the 29 Palms Art Gallery Blue Jean Ball… The 29 Palms Art Gallery will celebrate its 65th anniversary with its biggest fundraiser of the year, the Blue Jean Ball. The event

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley boys’ Trojan tennis team will travel away to Twentynine Palms High School to play the Wildcats. First serve is at 3:15 p.m.

TWO LANDERS MEN ARRESTED FOLLOWING WARRANT SEARCH THURSDAY

Two Landers men were arrested Thursday during the service of a search warrant in Landers. About 1 p.m.deputies went to the 2200 block of Tori Lane where they found James Shovey, 53, and Ethan Wichita, also 53. During the search, deputies found suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. James Shovey was

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CLASS WARFARE CONSIDERED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

The next topic to be discussed at Lifetree Café is class warfare. Here with more is reporter Kirby Davis… Societal class equality at home and abroad will be explored at Lifetree Café on Sunday, April 23 at 4 p.m. The free program, titled “Class Warfare: The Unending Struggle for Equality,”

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DESERT-WISE LANDSCAPE TOUR

Drought-tolerant landscaping and energy efficient homes are the focus of the upcoming seventh annual Desert-Wise Landscape Tour. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says get tickets now… Now in its seventh year, the Morongo Basin Conservation Association’s Desert-Wise Landscape Tour has become a de facto right of Spring. The popular, self-guided tour, has

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COMMUNITY CONCERT FEATURES A TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA

A Yucca Valley church will feature a tribute to “Ol’ Blue Eyes” tomorrow. Kirby Davis invites you to the community concert… The Community Concert Series at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will present A Tribute to Frank Sinatra Sunday, April 23, at 2:30 p.m. Former Las Vegas entertainer Tommy Hernandez will

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STAR PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, April 22. The event begins at 8:15 p.m. and will end about 11:30 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Jupiter is quite bright and its colorful clouds

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LYRID METEOR SHOWER THIS WEEKEND

The Lyrid meteor shower peaks this week, with meteors visible through April 25. While the Lyrids are not the strongest meteor shower, some meteors may occasionally reach fireball intensity. The showers emanate from the constellation of Lyra; its principal star, Vega, is the third brightest star in the northern hemisphere.

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THEATRE 29 SUMMER YOUTH THEATRE APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

The Theatre 29 summer youth theater program has applications available now. The first 30 applicants approved in each age group will be accepted. The program will run Monday Through Friday from June 26 through July 30 (with July 4 off) culminating with six performances of “Disney’s Little Mermaid Jr.” Reporter

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BLM PONDERING LOCAL OFF-ROAD VEHICLE ROUTES

Earlier this week, officials from the Bureau of Land Management held an open house in Yucca Valley. The aim was to provide information on a proposal that would bar ORV, or off-road vehicle, traffic from various types of local roads, and to gather public comment on the proposal. Reporter Mike

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NAVY CHANGES REGS ABOUT POSTING NUDE PHOTOS

Posting nude pictures of service members without consent is now, for all intents and purposes, a crime in the Navy and Marine Corps—a response to the nude photo-sharing scandal that surfaced when a reporter outed a private Facebook group of Marines and sailors that was used at times to swap

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FIREFIGHTERS TRAINING IN CONTROLLED BURNS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS NEXT WEEK

Most residents of rural areas are accustomed to seeing occasional “controlled burns” of unwanted brush and plant life. What’s not usually included, however, are buildings. Reporter David Haldane says that’s about to change… If you happen to see smoke in Twentynine Palms next week, don’t be alarmed; it’s just the

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SPIRITUAL ENCOUNTER 2K17 IN 29 PALMS TOMORROW

Gospel Fellowship Christian Center Church will host a free event for all teens in grades seven through 12 on Friday, April 21. The Spiritual Encounter 2K17, for teens aged 13 to 18, will have workshops, a talent show with a $100 prize, and a DJ. The doors open at 6:30;

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